Three photos featuring at left, bike riders with their bikes in front of the clock tower outdoors on the McNichols Campus, a bonfire at night time in the middle with people surrounding it and at right, students helping two children shoot toy bow and arrows outdoors during Homecoming. Also featuring a Detroit Mercy Homecoming 2023 logo.

Friday and Saturday, September 29-30, 2023

Register for Homecoming

University of Detroit Mercy will celebrate Homecoming Sept. 29-30, 2023. Join in Fall Festival activities as you reconnect with the University through two exciting days filled with food, fun and celebrations.

Attendees will enjoy several exciting activities such as awards, presentations, reunions, sports fun, a tailgate, bonfire and so much more.

Homecoming is open to students, alumni, friends, family, faculty, staff and the community. Join us on Facebook and Instagram for important updates and announcements.

All activities are free unless indicated with an * asterisk. 

Friday, Sept. 29

McLean Lectures — 7-8 p.m.

Located in CHM 114
To discuss the topic “Back to the Future and into the Chemistry-Verse.”

Saturday, Sept. 30

Three people pose for a photo wearing bike helmets, with other bikes and riders behind and campus buildings, trees and a clock tower beyond on a sunny day.Tour de Titan — 10 a.m. to noon

This friendly neighborhood bike ride begins and ends on the McNichols Campus. Join all level of cyclists as they pedal through the historic areas surrounding campus.

KBG Reunion Lunch — 12-2 p.m.

Located in the Architecture Exhibition Space

HSA Alumni and Student Networking — 12:30-2 p.m.

Located in CHP 124
All alumni and students are invited to a meet-and-greet mixer, followed by some brief remarks by Dr. Taylor discussing his aspirations for healthcare and the University.

Titan Retirement Series — 2:30-4:30 p.m.

Located in Student Union, Room 208 (outside Ballroom)
Hear some tips on navigating the Social Security and Medicare systems from two of our alumni who are partners at Nemes Rush, a family wealth management company.
Click here to register for future retirement sessions

jubilee groupMen’s Soccer Game – 3-5 p.m.

Located at Titan Field
No registration needed for this event.

Mass – 4-5 p.m.

Located at St. Ignatius Chapel
No registration needed for this event.

Alumni Kickball Game – 4-6 p.m.

Located at Buysse Ballpark
The entire Detroit Mercy community is invited to play in these non-competitive kickball games. Register to play by contacting Mike Wynn at the Fitness Center, wynnmi@udmercy.edu. Teams will be formed randomly from the individuals expressing interest.

ask the professor interviewBattle of the Bands – 4-6 p.m.

Located at Kassab Mall
Enjoy the sounds of three high school marching bands as they compete in this inaugural competition.

Mexican American Program Reunion – 4-6 p.m.

Located in the Engineering High Bay

Taping of “Ask the Professor” – 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Located in the Student Union Fountain Lounge
No registration needed for this event.

Comfortable Cup of Tea — 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Located in CHP 124
In the Mercy tradition, join us for a Comfortable Cup of Tea and discussion of the future of healthcare education. We will also have guided tours of our new Simulation, Technology and Research (STAR) Center.

smores groupFall Festival (General Admission) — 5-8 p.m.

Located at the Fisher Fountain
Hayrides, bingo, bubble soccer, inflatables, rock wall, food trucks, craft tent, scavenger hunt and petting zoo.

Titan Toast from our friends of the Purple and Gold — 5-8 p.m.

Located at the Fisher Fountain

A celebration of the University.

Entrepreneurship Association Networking Event —  5:30-7:30 p.m.

Located in the Student Union Ballroom
Come join local entrepreneurs, alumni and students at the Entrepreneurship Association’s first networking event! Guest speaker Christopher Kouza will be discussing the challenges he has faced as an entrepreneur and share his secret to lasting success.

Kouza graduated from University of Detroit Mercy’s School of Law in 2002 and is currently the owner of Kouza Capital and KouCar Management.

Golden Jubilee Reunion, Class of 1973 — 5:30 - 8 p.m.

Located in the Architecture Exhibition Space
Join fellow classmates from 1973 for a campus tour and informal dinner on the McNichols Campus. All class members will receive a Golden Jubilee lapel pin. Campus tours will begin at 4:30 p.m.

bonfireReaders Theater Performance — 6-7 p.m.

Located at the Student Union Terrace
Participate as an actor or enjoy the evening performance of these short comedic scenes and plays.

Bonfire — 8-9:30 p.m.

Located in the Fountain Area
Celebrate all Titan athletic teams while enjoying music and refreshments and the warm glow of a bonfire. Donuts, cider and s’mores will be available.

Stroll Off — 9:30-10:30 p.m.

Located in the Student Union Amphitheater
No registration needed for this event.

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