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Congratulations on being 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 in April 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 Academic Kick Off (virtual Schedules 101 & Academic Department meetings  -required to receive your fall course schedule)
  • Activate your Daemen computer account and have access to your offical Daemen email.
  • Upload your Daemen University I.D. picture
  • Complete their New Student Orientation acknowledgement form (access opens in July).

2024 New Student Summer Virtual Programming


Monday, July 22 (repeated July 30)
1:00pm-2:00pm   Virtual Schedules 101 
2:00-3:00pm        Virtual Academic Department Meetings

Tuesday, July 30 
11:00am-12:00pm  Virtual Schedules 101
12:00pm-1:00pm    Virtual Academic Department Meetings

*Students who were accepted later in the summer, or could not attend the event, should contact the Student Success Center at 716-839-8228 to review the material covered.

2024 New Student Orientation for
First-Year & International Students

Orientation Registration will open in July. Students will need to log in with their Daemen Admissions login and password to make the reservation. Only students who have committed to Daemen by submitting their tuition deposit will have permission to register for the orientation programs.

We have planned a New Student Orientation program that will be held August 30-September 1. You will have the opportunity to meet with faculty from your academic college, academic support services personnel, student affairs staff, and participate in social activities to assist in you having a successful transition to the Daemen.

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.

Tentative 2024 First-Year & International Orientation Agenda

Detailed information can be found in the Information Guide for New Students that is released to student in July.
August 30: Wildcat Welcome Day
* Required of all new first-year & international students
** Required of all new resident students
** Required of all first-year & international commuter students

Check-in & Move In for New Resident Students**


New Student Orientation Check-In*

You will receive your detailed orientation schedule at the Orientation Check-In tent

11:30am-1:30pm Student & Family Lunch
1:30pm-2:30pm Welcome Home: New Resident Student Meeting**
2:00pm-3:15pm Making the Most of Commuter Experience: Commuter Student Meeting***

New Student Convocation* & Reception
(open to all new students and their families)
Watch the 2023 Convocation

7:00pm-8:00pm New Resident Student Floor Meetings**
8:00pm-10:00pm Wildcat Bash for New Students
August 31: Orientation Day 1
* Required of all new first-year & international students
1:00pm-5:30pm Various Orientation Sessions*
Academic Expectations Meeting*
Orientation Leader Group Meetings*
8:00pm-10:00pm Welcome Back Party for All Students
September 1: Orientation Day 2
* Required of all new first-year students
1:00pm-5:30pm Various Orientation Sessions*
Learning Community Meetings*
Orientation Leader Group Meetings*
8:00pm-10:00pm Evening Event TBD

(Registration will open in July)

Students will need to log in with their Daemen Admissions login and password to make the reservation. 
Only students who have committed to Daemen by submitting their tuition deposit will have permission to register for the orientation programs.

2024 First-Year Student Timeline

Want to know what to expect as you prepare to begin classes this fall? To make the process as seamless as possible, we have designed a timeline to show you what to expect over the next few months. Be sure to check your email regularly as detailed information will be sent to you regarding each of the events listed on the timeline.

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 you will receive information on how to activate your Daemen computer account and be able to 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 2024 Guide will be published in July 2024).  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