麻豆国产AV

Graduation Week

Commencement 2024 will be held May 18, 2024.

Congratulations, Class of 2024! Your moment has arrived! On behalf of the Student Activities Office we could not be happier for you and your accomplishments during your time here at 麻豆国产AV.听

Before going any further...听

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.
  3. Have purchased your cap & gown through the bookstore. .听

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

2024 Pre-Graduation Week Celebrations

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

  • 6:00pm-9:00pm 聽 听听
    • ALHANA聽Graduation Ceremony聽(John R. Yurtchuk Student Center Social Room). The ALHANA (African, Latinx, Hispanic, Asian, Native American) Graduation Ceremony is a time to celebrate the achievements of 麻豆国产AV's racially and ethnically diverse graduates. By recognizing the unique obstacles these often marginalized students face, we honor the perseverance and commitment taken to succeed as college graduates. Graduates from any semester during 2024 (January, May, or August) may participate in this ceremony. To register, please complete this . Registration closes on April 19th. Any questions may be sent to diversity@daemen.edu.

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

  • 5:00pm-7:00pm 聽 听听
    • LavGrad (John R. Yurtchuk Student Center Social Room). Lavender Graduation is a historic tradition held at colleges and universities across the US to recognize and congratulate LGBTQ+ graduates for their persistence and contribution to their campus communities. This is a special opportunity for our LGBTQ+ students and their allies. Graduates from any semester during 2024 (January, May, or August) may participate in this ceremony.听To register, please complete this . Registration closes on April 26th. Any questions may be sent to diversity@daemen.edu.

2024 Graduation Week Schedule of Events

Student Activities works with a number of offices and departments to聽create a memorable experience for our graduating students. Please know that the events planned during Graduation Week are open to ALL graduating students; undergrad and graduate students included.

Check back often for updates!聽Please direct any questions about graduation week聽to Student Activities at student_activities@daemen.edu.

Sunday, May 12, 2024

  • 3:00pm-6:00pm聽 聽 聽
    • Sip & Sing聽(John R. Yurtchuk Student Center,聽Wildcat Den)聽Kick off Graduation Week with an afternoon of karaoke. Light refreshments and specialty cocktails/mocktails will be served. , sign up today.听聽

Monday, May 13, 2024

  • 11:00am-1:30pm聽 聽 聽
    • Graduation Week Brunch (John R. Yurtchuk Student Center,聽Dining Room)聽Join the Graduation Week Committee for a special brunch celebration featuring live musical entertainment. The menu will include stuffed french toast, a mimosa bar, and much more.听
  • 7:00pm-9:00pm聽 聽 聽
    • Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society Inductions (John R. Yurtchuk Student Center,聽Alumni Lounge)聽Email Carol Renner at聽crenner@daemen.edu for more details.

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

  • 2:30pm-4:00pm聽 聽 聽
    • Food Truck Dinner聽(John R. Yurtchuk Student Center, Back Lawn). Come join us for a delicious dinner featuring some of our local famous food trucks! . Sign up today!
  • 10:00pm-1:00AM聽 聽 聽 聽
    • Late Night Takeover: Grand Island Fun Center.听All the hard work of studying is over. 聽So come and have some fun with unlimited batting cages, mini golf, go-karts, and laser tag! 聽Food and fountain drinks included, and transportation provided. Undergrad and grad students can sign up for this event!.听

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

  • 11:15am-1:00pm
    • Athletics Senior Luncheon (John R. Yurtchuk Student Center,聽Alumni Lounge) For more information email Ian James at ijames@daemen.edu.
  • 4:00pm-5:00pm聽 聽 聽 聽 聽
    • Trustee Scholar Graduate Reception (Rosary Hall). Email Yolanda Morris at聽ymorris@daemen.edu聽for more details.
  • 5:00pm-6:30pm聽 聽 聽
    • Giant Prize Bingo with Food & Drinks聽(John R. Yurtchuk Student Center, Wildcat Den). Come down to the Social Room for your chance to win some amazing prizes and sample local foods. Alcoholic Beverages will be available for those who are 21 years of age or older. . Sign up today!
  • 6:30pm-8:00pm聽 聽 聽
    • Spring into the Alumni Association Mixer聽 (John R. Yurtchuk Student Center, Alumni Lounge). Congratulations! You are now a part of a 22,000 strong network of alumni around the world! The Office of Alumni Relations would like to congratulate graduating students and welcome them to the 麻豆国产AV Alumni community as they meet the alumni relations staff and mingle with current 麻豆国产AV alumni. Enjoy a beer and wine tasting, hors d'oeuvres, and alumni swag!聽 Email Emily Hockwater聽at聽ehockwat@daemen.edu聽for more details.

