The World Gains More Titans with Class of 2023

May 19, 2023
Graduates walk outdoors on the McNichols Campus near the Jesus statue.

The world has gained new Titans!

More than 1,000 graduates participated in four ceremonies during 2023 Commencement at University of Detroit Mercy on Friday and Saturday, May 12-13. The School of Dentistry and School of Law held ceremonies on May 12 and more than 750 graduates walked during the McNichols Campus ceremonies on May 13.

Photos from all commencement ceremonies are now available for viewing and downloading.

Read commencement profiles on seven Detroit Mercy graduates from all Colleges and Schools:

Watch the full replays from all four commencement ceremonies on the University's YouTube channel.

Learn more about the four Vivere ex Missione award winners, who were honored at each of the four commencement ceremonies on May 12-13.

Visit the University's commencement page for full coverage of 2023 Commencement.

Congratulations to the Class of 2023!

Graduates smile and wave as they walk to Calihan Hall for commencement.
A graduate holds her diploma over her head in celebration as she walks across the stage at commencement.
A graduate shakes President Taylor’s hand as she walks across the stage at commencement.
Graduates smile and follow along during commencement.
A graduate sits next to a balloon display which features a 2023 and congrats grad balloons and red, white and blue balloons.
A graduate smiles as she walks across the stage at commencement.
Graduates and guests line up to receive communion during the Baccalaureate Mass.
A graduation cap is decorated in pink stones with flowers, a stethoscope and nursing gear with the text: “Coming soon to a hospital near you, RN.”
Kara Wolfbauer gives her valedictorian speech during commencement.
A graduate wearing sunglasses looks on as he waits to walk on stage during commencement.
A graduate smiles as she walks across the stage to interact with Dean Jefferson Exum during commencement.
Graduates smile for a photo as other graduates line up to walk across the stage beneath the Titan Territory sign.