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Homecoming 2019: Fall Festival
Sept. 20 & 21

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Show off your car at the Homecoming Car Show! Register your car now.

2019 Event Schedule 

↓ Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 ↓

Detroit Mercy Dental8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.: Young Alumni Continuing Education Dental Course 
McNichols Campus
A multidisciplinary approach to head and neck cancers
Register here.


Four golfers at Law golf tournamentLaw Golf Outing & Dinner
Shotgun Start: 12:00 p.m. | Dinner: 6:00 p.m.

The Inn at St. John’s - Plymouth, MI
Register here.


Detroit Q lineU of D Engineering and Architecture - Class of '69: Celebrate Detroit
12:00 p.m. - Lunch at Z's Villa (pay for your own meal)
1:30 p.m. - Guided tour of the "New Detroit" aboard the Q-line
3:00 p.m. - Tour and presentation on the history of M-1 and the engineering of the Q-line
4:30 p.m. - Adjourn (You may wish to grab dinner or the Tigers 7 p.m. game with fellow alumni)
See Full Itinerary


a group dancing in light7:30 p.m. - Theatre Performance
Grounds Coffeehaus

DESIRE: Three one act plays based on Short Stories by Tennessee Williams. The unraveling of nutty people holding onto immature love are explored in three plays by three female voices.
No tickets required.


↓  Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019 ↓ 

girl with a pennant taking a campus tour8:30 a.m. - Visit Day Registration, Resource Fair, Campus Tours
Opportunity for prospective students and their families to see and hear about life at Detroit Mercy. Call the admissions office for more details: 313-993-1245.

10 a.m. - Presentation: Job Hunting in the Age of Technology
Offered by the Center for Career & Professional Development.
Learn tips for successfully making a career change in the digital age. Today's job search process is fully integrated with technology. Having an understanding of how to navigate this recruitment and hiring process is crucial to your career success. In addition you will learn about Detroit Mercy career resources available to you as an alum.

10 a.m. - Presentation: Estate Planning for Your Future- Let's Help You Get Ready 
Attend this FREE seminar about estate planning, taxes and charitable giving. A light continental breakfast will be served. Our presenter is Mr. Robert (Bob) Perry of Butzel Long. Mr. Perry has more than 30 years of experience in many facets of estate and business succession planning, life insurance trusts, charitable remainder trusts, personal estate planning, estate taxation and individual retirement accounts (IRAs). A Q&A session will follow. There is no obligation and no one will call you after the presentation. This is a service for our alumni and their friends/guests.

10 a.m. - Presentation: Searching for Africa’s Lost Dinosaurs
Detroit Mercy's world-renowned paleontologist, Professor Nizar Ibrahim, might be best known for unlocking the mystery of the Spinosaurus, a dinosaur so large it surpassed the better known Tyrannosaurus Rex in body length. But to him, the discovery is part of a larger puzzle. Come hear his story.

Detroit Bike TourTour du Titan Bike Ride -
9:30 a.m.
 - Leave from Law School Campus
11 a.m.  -  Leave  from McNichols campus
Embark on a bike tour through the city of Detroit and the neighborhoods surrounding the Law and McNichols campuses. Bike tour lead by Detroit Mercy alumnus Tom Page '71, '76. Cost is $10


Welcome home - picture of McNichols gate11 a.m. - Fall Festival
Join us on McNichols Campus for a day of fun activities and homecoming celebrations. There is something for the whole family to enjoy! Zip lining, casino tables, micro race cars, carnival games (additional cost), D.J. with music and student group cultural performances.

Festival Food and Drink
We’ll be featuring:Coney Dogs - iconic food

  • Sausage/brats with sauerkraut, hot dogs, chili dogs, walking tacos
  • Caramel apples donuts, chips, fruit, and ice cream treats.
  • Beer, wine, cider, pop and water


56 Corvette11 a.m. Homecoming Car Show
Come see an exciting display of cars from model Ts to muscle cars to a car from the Detroit Grand Prix. Vote on your favorite as we award a People's Choice winner. Register your car here.



flag football teams11:30 a.m. Flag Football
What is Homecoming Weekend without football? Put together a team to compete against alumni and current students in a flag football tournament. To register, call the Fitness Center 313-993-1781.


ROTC historic picture, rocket and clocktower12 p.m. - KBG Sorority Reunion
$15 fee

1 p.m. - ROTC Reunion / 3 p.m. - Ribbon cutting for the Veterans Lounge

1 p.m. - Greek Reunion
50th Reunion couple

Class of 1969 Reunion
Lunch: 1 - 3 p.m. / Dinner 5 - 8 p.m.

4:30 - 6:30 p.m. - Black Alumni Reunion

priest saying mass4 p.m. - Detroit Mercy Community Mass
St. Ignatius Chapel
Celebrate a Saturday afternoon Mass with the Detroit Mercy community. 


Men's soccer team group picture7 p.m. - Men's Soccer Game
Athletic Field
Come cheer on our men's soccer team to victory against University of Illinois Chicago (UIC). 


CANCELLED: 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. - Stroll Competition


Homecoming Sponsors

Fifth Third Bank Beaumont Health System
Hollingsworth Logistics Group Lear Corporation
Butzel Long    Progressive Printing Logo