MIT Online Commencement 2020

Friday, May 29, 2020 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Virtual Event

Join the community on May 29 for MIT’s first online Commencement!

The webcast for the May 29 celebration will be available at The program will include a Commencement address given by Admiral William McRaven, salutes from student leaders, an extraordinary community-sourced technical music project, a turn of the Brass Rat, and the conferring of degrees. Professor Esther Duflo will offer a salute to the advanced degree recipients. This program is for all degrees, all Schools.


  • Noon–1 pm EDT: Pre-program show
  • 1–2 pm EDT: Online Commencement Program and Degree Conferral
  • 2–3 pm EDT: Welcome into the MIT Alumni Association, scroll of graduates’ names, and post-program show

Find your time zone, check your streaming connections, and join us here on May 29. We look forward to celebrating with you!


Event Type

Meetings/Gatherings, Community Event

Events By Interest

Academic, General

Events By Audience

Public, MIT Community, Students, Alumni, Faculty, Staff

Events By School

School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P), School of Engineering (SoE), School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (SHASS), Sloan School of Management (Sloan), School of Science, Schwarzman College of Computing


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