McNichols Campus Hours and Closures due to COVID-19

Includes some plans for Fall Term as they become available

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    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 bksdetroitmercy@bncollege.comThe bookstore is open. 

    Monday - Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Saturday: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    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 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 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 click here to request a return label for domestic shipping)


    Computer Labs Access

    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.


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



    McNichols Campus

    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. 

    The Loft:

    Monday – Friday:  8 – 10 a.m. (Includes Board Plan)
    Monday – Friday: 11:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.  (Subway  11:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.)
    Saturday & Sunday: 2 – 3:30 p.m.

    Titan Dining Room

    Saturday & Sunday: 12 – 2 p.m.

    Monday – Friday: 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

    Monday – Thursday: 4:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
    Friday: 4 – 6 p.m.
    Saturday and Sunday: 5 – 7 p.m.


    The Bookmark:

    Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.


    Tommy’s Smoothies & Snacks

    Monday – Thursday: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
    Friday: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Saturday and Sunday: 6– 9 p.m.


    Riverfront Café:


    Corktown Café:


    Take-out Only
    Monday - Friday: 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. 



    Fitness Center

    The Student Fitness Center building is open. Hours:

    Monday – Thursday: 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
    Friday: 11 a.m. -  6 p.m. 
    Sunday: 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.

    The track, cardio, the weights, and the stretching area are open!  As always, our fitness classes are free and will continue to be running outside if the weather permits. In inclement weather, fitness classes will be relocated inside on the basketball courts.

    Tommy’s Smoothies & Snacks

    Monday – Thursday: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
    Friday: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Saturday and Sunday: 6– 9 p.m.

    The upstairs is closed and off limits for the time being. FITNESS FLOOR REOPENING: Monday, September 21 

    Fitness classes are being held in-person, as well as simulcasted on Instagram live. Download the CORQ app to RSVP and check in to fitness classes.


    ITS Helpdesk

    The ITS Helpdesk is open on campus as well as  by appointment. 

    Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. 


    McNichols Campus Library & Instructional Design Studio

    The McNichols Campus Library is open to current University of Detroit Mercy students, faculty, and staff.

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

    McNichols Campus Library 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.

    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

    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


    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.


    Residence Life has extended cancellations without fees from May 31st to June 30th. If students wish to cancel, they should contact Residence Life and submit a request for release form



    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:

    Aug. 17: Student Success Center to open

    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

    Currently located in the Student Union Building, Room 101 (but will be relocated to Shiple Hall, Lobby Area).

    Fall/Winter Term Hours:
    Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 5 pm 
    (Monday - Thursday, the first week of each term except for Summer: 10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.)
    Summer Term Hours : 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    School of Dentistry Parking Permit pick-up location:
    Administration area on the fourth floor of the Clinic Building (See Lauri Moore or Crystal Becker).

    Fall/Winter/Summer Term:
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm (Tuesday - Thursday)
    Student Union 101

    Parking & ID Information for McNichols, School of Law, and School of Dentistry. 

    STEP 1  

    •  Type in your browser
    • Select Parking Permits listed under Quick Links

    For current students and employees, please type in your vehicle information and add your permit number for the new system. 

    If you are a new student or new employee the link is designed for you to add your vehicle information to obtain a parking permit.  

    STEP 2 

    Sign Up for an appointment (for McNichols Campus only) - Pick up Parking Permit, Validation Sticker and/or ID Card 

    For social distancing and sanitizing the area, we will be providing time slots for pick-up through Sign up Genius to keep crowd control limited at the counter.  We will provide time slots in 15-minute increments.  Once all of the slots are filled we will continually open up dates until everyone is serviced.  The link is listed below to sign up for an available time slot. 


    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

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

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


    Writing Center

    We are continuing our online-only consultation sessions this fall.

    Our schedule begins Monday, August 31, and it is visible to students as of today. 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.