Library Access & Services

The Law Library is now open to members of the public. Masks are required.

Reference questions may also be directed to or the Library's chat service.

Access Policy

The Kresge Law Library is open to all faculty, staff, students, and alumni of the University of Detroit Mercy. As a selective Federal Depository Library, members of the public may use the library to access legal materials obtained through this program.

Public Access Rules

  • Members of the public may not access the library unless working on a legal project. Lounging and loitering are prohibited.
  • Members of the public may not access the study rooms or use the student computers.
  • Under no circumstances will members of the public be allowed to conduct business transactions or client meetings in the library.
  • Members of the public may not disrupt or interfere with the activities of our students.
  • The librarian on duty has the sole discretion in determining what activities are unacceptable.
  • Access to the library may be restricted at critical times of the year, such as during midterms and final exams. Restricted hours will be posted onsite.

Location & Parking

The law library is located at 651 East Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226. Visitors should use the Larned Street entrance. Metered parking is available.