Schedule | Schedule and Plan

Schedule for Commencement 2017

Thursday, June 8: Investiture of Doctoral Hoods

Also on June 8: MIT Sloan Master’s Convocations*

Tickets are required for both events, including receptions

Sloan MFinance Convocation

  • 10 am–noon (doors open at 9 am) at the Marriott Hotel in Kendall Square  Contact
  • Reception for MFinance candidates and families at the Royal Sonesta Hotel, Cambridge, 6–9 pm

Sloan MBA Convocation

  • 3–5 pm (doors open at 2 pm) at the Wang Theatre in Boston
  • Reception for MBA candidates and families at the Prudential Skywalk Observatory, Boston, 6:30–10 pm

Friday, June 9: Commencement Day

  • Graduates report to Johnson Athletics Center by 8 am
  • Doors to Killian Court open at 7:30 am
  • Killian Court entrance closed for Procession 9:45 am
  • Entrance reopened after Procession 10:15 am
  • Recession 1-1:30 pm
  • School and Department Receptions

Also on June 9: MIT ROTC Commissioning Ceremony

Also on June 9: Tech Night at the Pops, organized by the MIT Alumni Association. Graduating students will be advised when tickets are available for purchase.

*Please note that MIT Sloan is the only School that holds Master’s convocations. All degrees—graduate and undergraduate—for all five Schools are conferred during the Commencement Exercises.