Financial Aid Resources


There are some important changes coming to the 2024-2025 FAFSA (Free Application for
Federal Student Aid) this year. The Department of Education is simplifying the FAFSA. Due to
the changes, the 2024-2025 FAFSA will not be available on the traditional October 1st opening
date. The anticipated launch date for the 2024-2025 FAFSA is December 31,2023.
information regarding FAFSA Simplification can be found at

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) on Tuesday 1/30/24 announced that they will begin sending processed 2024-25 FAFSA information to institutions sometime in Mid March. At this time students will also be able to make corrections to their FAFSAs. 

2024/25 Financial Aid Award Letters will be DELAYED this year as a result of the timing and delayed rollout of the newly updated 2024-2025 FAFSA application.

If you have any questions, please contact the Financial Aid Office by email at, by phone at 716-839-8254 or visit our office in Duns Scotus 111.

At first glance, the whole idea of financial aid can seem somewhat overwhelming. There are, however, many resources and Internet Sites that can help you through the process.

Things to Remember

  • Remember to check your Social Security number before you enter it on any college related forms.
  • Be sure to complete your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). FAFSA can be completed on the Web.
  • Don't forget to sign and have your parents sign the FAFSA before submitting the form. If you file on the web, be sure to apply for an electronic FSA ID for both the student and the parent before filing FAFSA on-line.
  • Keep your financial aid materials together in a file and keep a copy of it.
  • Respond to your financial aid award letter immediately. It's important that you quickly notify Daemen that you accept all, part, or none of the financial aid package offered.