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    Summer Housing

    Summer Housing Application

    If you are looking to live with us over the summer, you will need to fill out the Summer 2022 Housing Application. The application is now live on your Housing Portal. Summer Housing will be in South Quad.  We will coordinate your moving process once your Summer room has been cleaned and is move-in ready.

    Please allow 3 business days for processing before your requested move-in date.

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    Singles for Fall 2022

    The single room process is only for one academic year and something that we start from fresh every Fall semester. 

    Students who are interested in a single (for whatever reason) will need to fill out the form to be on the waitlist. 

    Students who are eligible for an ADA single will need to request the single through the accommodation form below in addition to the Single Waitlist.

    Students Requiring a single or specific facility accommodations:

    • Approval thru Disability Support Services
    • Single Waitlist form
    • Housing Application
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    Disability Support Services Contact Information

    Emily Wetherington, Success Coordinator

    Phone: 313-993-1158
    Fax: 313-578-0342
    Email:  dss@udmercy.edu 

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    Freshman Housing Fall 2022

    Welcome from University of Detroit Mercy Residence Life. Click here to be directed to your TitanHousing Portal to  sign up to live in Residence Life for the academic year. You will use your titan connect credentials to sign up. The application you are filling out is for the full academic year that spans from August 2022 to May 2023. You will also be selecting a meal plan at this time.  All communication will be with your Detroit Mercy account.  So, please check your email regularly.

    Roommates

    After you have submitted your application, you will be able to search for roommates that also have submitted their applications.  Your roommate code is in the upper right hand corner of your home screen. Once you know who you want to room with, you will need to accept the roommate request.  

    Those that do not select a roommate prior to June 17th will be automatically placed with a roommate that compliments your roommate preferences.  

    Singles

    Students who are interested in a single (for whatever reason) will need to fill out the form below to be on the waitlist. Singles are limited and are given based on signup date, aside from those who have an established need for a single.

    Students who are eligible for an ADA single will need to request the single through the accommodation form below in addition to the Single Waitlist.

    Assignments

    For students who applied prior to June 27th, the first round of assignments in complete, please log into your TitanHousing portal to see your room and roommate assignment.

    Lofts

    Residence Life will be renting lofts on a first come, first serve basis. Personal lofts are not permitted, so if you plan on using a loft please fill out this form. The rental fee is $100 for the year for a loft. This fee is non-refundable and will be charged to your student account.

    Loft requests made prior to August 15th will be in the room and assembled prior to move-in.

    Loft Rental Form

    Non-Freshman

    If you are not a First Year student and/or graduated from High School before 2021 and only see the Freshman Application in your TitanHousing Portal, please email us.  We can work with you to make sure you are filling out the correct application.

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    Freshman Move-in Information

    Welcome to Detroit Mercy! We are excited to welcome you into the residential community.  As summer comes to a close, we have been busy preparing for your arrival on campus! 

    Your Fall Assignment

    Your room and roommate is listed on your TitanHousing portal.  You can log into your TitanHousing Portal by clicking here, use your Titan Pass credentials.  The roommate listed in your TitanHousing Portal is your most up to date roommate.  As we receive cancellations, your roommate may change. Changes will be reflected on your TitanHousing portal. We encourage you to check this information regularly as we will not be sending out additional e-mails regarding roommate changes.

    If you have been granted a single, no roommate name will show in your TitanHousing portal.  If you did not request a single and see no roommate, you may be assigned one at a later time.

    Room change request form

    Move-in:

    All Shiple residents will move in Monday, August 22 during specially designated times (see below).  Please make sure you have a form of picture identification with you upon arrival.  A state ID, license, or passport is preferred. Residents will be permitted to bring two people to assist with the move in process in an effort to limit the amount of people accessing buildings and to allow for physical distancing.  Residence Life carts will be available for use and will be sanitized between each checkout. 

    If your room number ends with "0" or "1", your move in time is 9am - 10am.

    If your room number ends with "2" or "3", your move in time is 10am - 11am.

    If your room number ends with "4" or "5", your move in time is 11am - 12pm.

    If your room number ends with "6" or "7", your move in time is 12pm - 1pm.

    If your room number ends with "8" or "9", your move in time is 1pm - 2pm.

    If you are unable to move in during your assigned time, you can always come after, or between 2pm – 4pm. If you need to arrive earlier than the 22nd, please follow this link to request an early arrival.  Move-in Request

     

    What to Bring

    Check out our Guide to Residence Living and see our “what to bring” section as well as our “Prohibited Items” section.  https://www.udmercy.edu/life/on-campus/guide.php

    Detroit Mercy ID

    The Titan Info Center will be open on Monday, August 22nd to retrieve your parking pass and Detroit Mercy ID card.  That ID card will be needed after the 25th to access the building and your meals.  After the 25th, the Titan Info Center is open Monday - Friday, 9am to 4pm. For information on how to upload your picture and ID/parking information check out the Titan Information Center here.

