Congratulations on Your Graduation!

All graduating students must file a graduation application through Self-Service. Unless you apply, you will not be reviewed for graduation eligibility. Daemen University traditionally had two Commencement Ceremonies on one day in May each academic year. Daemen University graduates students every September, January, and May. 

May Commencement Ceremony:


Kleinhans Music Hall

3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo, NY 14201


Saturday, May 21, 2022


Undergraduate Ceremony will be held at Noon

Graduate Ceremony to follow at 4:30 pm

Graduation FAQs:

Graduation Checklists:

Potential Graduates Checklist All September, January and May graduates for this academic year can participate in our May Commencement. For example, all September 2021 and January 2022 graduates may participate in May 2022 commencement.)

  • Fill out RSVP form, if you are planning on attending our Commencement Ceremony on MAY 21, 2022.
  • 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 - Click here- Walking Criteria Link
  • Periodically check back to this website for form access, commencement festivities information as well as award information. (see below)

Graduation Activites:

Commencement Fair - March 23, 2022 Getting you ready for Daemen’s Graduation and beyond.  Order your cap and gown as well as other graduation fun items.  Verify your graduation status! Get information on the May ceremony. Win Prizes!  Enjoy some snacks!  Start getting excited to graduate!

For information on the events happening during Graduation week.

For information on Daemen University Award Nominations: TBA