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September 2016


Homecoming 2016 LogoHomecoming

We're sure you've heard about Detroit Mercy's exciting Homecoming celebration planned for Friday, Sept. 30 and Saturday, Oct. 1. There will be something for everyone, including the Detroit Decades Dash 5K, tug-of-war, street fair, alumni basketball game, scavenger hunt, open houses around campus and more. Come for one event or stay all day!

Tug-of-War Logo

Check out our schedule of events and RSVP today. Don't forget to sign up a tug team, too!

Detroit Decades Dash Flyer

Volunteer LogoWe need your help!

Detroit Mercy is looking for volunteers at Homecoming and for future events and programs. Email Peggy Pattison at to get involved.

Freshmen move in

Class of 2020 Group Photo

Last week the Class of 2020 moved into the dorms and spent several days learning more about Detroit Mercy and the surrounding community as part of our traditional PTV freshman programming. See additional media coverage.

What do you remember most about your PTV? Share your memories on our Facebook page and we'll send you a Detroit Mercy USB car charger!

Freshmen Helping at PTV

Comerica Park Detroit Mercy

Tailgate tickets to the Detroit Athletic Club are sold out, but there are a small handful of tickets available for the game at Detroit Mercy Night at Comerica Park on Tuesday, Sept. 13. Get your RSVP in right away and join over 900 Detroit Mercy faculty, staff, students and alumni!

Neighborhood News

Motor City Brewing Works, Bucharest Grill and Detroit Sip are joining the neighborhood.

Motor City Brewing Works

Sr. Beth FinsterSister Beth Finster's Golden Jubilee – Nov. 6

Save the date for a Mass and celebration as we congratulate Sr. Beth on her 50th anniversary as a Sister of St. Joseph. Details will come at a later date.

Millions invested in University

CHP Construction

This past year, more than $15 million has been invested in Detroit Mercy's three campuses. So much to be proud of here at the University!

What's your 411?

Have you been in touch with the University lately? We'd love to know if you've moved, taken a new job, tied the knot, or started school elsewhere. If you are already a member of the Alumni Community, you can update your information here. If you are not, then sign up today to keep us in the loop. You can also email with your updates any time.