    Meal Plans

    If you would like to make a change to the plan you have already selected, please complete your request here: Meal Plan Change Form

    All meal plan changes must be received by September 9th, 2022. 

    Health Insurance

    All residence hall students are required by the University of Detroit Mercy to have health insurance, and are automatically enrolled into the Student Health Insurance plan offered by the University. If you are covered by another insurance plan, you may waive the University offered plan, but you must do so by September 23, 2022 or the charge will remain on your student account.  You can find more information or waive the insurance here https://www.aetnastudenthealth.com/ 

    Your insurance will be available to waive after August 1st.

    If you have questions, please contact the Office of Residence Life via email at reslife@udmercy.edu. We hope you have enjoyed your summer, that you and your family have remained healthy and we look forward to seeing you soon!

     

    Sincerely,

    Residence Life

    reslife@udmercy.edu

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    Returning Student and Transfer Student Housing for Fall 2022

    We hope that you’ve enjoyed living on campus and that you’ve had a positive experience! We're beginning our process of room selection and assignments for the 2022-2023 academic year.  Click here to be directed to your TitanHousing Portal to sign up to live in Residence Life for the academic year. You will use your titan connect credentials to sign up. The application you are filling out is for the full academic year that spans August 2022 through May 2023.  You will also be selecting a meal plan at this time.

    Roommates and Suitemates

    After you have submitted your application, you will be able to search for roommates that also have submitted their applications. Your roommate code is in the upper right hand corner of your home screen. Once you know who you want to room with, you will need to send and/or accept the roommate request.  You can have a roommate group of up to 4 people.  You will select a group leader that will select the actual room during selection.  Any potential roommates/suitemates MUST have completed their application before you will be able to see them in your group.

    Roommate groups must be locked in BEFORE March 21st at 9am to participate in room selection.  On the 21st, all roommates will be locked in and cannot be altered in the system.  Roommate matching will re-open after the selection process but cannot be guaranteed.

    Singles

    Students who are interested in a single (for whatever reason) will need to fill out the form below to be on the waitlist. Singles are limited and will be issued through a random lottery, aside from those who have an established ADA need for a single. Please note that at this time, we are only going thru the single selection process with those who are approved thru the Accommodation process and special exceptions before March 18th.

    Students who are eligible for an ADA single will need to request the single through the accommodation form below in addition to the Single Waitlist.

    Selection Dates

    Info Sessions (virtual) to answer Room Selection questions March 15 @ 11:30 and March 16 @ 8:00pm

    Single room selection will be between March 24 and March 25th

    Double room selection will be between March 29th and April 1st.

    Deadlines to participate in room selection

    • March 21: Application is due.
    • March 21: roommate and suitemate groups are locked in and cannot be changed.
    • Week of March 21: Single room selection information sent out to students eligible to participate.
    • Week of March 28: Double room selection information sent out to students eligible to participate.

    Students who do not participate in selection will be assigned a room over the summer.  

    Please note that students who apply after the March 21st deadline will still be able to live in the Residence Halls, they will just not be able to select their own room. 

Students in a dorm room.

Your sense of community starts when you move onto campus and lasts a lifetime. Come build a boundless future in one of Detroit Mercy's three residence halls where you will grow personally while making lifelong friends.

Residence Halls

Students in a dorm room. Create your home at University of Detroit Mercy in one of our three residence halls. Living on campus gives you opportunities that can make your college experience more memorable and successful. Live among the friends you will create and have the rest of your life.

More on Residence Halls

Where to Eat On Campus

Students in line at coffee shop. Whether it's a smoothie after a workout at the Fitness Center or an all-you-can-eat meal at the Titan Dining Room, finding food and refreshments on campus is quick and easy.

More on Where to Eat

Banking

Alliance Catholic Credit Union is opening a branch. There is one ATM in the Student Union. 

Find hours and locations

Health and Fitness

At the Student Fitness Center on the McNichols Campus, University Recreation offers a variety of fitness and recreational programs designed to positively impact students and contribute to the health and well-being of the Detroit Mercy community.

University Recreation

Bookstore

The Bookstore at University of Detroit Mercy enhances students’ learning opportunities by providing a variety of books, supplies, University attire, electronics, and snacks.

FIND BOOKSTORES ON ALL CAMPUSES

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