Titans Together: COVID-19 data update

University of Detroit Mercy is posting current and cumulative cases of COVID-19 on the Titans Together page. These figures will be updated weekly and each week’s numbers will be included in the weekly Campus Connection email. As of Friday, Oct. 16, there were 5 active cases of students or employees …

Detroit Mercy President Antoine M. Garibaldi is featured in Detroit Free Press article, “Avenue of Fashion retailers see drop in sales, newer businesses struggle to stay afloat,” highlighting the importance of supporting The Avenue of Fashion and local businesses during this time. Read the article online.

Titans Together: COVID-19 data update

University of Detroit Mercy is posting current and cumulative cases of COVID-19 on the Titans Together page. These figures will be updated weekly and each week’s numbers will be included in the weekly Campus Connection email. As of Friday, Oct. 16, there were 6 active cases of students or employees …

Titans Together: COVID-19 data update

University of Detroit Mercy is posting current and cumulative cases of COVID-19 on the Titans Together page. These figures will be updated weekly and each week’s numbers will be included in the weekly Campus Connection email. As of Friday, Oct. 9, there were 8 active cases of students or employees …

Titans Together: COVID-19 data update

University of Detroit Mercy is posting current and cumulative cases of COVID-19 on the Titans Together page. These figures will be updated weekly and each week’s numbers will be included in the weekly Campus Connection email. As of Friday, Oct. 2, there were 10 active cases of students or employees …

Titans Together: COVID-19 data update

University of Detroit Mercy is posting current and cumulative cases of COVID-19 on the Titans Together page. These figures will be updated weekly and each week’s numbers will be included in the weekly Campus Connection email. As of Friday, Sept. 25, there were seven active cases of students or employees …

Titans Together: COVID-19 data update

University of Detroit Mercy is posting current and cumulative cases of COVID-19 on the Titans Together page. These figures will be updated weekly and each week’s numbers will be included in the weekly Campus Connection email. As of Friday, Sept. 18, there were three active cases of students or employees …

Student Fitness Center floor reopens

The Student Fitness Center floor reopens on Monday, Sept. 21 with modified programs and procedures to keep the community engaged and safe. Visit the Student Fitness Center for current hours of operation. Latest COVID-19 Modifications To assure the safety and health of our Titan community, please be aware of the …

Detroit Mercy masks up

As part of the Titans Together initiative, we as a community must lead by example to create a safe environment. Demonstrate your support and commitment to help overcome the COVID-19 pandemic and wear a mask. All students, employees and friends are encouraged to visit udmercy.edu/pledge and take the Titans Together …

COVID-19 data now on Titans Together

University of Detroit Mercy is posting current and cumulative cases of COVID-19 on the Titans Together page. These figures will be updated weekly and each week’s numbers will be included in the weekly Campus Connection email. As of Friday, Sept. 11, there were eight active cases of students and employees …

Titans Together: Updated Travel Policy

The latest information for Detroit Mercy’s travel policy has been posted to the Titans Together website. Policies and procedures are reviewed and updated as we become aware of best practices and respond to the current environment as well as employee concerns. Upon return from travel, and at least 48 hours …

Detroit Collaborative Design Center Design and Research Fellow Charles Cross and six other Black landscape architects were featured in the August 2020 issue of Landscape Architecture Magazine, discussing the spatial factors around the coronavirus pandemic as well as public violence in the United States. Read the feature in the latest …

Titans Together: COVID-19 information for employees

As a reminder to all Detroit Mercy employees, a hub page is available under our COVID-19 information website catered specifically to faculty, staff and administrators. This page includes links to campus safety guidelines, reporting guidelines for student behavior, telecommunication and travel resources as well as instructor checklist. As always, remain …

University Recreation starts fresh this fall with intramurals, fitness and more

The Student Fitness Center is now open and University Recreation is very excited to see Titans return to campus in a safe and healthy environment. Visit the Student Fitness Center for current hours of operation. COVID-19 Modifications To assure the safety and health of our Titan community, please be aware …

Several restaurants on the Avenue of Fashion, the stretch of Livernois Avenue just north of Detroit Mercy’s McNichols Campus, now feature outdoor seating, allowing them to safely reopen and serve the community. University President Antoine M. Garibaldi highlighted the additions in the recent Michigan Chronicle article, “Live6 Alliance in Detroit …

Titans Together: Updated Travel Policy

The latest information for Detroit Mercy’s travel policy has been posted to the Titans Together website. Policies and procedures are reviewed and updated as we become aware of best practices and respond to the current environment as well as employee concerns. If an employee has traveled internationally or domestically outside …

Detroit Mercy Law Director of Career Services & Outreach Katharine Harrison’s article, “Four Tips for Newer Attorneys During COVID-19,” was published in the June/July Issue of The Detroit Lawyer. Read the full issue online.

