Visit Detroit Mercy Law

Visiting Detroit Mercy Law is a great opportunity for prospective students to learn about our programs, meet with faculty and current students, and speak with admissions representatives. The Admissions Office invites prospective students to several events throughout the year. Dress for the events is business casual.

Open House Events

Distinguish Yourself: Detroit Mercy Law Informational Open House Event. Prospective students who visit learn how a Detroit Mercy legal education can distinguish them as a market leader. During these events, prospective students get an in-depth look at how Detroit Mercy Law's unique curriculum prepares students for the realities of practice. Guests will have the opportunity to tour campus and speak with the Dean, admissions representatives, faculty and current students.

Class Visits

Experience Detroit Mercy Law: A class visit event. Prospective students have the opportunity to select and attend a law school course.   Come and see how our students learn the law from professors who provide not only scholarly and academic instruction, but practical experience.


Lunch and Learn Series

An electronic, interactive, and educational series. During the lunch hour, Detroit Mercy Law offers web-based forums to discuss a variety of topics related to the Detroit Mercy Law application and the legal profession.

Discover Detroit Mercy Series

Receive comprehensive information about Detroit Mercy Law's practice-ready, career-ready educational model that includes: handling simulated complex legal matters, working with real clients on real cases, and our commitment to developing agile writers and passionate advocates. Topics also include affording law school, applying to Detroit Mercy Law, and starting a legal career on solid footing.

Topics vary by session.  Visit the Admissions calendar of events for upcoming sessions. Advance registration is required.

walk-in Wednesdays

Walk-in and visit with an Admissions representative without an appointment during exteneded evening hours.

admitted student events

Special events for Admitted students that enable them to experience being a law student even before Orientation.  Events include, but are not limited to, Jump Start Workshops.

Planning Your Visit

The University of Detroit Mercy School of Law is located in downtown Detroit at 651 East Jefferson near the intersection of I-375 and East Jefferson Avenue. The entrance to the School of Law is located on Larned Street, which is on the north side of the School. Driving directions and hotel accommodations are available.

Admissions Event Parking

All guests attending an event held by the Admissions Office are welcome to park in our Student Parking Lot unless otherwise specified. This lot is located on Larned Street on the School's north side. There is no charge for guests parking in this lot.