The 519th Convocation took place on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 9:15 a.m. on the University’s Main Quadrangle. All candidates participated in this ceremony, during which the President verbally conferred degrees to groups of candidates by degree type and academic program. Divisions and schools held separate ceremonies or receptions at which degree candidates receive their diplomas individually from their deans. The President continued the longstanding practice of directly presenting diplomas to each graduate of the College.