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On the closing day of the session, which, unless that day be


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Sunday, occurs on the 29th June, the Visiters, Faculty, Officers,
and Students, and the Society of Alumni, assemble in the Rotunda,
whither also are invited the friends of the students, and the
public generally. On this occasion the certificates and diplomas
are awarded to the successful candidates, the results of the examinations
are announced, and addresses are delivered by one or more
of the Masters of Arts, and by the Orator appointed by the Society
of Alumni.