Student Support

Immigration Procedure

Students who participate in one of our joint or multiple degree programs must meet the immigration requirements to obtain visa entry into the applicable countries. Students also must have a valid passport. Assistance with visa applications will be provided for admitted students at no additional cost.

Language Proficiency

J.d./l.e.d. (check with cara)

UDM Law has support mechanisms to assist students with their Spanish proficiency. UDM Law offers an Introduction to Mexican Law and Spanish Legal Terminology course free of charge to students. This course is designed to help even the most fluent Spanish language speakers' transition into the study of Mexican law. In addition, the University offers Spanish language courses at a reduced rate for students interested in building their Spanish proficiency.


University of Detroit Mercy School of Law

UDM Law does not have on-campus housing. UDM does offer a list of nearby properties and specials offered to UDM School of Law students.

UDM does not endorse or sponsor any of the agencies, services, or properties included in this listing. Landlords have the right to change listed offers at any time. UDM assumes no responsibility for contracts/leases between individuals and is not responsible or liable for the consequences of any student housing arrangement.

For Housing Questions, please contact:  Barbara Stockwell-Buslepp at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fill out Housing Assistance Form.

University of Windsor Faculty of Law

The University of Windsor offers residence halls and off campus housing opportunities. Other housing opportunities are available through the University of Windsor Student Alliance.  For more information, please visit housing information.

Instituto TecnolÓgico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey

At ITESM, students have a variety of housing options. Students can live on campus in one of their seven residence halls: off-campus in one of their nine off campus halls or in an independent lodging facility; or with a host family.

Health Insurance

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law

The University of Detroit Mercy requires non-immigrant students registered at UDM to purchase the University's health insurance plan for international students. Students must purchase health insurance for any dependents that are with you in the U.S.

University of Windsor Faculty of Law

Health insurance costs are paid as incidental fees in conjunction with tuition payments. Students with coverage may opt out. Please see the fee breakdown for more information.

Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey

Upon your arrival at ITESM, students must show evidence of comprehensive insurance coverage. The international student office will need the following:

  • Letter from insurance company noting health care coverage during the student's entire stay in Mexico.

  • A copy of a health insurance card.

Students who do not have proof of coverage can purchase insurance coverage through ITESM.