Mission & Identity

UDM Mission Statement

The University of Detroit Mercy, a Catholic university in the Jesuit and Mercy traditions, exists to provide excellent, student-centered undergraduate and graduate education in an urban context. A UDM education seeks to integrate the intellectual, spiritual, ethical, and social development of our students.


UDM Law Mission Statement

The University of Detroit Mercy School of Law is a Catholic, urban law school that seeks to provide an excellent and dynamic legal education through a curriculum that integrates theory, doctrine, and practice; requires experiential learning; and emphasizes ethics and service to others.

Mission related links

University of Detroit Mercy Mission and Identity webpage

Law School Liturgical Events

Opportunities for Spiritual Reflection