This website is the official source of information on the COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation for Daemen College. Daemen will provide updates related to the operation of the college here when new information becomes available.

For the most up-to-date information on this rapidly evolving health situation, please refer to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website.

Daemen College appreciates everyone’s patience during what continues to be an unprecedented and fluid situation. As always, our decisions will continue to be made with the health and safety of our students, faculty, and staff in mind.

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The Remote Learning Taskforce (RLT) has been formed to offer guidance to faculty on appropriate options for providing online education in the event of class disruptions.

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Information relevant to Daemen Employees and the coronavirus situation is available from Employee Engagement, in collaboration with the Emergency Response Team.

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The Daemen College shuttle will have a modified schedule after the thanksgiving shutdown.   The full schedule, as always, can be found online.

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Hours of Operation

Dining Services

  • Dining Services adjusted protocols to comply with new guidance from Erie County, including a reduction of table capacity in the Wick Dining Hall. Dining services will remain open for students with some slight modifications. Both the Wick Dining Hall and The Den will operate under normal hours leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday. For those students remaining on campus over the Thanksgiving holiday, the main Dining Hall will be open at the following times:
    • Wednesday, Nov. 25 – Saturday, Nov. 28 *
      • 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. (continental breakfast)
      • 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. (brunch)
      • * Prior to 1 p.m., students who are staying on campus will be able to pick up a hot meal to go for dinner
    • Sunday, Nov. 29
      Return to normal hours
    • Beginning on Monday, November 30, all meals will be served out of the Wildcat Den with regular dining hours, 7 a.m – 7 p.m.


The RIC will remain open normal hours for students to use for studying, computer/printer usage, and attending classes remotely.  During Finals Week, the RIC will be open 24 hours. Visit the library website for more information on hours of operation after exam week.

Daemen College Bookstore


AWC Fitness Center: 

  • Closed until further notice

Lumsden Gymnasium

  • Closed until further notice

Residence Halls: Residence Halls will be open for students who need to remain on campus for the remainder of the semester.  However, after finals, the dining hall will be closed. Residential students have received, and will continue to receive, more specific information regarding leaving their belongings, coming back, etc., directly from the Office of Housing and Residence Life. Residence Life will be following up with people who asked to stay to ensure that this is their best option and to make sure they have what they need.

Shuttle: The shuttle will operate on a shortened schedule from Saturday, November 28th through finals on December 19th.  The modified schedule will appear at  Daemen Shuttle Schedule

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information & Updates

As a leader in health sciences education, Daemen College is utilizing the expertise of its faculty and staff members to closely monitor developments in the rapidly evolving nature of the novel coronavirus.