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 has 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 18, 2024


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 2022 and January 2023 graduates may participate in May 2023 commencement.)

  • Fill out RSVP formif you are planning on attending our Commencement Ceremony on MAY 18, 2024.
  • 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.
  • Periodically check back to this website for form access, commencement festivities information as well as award information. (see below)

Graduation Activities

Commencement Fair - March 20, 2024

  • 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!

Information on the events happening during Graduation week.

For information on Daemen University Award Nominations: TBA