Schedule | Schedule and Plan

Schedule for Commencement 2018

Thursday, June 7: Investiture of Doctoral Hoods

  • PhD and ScD candidates in all departments and Schools report by 9 am for assembly and robing
  • Doors to Johnson Athletics Center open at 9 am
  • Ceremony begins at 10 am
  • Receptions following the ceremony

Friday, June 8: 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 2 pm
  • School and Department Receptions

Related celebrations on Thursday, June 7

Phi Beta Kappa Induction Ceremony

All are welcome—no tickets required

MBA Convocation: A gathering for Sloan’s graduating MBA class

  • Ceremony: 3–5 pm
  • Reception: 6:30–9:30 pm, tickets required
  • Please visit MIT Sloan for more information.




Rocket cap

Rabbit at Commencement

Happy graduate