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Office of the Registrar

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The Office of the Registrar supports the mission of University of Detroit Mercy by serving the needs of students and alumni. The Registrar office assists with registration, maintains academic records, verifies transcripts, assists with course catalog maintenance and class scheduling.


    Meet the Staff

    Diane M. Praet, Associate Vice President & University Registrar
    Phone: 313-993-3313

    • Web contact for Registrar's Office
    • Veterans certifying official
    • Early enrollment statistics
    • FERPA compliance officer
    • Solomon Amendment contact person
    • Tuition assessment
    • Commencement
    • Subpoenas for educational records

    Amy Wisniewski, Associate Registrar
    Phone: 313-993-3313 Ext. 7169

    • Grade changes
    • Posting of honors/degrees
    • Diploma orders and duplicate diploma orders
    • Staff and student employment supervisor
    • Document imaging coordinator
    • Consortium registrations/records
    • Notarized copies of transcripts/diplomas
    • Procedures manual
    • Enrollment and degree verification issues/Canadian forms
    • Data reporting

    Jeffrey Nardecchia, Assistant Registrar
    Phone: 313-993-3313

    • Registration
    • Schedule of classes
    • Course information and course fees
    • Classroom assignments
    • Off-campus and special registrations
    • Cap and gown information
    • Athletic certification

    Shannon Libby, Office Assistant
    Phone: 313-993-3313

    • Transcript orders
    • Degree verification
    • Alumni verification

    Diana Swider, Office Coordinator
    Phone: 313-993-3313

    • Front desk/customer service
    • Enrollment certification/verification
    • Scanning student educational records
    • Degree verification
    • NSL Clearinghouse contact for students

    Mary Beth Langan, Co-Director Transfer Credit/Degree Audit
    Phone: 313-993-1940

    Carolyn Rimle, Co-Director Transfer Credit/Degree Audit
    Phone: 313-993-1940

    Jacqueline M. Bell Al-Guweiri, Transfer Credit/Degree Audit Specialist
    Phone: 313-993-1940

    Lisa A. Nelson, Transfer Credit/Degree Audit Specialist
    Phone: 313-993-1940

    Elaine Dertinger, Transfer Credit/Degree Audit Specialist
    Phone: 313-993-1940


    Academic Calendars

    General University academic calendars

    The following PDF file contains important dates for three academic years (non-Law and non-Dental):

    Dentistry and Law

    The Schools of Dentistry and Law host their academic calendars on their respective websites:

    Other important dates/information

    Registration timetables and other important dates are listed individually per term in the Class Schedules or at Registration Dates and Finals Week Schedules. Click here to view our Credit Hour Definition.


8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
June/July summer hours
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Contact Us

Main phone: 313-993-3313
Transfer team phone: 313-993-1940
Fax: 313-993-3317
Location: Fisher Administration Building
Ground Floor Room 80
Mailing address
Office of the Registrar
University of Detroit Mercy
4001 W. McNichols Road
Detroit, MI 48221-3038

Academic calendar

Current calendar
2016-17 through 2018-19 (PDF)*
*The schools of Dentistry and Law host their own academic calendars.

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