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On the closing day of the session, which occurs on the
Thursday before the fourth day of July, the Visitors, Faculty,
Officers, and Students of the University assemble in
the Public Hall—whither also the friends of the students
and the public generally are invited. On this occasion the
results of the examinations are announced, certificates and
diplomas awarded, and addresses delivered by the Bachelors
and Masters of Arts.