Winter intercession, academic advising, class schedules and registration

The University will offer six online undergraduate courses in a Winter intercession, Tuesday, Jan. 5 to Friday, Jan. 15, before the Winter 2021 semester begins on Jan. 19. Undergraduate students will be allowed to register for one intercession course each. Credit and tuition for courses completed will be part of …

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.

Fall Festival photos online

Students safely enjoyed outdoor bubble soccer, painting, laser tag, giveaways and live music at this year’s Fall Festival. All areas followed CDC-approved sanitation protocols, social distancing guidelines and mask procedures. View the photo gallery on Facebook.

TRIO program will continue to service low income and first-generation students thanks to grant renewal

University of Detroit Mercy’s TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) will continue to positively impact students’ college experience thanks to the U.S. Department of Education announcing a renewal of a five-year Student Support Services (SSS) grant of more than $1 million. “With the COVID-19 global pandemic serving as an added potential …

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 …

Creative writing class brings Detroit Mercy students and alumni together

University of Detroit Mercy Professor of English Nick Rombes decided to do something creative for his creative writing class this summer, inviting several alumni to audit the class to create a mix of alumni and current undergrad students. “The idea was to bring together students and alums from different age …

$1 million NSF grant supports underrepresented students

Detroit Mercy’s College of Engineering & Science recently received a five-year National Science Foundation (NSF) grant of $998,996 to provide a support program for students historically underrepresented in STEM careers. The award is part of NSF’s Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S-STEM) program, which aims to increase and …

McNichols Campus Library welcomes students and offers round-the-clock resources

Dean Dean, along with the entire McNichols Campus Library team, welcomes our Titans back to campus with warm smiles (safely behind masks), scholarly resources and 24/7 online assistance.  For students on campus, the McNichols Campus Library is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday from …

University Ministry offers virtual Mass and programming this fall

Stay informed on campus events this year through Detroit Mercy Live at live.udmercy.edu and follow University Ministry on all socials. Visit the University Ministry Office on the first floor of Shiple Hall, contact a University Minister or visit the University Ministry website for more information. Mass All faiths are welcome …

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 …

Detroit Mercy welcomes new students

Students arrived at Shiple Hall and other Detroit Mercy residence facilities from many parts of the country this week. Some students travelled from places as far as Massachusetts or California, while others came from right here in the city of Detroit. All of them expressed confidence in the University’s plans …

Hope for something better: A reflection from Selma

Developmental Psychology student LaRyn Ridgeway recently shared a reflection on racial justice and her University Ministry Service and Justice Immersion trip to Selma, Ala. The reflection was published by the Ignatian Solidarity Network: Ever since the eleventh grade, I’ve been passionate about racial justice, especially with regards to Black people. …

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, …

Writing Center offers virtual appointments for summer students

The Writing Center will continue to provide resources and virtual consultations for Detroit Mercy summer semester students starting Monday, May 4. Students can book individual, half-hour appointments two weeks in advance and review all policies and instructions online. For proof of attendance, students are advised to share a screenshot directly …

Snapshots of a Pandemic

We may be in the middle of a pandemic, but life goes on. Detroit Mercy’s Marketing & Communications Team is collecting stories of the many inspiring and heartwarming ways our alumni, students and other members of the University community are responding. In the series we are calling “Snapshots of a …

Service brings deeper meaning to students’ classroom experiences at Detroit Mercy

Service learning is an integral part of many disciplines at the University of Detroit Mercy. During the 2018-19 academic year, students at Detroit Mercy Law provided 20,000 hours of assistance to residents of metropolitan Detroit through legal clinics. Detroit Mercy Dental students completed just over 77,000 patient visits that added …

University Ministry internship available

The 2020-2021 University Ministry Internship program is now open for application to all Detroit Mercy students. This is a formation program to accompany students on their faith journey while serving peers in a specific area of ministry. Interns will: Attend and facilitate retreats and other University Ministry experiences and events …

McNichols Renovation Project focuses on efficiency, sustainability and state-of-the-art facilities

University of Detroit Mercy announces its first major investment following the close of its most successful fundraising campaign ever, which raised nearly $115 million. This major renovation project will significantly change the University’s McNichols Campus, which has served as an anchor in northwest Detroit. This project will also reposition the …

Day of Giving, Feb. 18

Detroit Mercy Alumni Relations and the Student Alumni Association encourage all students to come out for Day of Giving on Tuesday, Feb. 18 on the McNichols Campus. Day of Giving educates students about the importance and need for alumni engagement and the role alumni play in meeting University priorities. Events …

Help Detroit Mercy break the tie against Oakland during Donor Challenge Jan. 27-31

Detroit Mercy will once again face off against Oakland University for the Detroit Mercy vs. OU Donor Challenge, which takes place Jan. 27-31. This is the final donor challenge in this series, which is tied 2-2. The winner is determined based on the number of donors during the competition time …

CLASA Winter Semester events

All CLASA talks and events this semester are free and open to the public: Wednesday, Jan. 15 5:15 p.m., Room 209, Commerce & Finance Building Historian Kevin Young will show his film, “Venezuelans under Seige,” about current suffering and a lack of medical supplies during the United States blockade. Friday, …

Grants aid Detroit Mercy service work and students

Recent charitable grants totaling more than half a million dollars will support scholarships, programs, faculty research and community outreach at University of Detroit Mercy. The two largest grants, totaling $420,000, were made by the Kresge Foundation to the Detroit Collaborative Design Center (DCDC), a nonprofit architecture and urban design firm …

Metro Health Foundation continues partnership by funding Nursing scholarships

Three students in the College of Health Professions’ McAuley School of Nursing are the recipients of $4,000 scholarships from Metro Health Foundation to assist with tuition and other costs including uniforms, equipment and technology to prepare for the licensing examination. Kortney Hepting, Hyder Mirza and Dominique Mones, who are expected …

Students, faculty explore differential equations through models

Detroit Mercy students and faculty explored using models to solve differential equations during a recent educational workshop, hosted by Professor of Mathematics Xiaohui (Kathy) Zhong. The talk, titled “Bringing Models to Math Classes,” is part of Detroit Mercy’s Department of Mathematics Research Colloquium Series, which aims to blend pioneering research …