McNichols Hours and Closures due to COVID-19

Shortened Hours and Closures on Campuses

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    Bookstore - McNichols Campus

    Temporarily Closed.

    The bookstore has extended the rental book return date until June 15th, for students unable to meet this date, there will be accommodations to the grace period until September 3, 2020, to avoid replacement fees.

    You will be able to use the free UPS shipping label, but please wait until you receive the rental book return email notification with instructions on shipping back your books. Currently, incoming package delivery to the bookstore is temporarily suspended, we want to avoid packages getting returned to you unnecessarily, or getting waylaid.

    We are preparing to ship your Spring/Summer course materials with free domestic delivery.  Please note, you may experience longer shipping times. Visit our bookstore website to place orders.


    Computer Access

    ITS Quad Commons

    Closed until further notice.

    For more information on the ITS Quad Commons computing lab, please visit:

    For general information about all ITS labs including policies, please visit:



    McNichols Campus

    The Loft:

    Residents on the meal plan can pick up a day’s worth of meals (one hot entrée, and two cold entrees)

    Monday – Sunday
    11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.


    The Bookmark:



    Riverfront Café:


    Corktown Café:


    Thank you for being flexible and for helping us maintain a safe environment!


    Fitness Center

    Student Fitness Center  is temporarily closed.

    McNichols Campus Library & Instructional Design Studio

    The McNichols Campus Library is temporarily closed.

    A majority of the library's resources are available online. Library faculty are available to assist with access and to work with students and faculty to provide options for materials currently held in print format only. The library will continue to provide ILL service for journal articles, book chapters, and any resources that may be provided electronically.

    Online library assistance is available 24/7. Please work with your librarian for research assistance and information literacy instruction. Library faculty are working to keep you up-to-date with library help, various updates, and fact-checking resources.

    See the library help page for information on getting help from a librarian, building access updates, and other resources:


    Psychology and Counseling Clinics

    The Psychology Clinic and the Counseling Clinic are closed until further notice.


    The Psychology Clinic will offer teletherapy services by phone or HIPAA compliant electronic means.

    Phone: 313-578-0570


    Student Services and Support

    Academic Advising and Registration

    Advising and registration started March 16 and students and faculty should interact with each other in a mutually agreeable manner, e.g., email, chat, telephone etc.

    Financial Aid

    The Financial Aid Office encourages students to contact their financial aid advisor via email. Contact information can be found at:

    Student Accounting Office

    The Student Accounting Office encourages students to contact the staff via email. Contact information can be found at:

    Student Success Center and Student Disability & Accessibility Support Services

     The SSC has created an online platform for you to access free tutoring via Blackboard. Tutors have their own "classroom" allowing you opportunities for a video conference tutoring session. Please go to the SSC website to access the list of tutors and/or contact Felicia Hartinger at for questions.

    Please contact Laura Bagdady for disability support assistance:

    TRIO Student Support Services

    TRIO Student Support Services is currently providing all services online, including individual coaching appointments, tutoring appointments, and webinars. Please contact TRIO SSS at for more information or to make an appointment.


    Please remember that our university resources are available to you. If you would like to talk with someone, you can reach out to the following offices:

    • Dean of Students Office at 313-993-1028
    • Wellness Center for the Health Clinic at 313-993-1185, for Personal Counseling at 313-993-1459
    • University Ministry at 313-993-1560
    • Office of Residence Life at 313-993-1230
    • International Services Office at 313-993-1205

    If you need assistance outside regular business hours, please call the Department of Public Safety at 313-993-1234.


    Titan Information Center, Parking & ID Office

    Titan Information Center

    Temporarily Closed


    Writing Center

    The Writing Center will be ready to work with summer students starting Monday, May 4th. We are continuing our online-only writing consultations throughout the summer. 

    Students can book individual, half-hour appointments two weeks in advance.

    Online hours of operation from May 4 - Aug 5:

    Mondays & Wednesdays: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Tuesdays & Thursdays: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Fridays: 10 a.m. - 3p.m.

    For proof of attendance, students should screen shot the last part of the online chat and provide that directly to faculty.   

    We can assist students with 

    • reading comprehension,
    • critical thinking,
    • source documentation, 
    • researching, 
    • drafting, 
    • revising/editing,
    • and improving grammar/punctuation.

    TWC's consultants can also work with students to ensure they have accomplished the goals of their assignments. 

    Graduate students are encouraged to make frequent appointments with us over a committed period of time for high-stakes writing projects. 

Building Access on McNichols Campus

Effective March 24, McNichols campus administrators, administrative staff and faculty will be allowed access to buildings for no more than one hour, if necessary. Individuals are expected to contact Public Safety upon arrival on the McNichols campus to gain access to an office or academic building.The hours for the McNichols campus will be 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

All supervisors who have employees who are part of the critical infrastructure workforce (essential) and must come to campus are required to complete the attached COVID-19 Campus Access Listing form and e-mail it to the addresses provided on the form. Anyone who will be approved for this, will receive a letter from Public Safety to keep with them for traveling to and from campus.

Online classes

Detroit Mercy conducts online sessions using Blackboard Collaborate. Collaborate is a web-conferencing tool built specifically for education. It uses video chat, application sharing and more to create an immersive online classroom experience. 

Most clinical experiences have been suspended and/or students are being provided with educational alternatives. College and School Deans and faculty may be sending out directives for clinicals, externships, internships, etc. If you have a question about these, please contact your College or School dean's office. 


Campus is open to essential personnel. Employees may be telecommuting remotely at this time and only available via phone and email at this time.

Off-Site / Off-Campus

Off site courses will be handled on a case-by-case basis.