Venue Spaces Available
Here are profiles of venues available for reservation on Detroit Mercy's campuses.
ARCHITECTURE EXHIBITION SPACE
This venue is composed of two distinctive spaces, the outter lobby with swiveling tables for various functions and setups as well as a lecture room with stainless steel and corkboard walls for a visually unique space. Within the lecture space there are large moveable walls for presentations or exhibiting designs and the sound system/projection is state-of-the-art.
This room is located in the Student Center on the second floor. It has been used for various events from conferences to celebrations to blood drives, and more. The Ballroom is brightened during the day from the sunlight that shines through the windows all along the wall on the right side. As depicted above, there is a stage available for use in the Ballroom.
Buysse Ballpark is home to our Detroit Titan softball team. The field has bleacher seating available for spectators.
Calihan Hall, home of the Detroit Titans, includes a basketball court with blue and red stadium seating. The gym has been used for basketball tournaments, lock-ins, and other exciting events. In addition to the gym, there is also the Titan Club on the second floor (only stairs available). Food and drinks can be served here. The Titan Club has a bar like mood with the higher tables, and dim lights. A great pre-game, or pre-event, social gathering spot.
ED & BROOKS ROOM
Seating approximately 80-100 people at 2000 sq. feet, Ed& Brooks is a long-width room with hard wood floors and mirrors at the west end of Calihan Hall. Room is typically used for athletic events.
This area is beautiful. There are benches surrounding the fountain which is in the center. It is a peaceful spot, but can be used for all different types of events. For example, fairs have been held here and even barbeques (equipment not provided).
The Fountain Lounge is located on the first floor of the Student Center. There is a patio with tile floor in front of the lounge area. There are both stairs and a ramp leading to the lounge from the patio. Various events are held here and the setup is easily adjustable.
STUDENT FITNESS CENTER
The Fitness Center is University of Detroit Mercy’s finest new addition to the McNichols Campus. Walking through the front doors, first there is a nice lounge area with comfy seats and coffee tables. Behind the lounge area you see through the windows two basketball courts. Also on the first floor a group fitness room with wood floor, and mirrors on the south wall. Heading upstairs (elevator and stairs provided) there is an indoor track, and a work out center with various weight lifting equipment. .
Grounds is a great place for an event. When you first walk in there is a coat room to the left and two chairs. To the right there are stairs that lead to the main floor as seen in this picture. There are many tables and chairs that can be rearranged as needed. There is a stage and there is also a screen. The Grounds’ Bar serves snacks, and non-alcoholic drinks.
Located in Lansing-Reilly Hall. There are 4 rooms. 3 rooms have queen beds, and the 4th room has a twin bed. Each room comes with an on-suite bathroom. There is a kitchenette down the hall with a fridge, microwave, sink (no stove).
1-2 guests (couples) are able to stay in each room. For guests who plan to stay, there is a $50/day or $250/week rate. (Note: The rate is standard and does not depend on how many persons are staying). There are also special rates for Jesuits. There is a maximum 2 week stay, but exceptions can be made. Each guest has to have a host. For example, most people are in contact with University Ministry (Sister Beth) regarding their stay, so the host is typically University Ministry (Sister Beth). Contact Sr. Beth at 313-993-1560 or email@example.com.
OUTDOOR ATHLETIC FIELD
This is an athletic field located behind Calihan Hall past the tennis courts. Most of the teams on campus use it. It would be great for any outdoor event.
This space located behind Calihan Hall and next to the tennis courts has been host to many barbeques and social gatherings.
PRESIDENTS' DINING ROOM
The President’s Dining Room, also known as the PDR, is an intimate enclosed space. The renovated room overlooks our Fountain and McNichols Library and is the perfect place for meetings.
Quad Commons is located at the center of The Quads. It is a hang out spot as well as a study spot. Groups on campus also hold meetings here. On the first floor, there are vending machines for drinks and snacks next to the lounge area. In the basement there are a few rooms.
QUAD COMMONS THEATER
The Quad Commons Theater, located in the basement floor of the Quad Commons, is a fantastic place for student organizations or groups to meet and relax, or use the television to host movie nights!
DINING ENTRACE/LOFT AREA
On the way to the Loft or Titan Dining Room, there is a platform in the stairwell. This is a great area to get people’s attention. Many organizations have set up a table or two to fundraise or present information.
ENTRANCE TO BRIGGS (CLAE)
Another great place to set up a fundraiser or present information is Briggs’ first floor hallway. There is lots of traffic that passes through this hallway in between classes.
SHIPLE LOUNGE (FIRST FLOOR)
The First Floor Lounge in Shiple is a great place for meetings.
ST. IGNATIUS CHAPEL
The St. Ignatius Chapel is a beautiful small church located on the first floor of the Commerce & Finance building. Its unique layout gives it originality and makes the chapel special. The chapel includes a piano and sound system.