Graduation Week

Congratulations, Class of 2019! Your moment has arrived! On behalf of the Student Activities Office we could not be happier for you and your accomplishments in your time here at Daemen. Whether this is your first time on one of our pages or your hundreth, we hope the following information revolving around Graduation Week is informative for you. If you are looking for Senior Week information, please follow the link or click on the blue box to the right of the page. Again, congratulations and best of luck in all your future endeavors! 

 

Before going any further... 

Make sure you:

  1. Have submitted an application for degree with the Registrar's Office.
  2. Have indicated if you are (or are not) participating in the Graduation Ceremony.

If you need to do one or both of the following, please head over to daemen.edu/graduationinfo and complete those tasks before going any further here!

 

Graduation Week Schedule of Events

 

Below are the current events listed for Graduation Week. This schedule is fluid and may not be entirely complete so please check back often. Please direct any questions about the events to the listed contact information below or to Michael Paglicci (mpaglicc@daemen.edu).

 

  • Monday, May 13th

Nursing Department Dinner

6:00pm, Musical Fare

By Invitation Only. Contact the Nursing Department for more information via email at vvalazza@daemen.edu

 

Nursing Honor Society Induction

7:00pm, Musical Fare

 

  • Tuesday, May 14th

Physical Therapist Exam Preparation Course

Full Day, Schenck 202; open to DPT graduates

Pre-Register by contacting the PT Office at 716-839-8345. Additional Contacts: Dorothy Lutgen: dlutgen@daemen.edu (716-839-8345) or Laura Favaro: lfavaro@daemen.edu (716-566-7875).

 

  • Wednesday, May 15th

Physical Therapist Exam Preparation Course

Full Day, Schenck 202; open to DPT graduates

Pre-Register by contacting the PT Office at 716-839-8345. Additional Contacts: Dorothy Lutgen: dlutgen@daemen.edu (716-839-8345) or Laura Favaro: lfavaro@daemen.edu (716-566-7875).

 

Education Department Appreciation Dinner

5:45pm, Wick Center Social Room

By Invitation Only. Contact Marie Garner for more information (716-839-8350).

 

  • Thursday, May 16th

Picnic Lunch

Noon – 1:30pm, Wick North Lawn

Free to the entire Daemen community. Rain location will be in the Wick Center Dining Room.

 

Doctor of Physical Therapy Graduation Reception

4:00pm – 5:30pm, Wick Center Alumni Lounge

Open to DPT graduates, family, and friends.

 

  • Friday, May 17th

Graduation Rehearsal (for Unergraduate students)

11:00am, Wick Center Dining Room

All graduating UNDERGRADUATE students MUST attend.

 

Graduation Mini-Rehearsal (for Graduate students)

12:30pm, Wick Center Dining Room

Graduating graduate students should attend, IF you have any concerns about the pronunciation of your name, of IF you have any questions about your diploma, and/or academic related inquiries. 

BFA Thesis Exhibit

5:30pm – 7:30pm, Center for Visual & Performing Arts

 

Annual Excellence Awards Ceremony & Reception

7:30pm – 11:00pm, Wick Center Social Room/Dining Room

For more information on the ceremony, head to this link here.

 

  • Saturday, May 18th

Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony at Kleinhans Music Hall (BS, BA, BFA)

10:30am - Outside doors open to Kleinhans Lobby. Graduates and families begin to arrive. 

11:00am - Line-up begins. (Graduates need to be in the Mary Seton Room of Kleinhans.) Doors open to Kleinhans Auditorium for general seating.

12:00pm - Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony begins. (The ceremony lasts approximately 2 hours.)

 

2019 Daemen College Physician Assistant White Coat Ceremony

10:00am, Wick Center Social Room

 

Graduate Commencement Ceremony at Kleinhans Music Hall (BS/MS, MS, MPH, MSW, DNP, DPT)

3:00pm - Outside doors open to Kleinhans Lobby. Graduates and families begin to arrive. 

3:30pm - Line-up begins. (Graduates need to be in the Mary Seton Room of Kleinhans.) Doors open to Kleinhans Auditorium for general seating.

4:30pm - Graduate Commencement Ceremony begins. (The ceremony lasts approximately 1.5 hours.)