Welcome to Commencement at MIT!

Please note these dates and times for the 2015 ceremonies:

  • Investiture of Doctoral Hoods: 11:30 am, Thursday, June 4
  • Commencement: 10 am, Friday, June 5

Guest speakers

MIT is delighted to announce Megan Smith '86 SM '88, Chief Technology Officer of the United States, as the guest speaker at the 2015 Commencement Exercises. For more, please see The Tech's December 9, 2014 online edition.

For the first time, MIT will welcome a guest speaker at the Investiture of Doctoral Hoods: astronaut and alumnus Mike Massimino SM '88 PhD '92 will address the 2015 candidates at the June 4 ceremony. Read the complete story at MIT News.

Degree candidates, families, and friends: please continue to visit our pages for updates throughout the spring. Some details about Commencement week activities are not made final until close to the date—you will want to be sure you have the most recent information.

We hope that you'll find here everything you need to plan your Commencement Day, but if not, please let us know how to help. You can reach us via email or phone (617) 253-4795. We look forward to seeing you in June.

W. Eric L. Grimson
Chancellor for Academic Advancement and
Chair, Commencement Committee

Gayle M. Gallagher
Executive Officer for Commencement