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Congratulations on being accepted to ┬▄└˛╔š. The faculty and administration have been busily preparing for your arrival on campus.

Be sure to check your email regularly. Beginning in April┬áthose who have secured a spot for themselves at ┬▄└˛╔š by submitting their tuition deposit┬áwill 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┬á -required to receive your fall course schedule)
  • Activate your ┬▄└˛╔š computer account and have access to your offical ┬▄└˛╔š email.
  • Upload your ┬▄└˛╔š I.D. picture
  • Complete their New Student Orientation acknowledgement form (access opens in July).

2023 New Student Summer Virtual Programming


Thursday, July 13 (repeated July 19)
11:00am-12:00pm  Virtual Schedules 101
12:00pm-1:00pm    Virtual Academic Department Meetings

Wednesday, July 19 
1:00pm-2:00pm   Virtual Schedules 101 
2:00-3:00pm        Virtual Academic Department Meetings

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

2023 New Student Orientation for
First-Year & International Students

We have planned a New Student Orientation program that will be held September 1-3, 2023. You will have the opportunity to meet with┬áfaculty 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 ┬▄└˛╔š.

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 ┬▄└˛╔š I.D.
  • Understand the best practices as a resident or commuter student at ┬▄└˛╔š.
  • 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 ┬▄└˛╔š and help mentor you in your first year.
  • Meet other new first-year students┬áwho will be starting in the Fall.
  • Participate in fun activities that acquaint you with the University, the staff, and students.


Orirntation REgistration will open in July. Students will need to log in with their ┬▄└˛╔š ┬▄└˛╔š login and password to make the reservation.╠ř
Only students who have committed to ┬▄└˛╔š by submitting their tuition deposit will have permission to register for the orientation programs.

2023 New Student Orientation Agenda

September 1: 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


10:00am-2:00pm First-Year Commuter Student Check-In***

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)

7:00pm-8:00pm New Resident Student Floor Meetings**
8:00pm-10:00pm Wildcat Bash for New Students
September 2: 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 Carnival for All Students
September 3: 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 Welcome Back Bingo!

Students will need to log in with their ┬▄└˛╔š ┬▄└˛╔š login and password to make the reservation.╠ř
Only students who have committed to ┬▄└˛╔š by submitting their tuition deposit will have permission to register for the orientation programs.

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 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.

Getting your Student ID is an important part of starting your college┬álife at ┬▄└˛╔š. ┬áYour Student ID is used for many aspects of campus including the residence halls, library loans, and event attendance. After you complete your Course Registration┬áQuestionnaire you will receive information on how to┬áactivate your ┬▄└˛╔š computer account┬áand be able to start the process of creating your official .╠ř


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.

┬▄└˛╔š Student Welcome Guide

is packed with information (please note the 2023 Guide will be published in July 2023).╠ř 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 ┬▄└˛╔š apparel.╠ř

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