The Daemen University Nancy Haberman Gacioch (NHG) Center for Veterans welcomes students who are active duty members, students who served in the armed services, and student dependents of military service members.  The NHG Center is located on the first floor of Duns Scotus (DS131) directly across from the Department of Athletics.  The Center for Veterans is available whenever Duns Scotus is open and accessible through swipe card access which, as a Daemen military-aligned student (V/MAS), will be provided to you.

This Center provides computers, printers, desks, tables, and whiteboards along with a full-size refrigerator and microwave to better ensure academic success and social integration within the Daemen University community.  In addition, the Center also provides career, vocational, and academic coaching and counseling.   

If you are new to the area or have never visited Daemen University, please make an appointment to come in, take a tour, and get a feel for the campus, the facilities, and the Daemen Community.   The Veteran Services team will be happy to discuss the resources available to you.  Please contact us using the form below or call us at (716) 839-7214. You can also email us at


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Military Friendly School

Daemen University has been selected by Victory Media for the ninth consecutive year as a Military Friendly School. The national designation is awarded to top colleges, universities, community colleges, and trade schools in the country that are doing the very best job to embrace student veterans and have dedicated resources to ensure their success in the classroom and after graduation.

Military Friendly School 2021-2022 Military Advanced Education & Transition top school

Yellow Ribbon Program
Yellow Ribbon Program

Daemen University is designated as a Yellow Ribbon College Program participant.  Incoming Daemen students may be eligible for lower tuition rates and other undergraduate fees under the Post-9/11 GI Bill.

Principles of Excellence

Daemen University participates in the Principles of Excellence program, and has agreed to the following program guidelines:

  • We provide students with a personalized form covering the total cost of an education program
  • We provide educational plans for all military and veteran education beneficiaries.
  • We pledge to never use fraudulent or aggressive recruiting techniques nor misrepresent what our University has to offer
  • We accommodate servicemembers and reservists absent due to service requirements
  • We have designated contact personnel to provide academic and financial advice to servicemembers, veterans, and other military-aligned students
  • Each Daemen University professional personnel assigned to college admissions, financial aid, student accounts, and the college's registrar departments are specially trained to direct veteran or other military-aligned students to the Veteran Services Department when these students request specific information in their query of the college.
  • Additionally, Daemen University professionals shall direct Veterans, Military-Aligned, and Service member students to reach out directly to the Educational Services Officer, if necessary. / 888-442-4551.
  • We have aligned institutional refund policies with those under Title IV, which governs the administration of federal student financial aid programs.
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  • If you feel that Daemen University is failing to follow these principles, feel free to file a complaint; we will make every effort to address your concerns: