McNichols Campus Hours and Closures

Bookstore - McNichols Campus

We want to provide some information regarding the bookstore and your books! If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at any time at The bookstore is open.

Online 24/7 -


Open January 4

Semester Hours

9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Mon- Fri

Due to the switch in content delivery and the need to remain fluid, there will be a limited supply of books available in-store. We strongly encourage students to order their books from our Barnes & Noble College website. We will continue to offer your official Detroit Mercy merchandise, snacks, beverages, school supplies, trade books, and much more.

How do I ship my books to campus?

Residential students can ship to the following mailing address, adding your SUMS Box number.

Student name, SUMS Box #
University of Detroit Mercy
4001 West McNichols Road
Detroit MI 48221-3038

To locate your SUMS Box info:

Log into

Personal Profile --> Personal Information --> View full Profile and SUMS mailbox number and combination will be listed

Can I order books to ship to me directly?

Yes! This year, order your books and course materials from our Barnes & Noble College website and have them conveniently shipped directly to wherever you will be for the fall semester. Get rentals, used books, access codes, new books, and the best deals fast through this method!

Rental Books

When are my rental books due?

Rental books for the winter term were due back by June 15—please ship them back today! Rental books for the summer semester are due August 6.

How do I return my rental books?

Super simple! We are asking that you please ship your books to us. For shipping within the United States, please click here to request a return label. (For Law Students: request a return label for domestic shipping)

Computer Labs Access

During the term, classrooms, labs and studios will return to regular capacity. Social distancing will not be required. Guidelines should be followed concerning the wearing of masks. Schools or Colleges will provide additional guidance specific to their programming.

Semester Hours

All four computer labs are open and available for use. Facilities have been re-designed these on-campus computer lab spaces with social distancing.

Classes in session take precedence over general lab usage. Class schedules are posted near the door of each lab.

Entry to the lab requires a currently validated University ID.

Current Capacities

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


McNichols Campus

Food Trucks

There will be Food Trucks on campus every Tuesday from 11 am - 2 pm.  They will be located at Sacred Heart Square near the Commerce and Finance Building.

The Dining Experience

Please expect the following:

  • Metz Dining employees wearing masks and gloves will serve meals in disposable containers.
  • Seating in dining areas on McNichols will follow social distancing guidelines. 

Holiday Hours

  • Closed Dec. 19 - Jan. 8
  • Regular hours resume Sunday, January 9 for Dinner 4 - 6 p.m.

Titan Dining Room
Monday- Friday
Breakfast: 8  - 10 a.m.
Lunch 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Dinner: 4:30 - 7 p.m.  (Closes at 6 p.m. on Fridays)

Saturday & Sunday 
Brunch: 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Dinner 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

The Loft

Monday - Friday   Subway  11:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Monday - Thursday Loft Grill   11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday Loft Grill  11:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday  2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (Retail Only)

The Bookmark
Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Riverfront Café:


Corktown Café:



Fitness Center



Dec. 18 — Jan. 8 Fitness Center ClosedJan. 9 — Fitness Center Reopen

In-Semester Hours of Operation

11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday Closed

Health Center

For  appointments, call 313-993-1185

ITS Helpdesk

Report an issue or access the Knowledge Base: (Help Desk Ticketing Solution Quick Start Guide)
Phone: 313-993-1500

McNichols Campus Library & Instructional Design Studio

At present, libraries are open only to the current students and employees.

Library users must swipe their University of Detroit Mercy ID to enter the Library building and are required to observe University protocols regarding masks and social distancing.

The McNichols Campus Library will be open throughout Exam Week and Intersession.

Intersession - January 4-7
Tuesday – Friday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

McNichols Campus Library Semester hours:

Monday – Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Beginning Feb. 15
Monday: 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday: Closed

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

Continued Online Availability

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:

Please contact the Law and Dental Libraries, the SSC, and TRIO SSS directly for information about their hours and services.

Psychology and Counseling Clinics

Wellness Center / Personal Counseling

Online appointments only
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.


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

Phone: 313-578-0570

Residence Halls

Residence Life

Residence Halls are open normal occupancy. We have set aside rooms to quarantine individuals suspected or confirmed of having COVID-19 if needed.

Cancellations: Contact Residence Life

Main Office
115 Shiple Hall
4001 W. McNichols Rd.
Detroit, MI 48221-3038

Student Services and Support

Student Life Office

Monday - Friday, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.Phone: 313-993-1150

Academic Advising and Registration

Advising and registration - 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:


Monday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m
Friday:  8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.,
Closed Sat - Sun

We will be providing services both online and in-person, and we plan to work with students individually on their preference. 

Testing Center hours will be from 9:00 a.m. to close, and due to our limited space, we will most likely be by appointment only. We are also going to limit testing to be for students with accommodations and emergency situations only, but we will open it up more based on how things go in the beginning of the semester. I will be sending an email closer to the start of the fall semester to inform faculty. 

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

Location: Shiple Hall, first floor.
Phone: 313-993-1100

The offices will open on Monday, January 10, 2021 for in-person assistance.

Normal Operating Hours

Mon- Thurs: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

For transfer students, new graduate, or undergraduate students to the University for January 2021, you may begin the upload process for your ID Card & Parking Permit when the Winter Term begins, January 19, 2021

The information below is for employees as well.

ID Card Information

Please upload a headshot picture on the GET App. Please review the instructions and details.

Parking Permit Information

You may go to and click "Parking Permits" under Quick Links to add your vehicle information. Please review the parking information. Employees must complete Payroll Deduction section in the online system.


McNichols Campus

Please direct questions to Dorothy Stewart, Associate Dean of Students,, 313.993.1033 or to the Titan Information Center student staff, 313.993.1100.

School of Dentistry

Crystal Becker, Assistant to the Dean, Office: 313-494-6621

Obtain ID Cards as normal.

School of Law

Employees & Students with the School of Law will continue current practices with the Student Services Center, questions may be directed to Yvette Chapman, (313) 596-0224 and the link below.

Please note:

  • In order to park on campus, you must have a valid Parking Permit.
  • If you do not have a valid Parking Permit, you will receive a ticket from Public Safety.

The permit must be visible in your vehicle. The permit should appear on your rear-view mirror or on the dashboard of the driver’s side of the car.

University Ministry

Contact Us:
1st Floor, Shiple Hall

Semester Hours

St. Ignatius Chapel - OPEN
Masses: Wednesday, Noon & Sunday 9 p.m.

University Ministry Office in Shiple Hall Lobby
When open, there are spaces to sit, read, study, reflect, chat with others. A place to warm up your meal (microwave) and have a cup of free coffee.

Summer Hours - May to August

During the Summer Months, University Ministry will not be offering Wednesday or Sunday Student Masses. These will resume at the start of the academic year. The chapel is open for prayer when the building is open.

Writing Center

The Writing Center (TWC) is open for online appointments. (TWC) is fully staffed four days a week for  online writing consultations. 

Normally, we have sessions available in 30-minute increments five days a week, and for the first 11 weeks of the term, students can book up to two weeks in advance. All appointments with TWC are one-on-one. Our policies and procedures are listed on our websites: 
(to create an account & book appointments)
(general info + tutorial videos)

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.