Congratulations on Your Graduation!

All graduating students must File for Graduation (PDF). Unless you apply, you will not be reviewed for clearance for graduation.

Graduation FAQs:

Application Deadlines:

Typical Cycle

Actual for This Academic Year

Anticipated Graduation

Mid-June

June 17, 2016

September Graduates

Early October

October 7, 2016

January Graduates

Early October

October 7, 2016

May Graduates

Graduation Checklists:

September and January Potential Graduates Checklist-

  • Please run your program evaluation in WebAdvisor to verify that you are close to completing your program(s), in most cases you will see Pending Anticipated Complete on your evaluation.  If you have any questions about your evaluation please see your Faculty Advisor and/or Program/Department Chair.
  • In order to graduate you MUST fill out an Application for Degree - here is a link to the form: Click here, File for Graduation (PDF).
  • If you are taking courses off campus to complete your degree, please make sure you have submitted an Off Campus Course Request form: Click here, Off Campus Request Form (PDF)
  • Review your Daemen email on a regular basis.  We will be informing you of your graduation status as well as any additional commencement information you may need.
  • If you are going to participate in May Commencement Ceremony please do the additional steps below after you receive emailed information do to so.

May Potential Graduates and Commencement Ceremony Participants Checklist-

  • Please run your program evaluation in WebAdvisor to verify that you are close to completing your program(s), in most cases you will see Pending Anticipated Complete on your evaluation.  If you have any questions about your evaluation please see your Faculty Advisor and/or Program/Department Chair.
  • If you have not done so in the previous September or January; you MUST fill out an Application for Degree - here is a link to the form: Click here, File for Graduation (PDF)
  • If you are taking courses off campus to complete your degree, please make sure you have submitted an Off Campus Course Request form: Click here, Off Campus Request Form (PDF)
  • Review your Daemen email on a regular basis.  We will be informing you of your graduation status as well as any additional commencement information you may need.
  • Attending Commencement in May:
    • All September, January and May graduates for this academic year can participate in our May Commencement. For example, all September 2016 and January 2017 graduates may participate in May 2017 commencement.
    • Fill out RSVP form link is below, if you are planning on attending our Commencement Ceremony on May 20, 2017
    • Order your Cap and Gown (same link as RSVP form) - RSVP and Cap and Gown link

(RSVP or CAP/GOWN FORM IS NOT OPEN YET- CHECK BACK IN LATE FALL)

  • Find out more about Walking at the ceremony, if you are close but not going to complete your degree requirements by the end of spring term - (Walker applications are due by the end of March.) Click this link for Walking Criteria
  • Periodically check back to this website for form access, commencement festivities information as well as award information. (see below)
  • Watch for a Rehearsal email! That will go to your Daemen email in May.

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR THOSE ATTENDING MAY COMMENCEMENT!

Daemen College hosts two Commencement Ceremonies.

LOCATION:

3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo, NY 14201

DATE:

Saturday, May 20th, 2017

TIMES:

Undergraduate Ceremony will be held at 2:30pm

Graduate Ceremony to follow at 7:00pm

RSVP & GRADUATION ATTIRE INFO:

All Students Attending May Commencement MUST RSVP and Order their Cap and Gown. 

You will need to contact the Daemen Bookstore for additional Graduation Attire information.

GRADUATION WEEK ACTIVITIES

Click on the Filpbook​ link for information on the week's activities prior to and included the day of Commencement.

AWARD NOMINATIONS:

Each year at our Daemen College's Annual Excellence Awards Ceremony, several awards are conferred to selected seniors who have distinguished themselves within the College community, as students with demonstrated leadership. The President's Office, the Student Association, and the Alumni Relations Office each solicit nominations from members of the College community, for names of graduating undergraduate students to be candidates for these unique leadership awards. 

The link to the on-line submission form is HERE. Deadline for nominations is by TBA.

Please include appropriate supporting material on the candidate, which will be beneficial for review by the committees of these respective awards.  Below, is information that should assist you in choosing the award for your graduating nominee.

Presidents Award

Conferred by the Office of the President

A leadership award that particularly recognizes an undergraduate student who has exhibited extraordinary dedication, care, and concern for their fellow students.

SELF-NOMINATIONS and SUPPORTING MATERIALS/INFORMATION should be submitted online by TBA.  If you have any questions regarding this award please contact Sherrie Gustas, Executive Director, Office of the President at sgustas@daemen.edu or 839-8210.  

AWARD FORM LINK

Mary Angela Canavan Award

Conferred by the Student Association

A leadership award that particularly recognizes an undergraduate student who has made significant contributions to the betterment of student life at the College.

SELF-NOMINATIONS and SUPPORTING MATERIALS/INFORMATION should be submitted online by TBA If you have any questions regarding this award please contact Chris Malik, Director of Student Activities at cmalik@daemen.edu or 839-8521. 

AWARD FORM LINK

Alumni Senior Award

Conferred by the Daemen College Alumni Association

A leadership award that particularly recognizes an undergraduate student who has demonstrated exceptional dedication to the larger community.

NOMINATIONS and SUPPORTING MATERIALS/INFORMATION should be should be submitted online by TBAIf you have any questions regarding this award please contact Katie Graf, Director of Alumni Relations at kgraf@daemen.edu or 839-8364.   

AWARD FORM LINK