Family Orientation 2015

The Daemen College Community prides itself in helping our first-year students become successful academically, emotionally, personally, and socially. Daemen College is a place for students to make new friends, develop new skills, and learn about themselves and the world. Parents/guardians need to be aware that their sons and daughters are making many new transitions at this time in their life.

To help with this transition we would like to invite all parents/guardians of incoming freshmen to our Family Orientation. The program coincides with the two freshmen orientation sessions and will be held Monday, July 13 and Thursday, July 16.

The information sessions are open to all families* and we hope you will take advantage of this opportunity to learn about the services Daemen offers, where to go when you have questions, and how to address concerns your child may have during their first year.

**Please note that although Family Orientation is open to all members of the family, the program is geared towards adults. Younger siblings are welcome to attend the program, but child-specific activities and child care are not provided.  



July 13 or 16 

9:00-9:45am      Check-in at Wick Center

10:00am            Student & Family Welcome

10:30am             Financial Aid & Student Accounts Presentations

11:15am            Academic Support Services Presentations

11:35am            Health/Insurance Services & Counseling Services Presentation

11:55am            Student Affairs Facts

12:15pm           Family Luncheon & Keynote Speaker (reservations required) 
                        Click here for more information

2:30pm            Choice of:  

  • Academic Computing Services Presentation
  • Service Learning
  • Global Programs/Study Abroad
  • Bookstore/Book Purchasing Information

3:00pm             Choice of:

  • Career Services
  • Entrepreneurship Minor (available for all majors)
  • Athletics Q&A
  • Dining Services  

3:30pm            Choice of:  

  • Academic Computing Services Presentation
  • Service Learning
  • Bookstore/Book Purchasing Information

4:15pm             Choice of:

  • Residence Life 
  • Commuter Life  

July 14 or 17 

8:30am-4:30pm     All  Administrative Offices are open for individual questions

8:30am-4:30pm     Bookstore is open (don't forget your coupon in your packet)

3:00pm                Tour of Campus (optional)

4:30pm                Pick up your student in the Wick Center Lobby


Registration for Summer 2015 will open in May

If you have questions regarding your reservation call Karen Cash at 716-839-8519 Monday-Friday from 8:30am-4:30pm. 































Coming from Out of Town? 
Click here for information on local hotels.



Have more questions? 
Check out the FAQs page


Do you have a question that was not answered above?
Feel free to contact the office of Orientation & Student Leadership at 716-839-8494 or at


World of Opportunity Wizard

Wow! We have students studying from Saudi Arabia at Daemen College!

Eighteen students from Saudi Arabi are participating in the Health Care Studies, Natural Science, Executive Leadership and Change, etc programs. 

Start Your Journey Now Close

Student Profiles

Nick Kaczmarek

Nick - Graphic Design

Graphic Design

Read Full Profile

Nick held several student leadership positions at Daemen and also completed an internship for graphic design. He recently traveled abroad to Italy with students and the department chair of the program.

Support Daemen


Founders Walkway
Paving the path to Rosary Hall, the walkway allows donors to permanently inscribe a brick memorializing a special loved one, occasion or dedication.