MarCom Reminder: Review Titans Together

The Marketing & Communications Department (MarCom) would like to remind all students and employees to take time each day and review the University’s Titans Together website. Detroit Mercy receives a number of questions each day from faculty, staff, students and parents, which are provided to our institutional experts for responses. These …

Keep working from off-campus: Employee Technology Guidelines

As part of the Titans Together initiative, the Detroit Mercy COVID-19 Response Team has developed Employee Technology Guidelines for obtaining the technology needed to successfully teach and work from home. The guide will be reassessed and updated as new information becomes available. Click here to view the employee technology guidelines. …

Health and Well-being Resource Guide

As part of the Titans Together initiative, Detroit Mercy has developed a Health and Well-Being Resource Guide. The guide provides important information for students and employees on topics including personal counseling, telemental health services, Wellness Center access, pastoral care, on-campus etiquette, facility modifications and campus health and safety protocols. The …

Detroit Mercy Law Associate Dean for Academic Affairs James Broughton was featured in a Michigan Radio podcast, discussing how two recent Supreme Court decisions may impact cases of COVID-19 in Michigan. Listen to the full show or Broughton’s segment online.

Provost Zarkowski participates in The Chronicle of Higher Education virtual forum on health on campus during COVID-19

Detroit Mercy Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Pamela Zarkowski participated in the Chronicle of Higher Education’s virtual forum titled, “Promoting Health on Campus During COVID-19,” July 15. This event addressed the ways colleges and universities are beginning to understand what reopened campuses in the fall should look like …

Campus Events Resource Guide

Detroit Mercy has developed a campus events resource guide to help employees, student organizations and departments plan virtual, hybrid or in-person events at the University. The guide serves as a framework for reflection and a source of recommendations for consideration. Please note that at this time, gatherings of any kind …

New resource helps entry into campus

The Information Technology Services (ITS) Department developed a resource for everyone to use when entering campus, answering questions focused on symptoms of COVID-19. The resource provides a convenient and quick confirmation or denial email. Along with your face-covering, you will be asked by the gate officer to show this email …

AJCU statement on ICE Guidance for international students

Detroit Mercy stands with the AJCU and its concerns about guidance for international students released by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE): The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) expresses grave concern about guidance for international students released by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on Monday, …

We are Titans Together

As plans for the fall semester are being finalized, the University’s Internal & External Communications Work Group of the COVID-19 Task Force has created Titans Together, a communications plan to help celebrate the solidarity of the University community when we come back together in late August. This brand and plan …

Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Matthew Mio was interviewed and featured in the Chemical & Engineering News article, “Faculty open up about mental health under the COVID-19 pandemic,” May 18.

University announces plans for 2020-21 academic year

Detroit Mercy announces that all three of its campuses will remain fully in session throughout the 2020-21 academic year. The University’s main priority is the health and well-being of the University community. Throughout a coordinated planning process, the institution’s decisions, policies and procedures will follow guidance and recommendations issued by …

Let’s Talk: Gratitude for Detroit Mercy

The latest reflection organized by Assistant to the President for Mission Integration Catherine Punsalan-Manlimos: Last week, we marked the dates that would have been commencement for undergraduate and graduate students on our three campuses. During the entire month of May, the University will continue to celebrate the growth and accomplishments …

Support #GivingTuesdayNow

In response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19, Tuesday, May 5 has been designated as #GivingTuesdayNow, a day of giving, generosity and unity. #GivingTuesdayNow hopes to inspire donations and citizen engagement to support communities and nonprofits around the world. The #WorldNeedsTitans more than ever during this unprecedented time. Read …

Celebrate the Titan Class of 2020

Detroit Mercy rolled out the virtual red (and blue) carpet in May, celebrating the Titan Class of 2020! But the party does not stop in May! Join us on socials as we share our excitement across the Internet and recognize the tremendous accomplishments of our graduating students with #DetroitMercy2020. Cheer on …

CARES Act grant and other assistance help students maintain progress during pandemic

UPDATE 4/24: Detroit Mercy is happy to announce that in addition to undergraduate students, graduate, law and dental students will also qualify for summer 2020 CARES Act grant. Detroit Mercy recognizes the global impact of the coronavirus on students and their families, as well as the financial hardship they are …