Schedule

A large group of graduates pose for a photo before marching in Commencement procession; photo: Jake Belcher

Commencement Celebration Schedule 

Commencement 2022 celebrations will take place during the week of May 23, with the majority of the Advanced Degree Ceremonies taking place on Thursday, May 26, followed by the OneMIT Ceremony (all members of the class of 2022 are invited) and the Undergraduate Ceremony on Friday, May 27.

Please see the schedule below for available timing and location information. Tickets will be required. All ceremonies will be webcast, which is open to all and does not require any log-in.

Some departments, labs, and centers hold events May 25–27. Please see the Receptions page for the list of events. For specific questions, please consult the organizers directly.


Thursday, May 26, 2022

Advanced Degree Ceremonies

These ceremonies are for Master’s and Doctoral candidates; all names will be announced and hoods will be presented to Doctoral candidates at these ceremonies.

School of Science Advanced Degree Ceremony
Ceremony: 11 am – 12:30 pm; doors open at 10 am. Location: Swraj Paul Theater at Kresge Auditorium | Detail at the School of Science website
Reception: 12:30 – 2 pm, Location: Johnson Athletics Center Ice Rink

School of Engineering and Schwarzman College of Computing Advanced Degree Ceremony
Ceremony: 1 – 3 pm; doors open at 12 noon. Location: Briggs Field Tent | Detail at the School of Engineering and Schwarzman College websites
Individual department, lab, and center receptions to follow; details forthcoming

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Advanced Degree Ceremony
Ceremony: 1:30 – 3 pm; doors open at 1 pm. Location: Media Lab Complex, E14 6th Floor | Detail at the SHASS website
Reception: 3 – 4 pm Location: Media Lab Complex, E14 6th Floor

School of Architecture and Planning Advanced Degree Ceremony
Ceremony: 2:30 – 4 pm; doors open at 1:30 pm. Location: Swraj Paul Theater at Kresge Auditorium | Detail at the SA+P website
Reception: 4 – 5:30 pm, Location: Johnson Athletics Center Ice Rink

Advanced degree ceremonies within the Sloan School of Management are organized by program, following the schedule listed below. Degree candidates in Sloan programs are encouraged to contact their program officers for specifics.


Friday, May 27, 2022

OneMIT Commencement Ceremony

All members of the Class of 2022 are invited to the OneMIT Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 27. This event—comprising speeches, turning of the Brass Rat, and singing of the School Song—is for graduates of all degree programs in all Schools and the College.

MIT is honored to welcome Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala MCP ’78 PhD ’81, Director-General of the World Trade Organization, as the OneMIT Commencement Ceremony guest speaker. More at MIT News

Graduates and guests are invited to adjourn for cold beverages and boxed lunches following the OneMIT Ceremony.

Undergraduate Ceremony

This ceremony is for anyone receiving a Bachelor’s degree. Names will be read and graduates will cross the stage at this ceremony.



Sloan School of Management Advanced Degree Program Ceremony schedule

Sloan advanced degree candidates: please refer to and share with your guests information about the OneMIT Ceremony and the individual program ceremonies provided by your program managers.

Tuesday, May 24
  • Sloan Fellows Program: 6 pm
Wednesday, May 25
  • Master of Science in Management Studies Program: 6 pm
Thursday, May 26
  • Master of Finance Program: 10 am
  • Doctoral Program in Management (comprising hood investiture): 11 am
  • Executive MBA Program: 2 pm
Friday, May 27
  • MBA Program: 3 pm


MIT will welcome the Classes of 2020 and 2021 to campus for a special celebration on Saturday, May 28, 2022! More information