Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays

December 01, 2019
: President Antoine M. Garibaldi, Ph.D., (center) with Detroit Mercy students in the Frederick & Suzanne Seibert Center for Innovation & Collaboration, located in the College of Engineering & Science.  Pictured from left to right with major, hometown and high school/community college: Melba E. Dearing — Senior, 5-Year Bachelor/MBA; Detroit, Michigan; Grosse Pointe South High School Vania I. Noguez — Graduate student, 5-year Bachelor/MBA; Troy, Michigan; Troy High School Korzell M. Coe — Senior, Architecture; Detroit, Michigan; Renaissance High School Kyri L. Jackson — Senior, Special Education/Psychology; Niagara Falls, New York; Niagara Wheatfield Senior High School  Standing Salar M. Brikho — Senior, Biochemistry; Shelby Township, Michigan; Rochester High School Alex B. Jackman — Senior, Biology; Livonia, Michigan; Winston Churchill High School President Antoine M. Garibaldi, Ph.D. Matthew J. Shand — Senior, Mechanical Engineering; Southfield, Michigan; Brother Rice High School Ashley N. Miller — Senior, Social Work; Flint, Michigan; Grand Rapids Community College

"Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you will abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit." – Romans 15:13

May the Blessings of Christmas be with you today and always.
Antoine M. Garibaldi, Ph.D.
President, University of Detroit Mercy

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

The University’s McNichols Campus and School of Law (Riverfront Campus) will close beginning Saturday, Dec. 21 in observance of Christmas and the holiday season. Normal operations and University bookstore hours resume on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020. McNichols Campus and School of Law classes resume on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020.

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

  • Friday, Dec. 20 – OPEN UNTIL 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, Dec. 21- Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020 – CLOSED  
  • Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020 – Return to school

The School of Dentistry will see emergencies on Wednesday, Dec. 26 and/or Friday, Dec. 28

For those who are interested in making an end-of-the-year donation to Detroit Mercy, please visit

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