Thursday, May 16, 2024

  • 10:00am-2:00pm聽 聽 聽
    • Cap Decorating (John R. Yurtchuk Student Center, Alumni Lounge).听Stop by and make your grad cap your own! We'll have a bunch of supplies on hand for you to use or grab and go! . Sign up today!
  • 11:00am-1:00pm聽 聽 聽
    • Campus-Wide Picnic (John R. Yurtchuk Student, Center聽Back Lawn)聽We're serving up a picnic lunch to the campus community before graduation! Enjoy one final Yurtchuk Dining meal before walking the stage with your friends, faculty, and staff here at 麻豆国产AV. Vegetarian and Vegan options will be available. Bring your appetite! This event is free for the 麻豆国产AV community to join.
  • 4:00pm-6:30pm 聽 聽 听听
    • Physical Therapy Graduation Reception (John R. Yurtchuk Student Center, Alumni Lounge)聽
      For more information contact 聽Melissa Wilkerson at mwilkers@daemen.edu.
  • 6:00pm-9:00pm聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽
    • Graduation Social at Buffalo RiverWorks.听Join us for a final celebration of YOU! Ticket price includes transportation, full buffet dinner听听(vegan and vegetarian options), music, and three drink tickets. All attendees are required to take 麻豆国产AV provided transportation to and from the venue.听

Friday, May 17, 2024

  • 11:00am聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽
    • Undergraduate Student Graduation Rehearsal (John R. Yurtchuk Student Center, Social Room).听All graduating UNDERGRADUATE students MUST attend.
  • 12:00pm聽 聽 聽
    • Graduate Student Graduation Rehearsal (John R. Yurtchuk Student Center,聽Social Room).听Graduating graduate students should attend, IF you have any concerns about the pronunciation of your name, or if you have any questions about your diploma, and/or academic related inquiries.听
  • 7:30pm聽 聽 听听 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 听听
    • Annual Excellence Awards (John R. Yurtchuk Student Center,聽Social Room).听Graduating students, their families, and members of the University community are invited. 麻豆国产AV鈥檚 Annual Excellence Awards Ceremony is an event that celebrates achievement, aspiration, and the completion of undergraduate and graduate careers. We take this time to celebrate academic traditions, to honor achievement, and to congratulate our students who represent excellence in each department.听
  • 9:00pm-11:00pm
    • Annual Graduation Celebration (John R. Yurtchuk Student Center, Dining Room). Time to celebrate all of our graduates at this fun and festive event. This dress-up affair is always a highlight of Graduation Week.听Live music, hors' d oeuvres, desserts, and light beverages will be provided. This is a free event for all graduating students, their families, and members of the University community.

Saturday, May 18, 2024听听 聽

  • 10:00am-11:30am
    • 麻豆国产AV Physician Assistant White Coat Ceremony (John R. Yurtchuk Student Center, Social Room). For more information contact Allyson Kirk at akirk@daemen.edu or Jennifer Barwell at jbarwell@daemen.edu.
  • 12:00pm聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 听听
    • Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony (Kleinhans Music Hall). Questions regarding commencement聽should be emailed to聽commencement@daemen.edu.
    • The ceremony will be live-streamed at聽.
  • 4:30pm聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 听听
    • Graduate Commencement Ceremony (Kleinhans Music Hall).听Questions regarding commencement聽should be emailed to聽commencement@daemen.edu.
    • The ceremony will be live-streamed at聽.