MIT Commencement Friday, June 6

Ellen Kullman, CEO of DuPont, to deliver commencement address

May 30, 2014

Press Contact

Kimberly Allen
Phone: 617-253-2702
MIT News Office

Sarah McDonnell
Phone: 617-253-8923
MIT News Office

(Cambridge, MA) -- MIT’s 148th Commencement will take place on Friday, June 6, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. in Killian Court, located off Memorial Drive. The guest speaker is Ellen Kullman, chair of the board and CEO of DuPont. MIT President L. Rafael Reif will deliver the traditional charge to graduates.

The entire graduation ceremony will be webcast live at

More Information

2014 MIT Commencement website

MIT News: DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman will be MIT’s 2014 Commencement speaker

Media Registration & Credentialing

Press badges will be mandatory to access Killian Court and must be picked up on the morning of commencement between 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. in Building 4, on the first floor, adjoining Killian Court. Enter the campus at 77 Massachusetts Ave (Building 7/Lobby 7) and follow the signs to Building 4.

Please arrive no later than 9:30 a.m. to allow time for credentialing, security screening, and entrance to Killian Court. All TV cameras are required to be in place no later than 9:00 a.m. The commencement program begins at 10:00 a.m.

A room (4-152) will be available where reporters can file or make calls. Light refreshments will be available in another nearby room. MIT offers wireless connectivity for guests and visitors (MIT GUEST), but you may want to bring your own hot spot given the large number of individuals who may access the network at the same time.

Media RSVP

RSVP to Sarah McDonnell at with the following information for each person who plans to attend: Name, Organization, Contact Information and whether you are part of a TV crew, print reporter, radio reporter or photographer. All media wishing to attend Commencement must RSVP by Thursday, June 5.