Student Center Incident Update

Due to Student Center being closed temporarily and issues with phones, please reach the University Ministry Office via email. There will also be a University Minister available in the Shiple Hall lobby near the Young Martyrs Chapel during regular office hours Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5p.m. Thank you again for your patience and understanding during this time.


We hope that our office and our website can be a valuable resource for you. For your convenience, you can find updates on University Ministry events and programs in any of three different locations: the links on our website or our Facebook page.  Contact us at or 313-993-1560. If you are interested in a leadership position in Ministry, click here to apply!

Mission Statement

University of Detroit Mercy, a Catholic university in the Jesuit and Mercy traditions, exists to provide excellent student-centered undergraduate and graduate education in an urban context. A UDM education seeks to integrate the intellectual, spiritual, ethical and social development of our students.

Updates and Happenings: 

Leadership Application Applications are now available for all ministry leadership positions; sign up today!

Interfaith Dinner You are invited to a dinner to learn about the role of celebration in religion and culture, Feb. 2.

Women's Retreat The Women's Retreat is open to all female students, Feb. 20-21. Applications are available here.

Discover the D: Railroad Enjoy a lunch and tour of the 1st Congregational Church, an Underground Railroad site, Feb. 27.

Lent Schedule Mark your calendar for all of our upcoming Lent events!

Fishy Fry Schedule Enjoy one of the city's best fish frys and get a tour of a historical Detroit church.

Stations in the D Visit historical city sites and pray for Detroit, followed by a fish fry dinner.

Services and Schedules:

Horizons: A chance to make friends, reflect on your transition to college, and learn from current students about life at UDM! More
Sunday 9 P.M. Mass Join us for Mass every Sunday at 9 P.M. All chapels are open for quiet reflection and personal meditation during school hours. People of all faiths are welcome at any time and also at our ongoing services and liturgies. More
Immersion Trips See the world in a different light, while giving direct service to those in need. Alternative breaks introduce students to reflection and action in the Jesuit and Mercy traditions. More