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Congratulations to those of you who have been accepted to Daemen University. The faculty and administration have been busily preparing for your arrival on campus.

Be sure to check your email regularly. Beginning April 16, those who have secured a spot for themselves at Daemen by submitting their tuition deposit will receive information on how to:

  • Complete the Course Registration Questionnaire and be registered for your fall classes.
  • Sign up for the virtual Schedules 101, Academic Department meetings (required to receive your fall course schedule)
  • Upload your Daemen University I.D. picture
  • Activate your Daemen computer account and have access to your offical Daemen email.
  • Complete their New Student Orientation acknowledgement form.

We have planned a First-Year Student Orientation program which include social activities and exposure to your academic program. You will have the opportunity to meet with faculty from your academic college, academic support services personnel, and student affairs staff.

At Orientation you will:

  • Meet with the Dean of your your academic college to review academic expectations.
  • Met with your learning community to discuss discuss the learning outcomes required of all new students.
  • Receive your Daemen University I.D.
  • Understand the best practices as a resident or commuter student at Daemen.
  • Meet with representatives from each of the academic and student services on campus who will provide you with answers to frequently asked questions and provide you with information on how to best use their services and be successful at the University.
  • Meet your orientation leaders, current students who will share their experiences at Daemen and help mentor you in your first year.
  • Meet other new first-year students who will be starting in the Fall.
  • Participate in fun activities that acquaint you with the University, the staff, and students.

2023 Tentative Summer Programs Agenda

July 13 (repeated Juy 19):

Schedules 101 (virtual)

12:00pm-1:00pm Academic Department Meetings
July 19:

Schedules 101 (virtual)

2:00pm-3:00pm Academic Department Meetings
September 1: Wildcat Welcome Day

 Move In for New Resident Students

11:30am-1:30pm Student & Family Lunch
1:30pm-2:30pm New Resident Student Meeting:
Welcome Home
2:30pm-3:15pm Commuter Student Meeting:
Making the Most of Commuter Experience
4:00pm-6:00pm New Student Convocation & Reception
(for all new students and their families)
6:00pm-7:00pm New Student Dinner
7:00pm-8:00pm New Resident Student Floor Meetings
8:00pm-11:00pm Wildcat Bash for New Students
September 2: Orientation Day 1
11:00am-1:00pm Brunch for New Resident Students
1:00pm-5:30pm Various Orientation Sessions
& Academic Expectations Meetings
9:00pm-11:00pm Welcome Back Carnival for All Students
September 3: orientation Day 2
11:00am-1:00pm Brunch for Resident Students
1:00pm-5:30pm Various Orientation Sessions & Learning Community Meetings
9:00pm-11:00pm Campus Activities Team (CAT) Event for All Students

More detailed information will be sent over the summer to all students who have made a reservation for orientation.

Student ID

Getting your Student ID is an important part of starting your college life at Daemen University.  Your Student ID is used for many aspects of campus including the residence halls, library loans, and event attendance. After you complete your Course Registration Questionnaire youwill receive information on how to activate your Daemen computer account and start the process of creating your official Daemen University ID card. 


A one-time first year student fee of $175 will be added to your Fall tuition bill. This fee covers the cost of food, lodging, activities, staffing, and all materials used during First-Year student events including First-Year Orientation, Welcome Back Programs, and First-Year student programming throughout the academic year.

Daemen Student Welcome Guide

Daemen's annual Information Guide for New Students is packed with information (please note the 2023 Guide will be published in July 2023).  Use this guide to learn about upcoming events (both required and just for fun), get information on services available to you, as well as information on how to order text books and get the Campus Store coupon for discounted Daemen apparel. 

Feel Free to Contact Us!

Do you have a question that was not answered above? Feel free to contact the Student Affairs Office at 716-839-8200 or at orientation@daemen.edu


Students at Orientation