The MIT Excellence Awards + Collier Medal Ceremony

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The 2023 MIT Excellence Awards + Collier Medal ceremony will take place on Thursday, June 8, from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. ET at Kresge Auditorium. Reception to follow from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

We invite MIT staff, students, and faculty to attend the in-person ceremony, or watch the livestream here from another location. There is open seating in Kresge Auditorium available for all who would like to attend. Doors will open at 2:45 p.m. for the MIT community.

Pom-poms and signs for recipients are encouraged! There will be materials available in Kresge lobby to make signs prior to the start of the ceremony.

A reception will follow the ceremony, in the lobby and on Kresge Oval (outdoors). An ice cream truck and other light refreshments will be available for attendees and recipients.

Congratulations to the 2023 MIT Excellence Award + Collier Medal award recipients!

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Watch the Ceremony

A livestream will be available here during the event.


We are committed to providing an environment that is accessible and inclusive for individuals with disabilities. The event will include an ASL interpreter and the webcast will be captioned. If you need assistance in accessing the event or the webcast, please email us at

Prior Year

See the 2022 recipients and watch the video ceremony or learn more about the awards.