Welcome to Commencement at MIT

Congratulations to our newest alumni! Actor, filmmaker, co-founder of Water.org, and native Cantabrigian Matt Damon was the guest speaker at the 2016 Commencement Exercises on June 3. Thank you to Mr. Damon and to all the graduates, families, and friends for a wonderful day.

Investiture of Doctoral Hoods

MIT welcomed Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala MCP ’78 PhD ’81, former Minister of Finance of Nigeria, as the guest speaker at the 2016 Investiture of Doctoral Hoods.

2017 degree candidates, families, and friends: please visit our pages in the spring for updates. Some details about Commencement week activities are not made final until close to the date and 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 for the festivities next June.

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

Gayle M. Gallagher
Executive Officer for Commencement


Killian Court on Commencement Day