from the dean
Orientation overview and schedule.
On Thursday, August 13 and Friday, August 14 complimentary meals will be provided. Students may bring their own food and beverages for lunch and snacks throughout the following week. The on-campus cafeteria will feature a variety of beverages and "grab and go" fare for purchase during Lawyering Fundamentals.
Throughout orientation, incoming students may park in the Student Parking Lot on Larned St. Students will be notified as to when to transition to the permanent parking location, Christ Church parking lot. Students may secure a parking permit in the Student Service Center (SSC).
All Detroit Mercy Law students are required to possess and conspicuously wear a Detroit Mercy identification card while at Detroit Mercy Law. The identification card also serves as an access card that allows entry into the classroom spaces and southeast door on Jefferson Ave. Students who have yet to take their photo for the ID card must visit the SSC during Orientation week.
Dress for Lawyering Fundamentals is business casual. Please note the exception for the day of professional headshots.
Detroit Mercy Law photographs all first-year students for a First-year Directory. All incoming students must get their photograph taken on August 20th between 1:30pm and 4:00pm. Business attire is required for these photos. Evening students who are unable to make it to this photography session will receive notification regarding an alternate date. Please note, this is separate from the Student ID photos.
Family Welcome event and Dinner
All incoming students (Day & Evening), and their parents and spouses/significant others are invited to a Family Welcome Event on Thursday, August 13 from 5:00pm to 6:00pm. Followed by Dinner from 6:00pm to 7:00pm. Children are welcome to attend the Family Dinner. Students must RSVP their guests here for Dinner by Friday, August 7, 2015.