Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

2020 President's Christmas Card featuring Detroit Mercy students and University President Antoine M. Garibaldi.

“Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among those with whom He is pleased!” – Luke 2:14

May the timeless message of Christmas fill your heart and home with joy today and throughout the coming year.
Antoine M. Garibaldi, Ph.D.
President, University of Detroit Mercy


Detroit Mercy wishes students, their families, alumni and our community a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holiday season!

The University’s McNichols Campus and School of Law (Riverfront Campus) will close at the end of normal business hours on Dec. 23 in observance of Christmas and the holiday season. Normal operations and University bookstore hours resume on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. McNichols Campus and School of Law classes resume on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021.

The School of Dentistry (Corktown Campus) will adhere to the following hours during the Christmas and holiday break:

  • Saturday, Dec. 19 – Wednesday, Dec. 23
  • Saturday, Dec. 19 – Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, the Dental Clinic will be closed
  • Thursday, Dec. 24 – Sunday, Dec. 27, CLOSED
  • Monday, Dec. 28 – Thursday, Dec. 30, access limited to faculty/staff and based on approval listing
  • Friday, Jan. 1 – Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, CLOSED
  • The School of Dentistry will resume classes and clinic on Monday, January 4, 2021.

For those who are interested in making an end-of-the-year donation to Detroit Mercy, please visit https://community.udmercy.edu/donate.

Please have a safe, joyous and restful Christmas and holiday season!

Snow falling on McNichols Campus Clocktower