Caprio, Kathleen

Associate Dean for Student Affairs


  • Room: 129
  • Telephone: 313-596-0287
  • E-Mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

•J.D., University of Detroit Mercy
•M.A., Liturgical Studies, University of Notre Dame
•B.A., English, Mercy College of Detroit

Kathleen Caprio serves as the associate dean for Student Affairs at UDM Law. She is an alumna of Mercy College of Detroit, the University of Notre Dame, and UDM School of Law.  In 1998, she joined the law school community in admissions and student affairs, becoming associate dean of these areas in 2004.  Before attending and working at the law school, Dean Caprio served in secondary and higher education as a teacher of English and Theology.  She began her career at UDM in the 1980s, serving in administration, especially government relations and development. 

Dean Caprio assists students with the following:

Application amendments
Course credit waivers
Disability Support Services
Division changes
Guest course credit permission
Grade appeals
Leaves of absence
Special and make-up examinations
Student concerns (illness, family concerns, personal problems, etc.)
Student Handbook
Student to Student Peer Mentor Program
Summer study abroad permission
Transfer requests

To speak with Dean Caprio, please e-mail her with times you are available to meet in person or talk by phone.