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Congratulations on being admitted to University of Detroit Mercy! Orientation is designed to introduce you to the Detroit Mercy community, and provide you with all of the information and experiences you'll need to be successful on campus. The program consists of two parts (SOAR and PTV), and is required for all incoming freshmen during their transitory summer.

  • SOAR: Orientation Pt. I
    SOAR: Orientation Pt. I
    SOAR is a two-day, overnight session where students become familiar with life at Detroit Mercy by experiencing on-campus housing, building tours, and registering for first semester classes with an academic advisor. Details & Registration
  • PTV: Orientation Pt. II
    PTV: Orientation Pt. II
    Prologues, Transitions and Viewpoints (PTV) is a four-day session, which takes place in late August as an introduction to incoming freshmen's fall semester. Details & Registration
  • Parent Orientation
    Parent Orientation
    Parents will receive helpful resources about the financial and emotional transition to becoming a college parent, and tools to help their student succeed at Detroit Mercy. Details & Registration
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