Student Support Services

Students meeting with Student Support Services.

Through additional student success programs, Detroit Mercy is committed to providing academic and personal development support to all students.

Student Success Center

The Student Success Center offers a testing center, tutoring and study groups, professional mentoring, athlete study table, placement testing, and more. Some of the programs listed below are also part of the Student Success Center.

Visit the Student Success Center in Room 319 of the McNichols Campus Library or call 313-993-1143.

  • Academic Interest and Major Exploration (AIME)- Developmental advising and peer mentoring to conditionally admitted students.

  • Disability Support Services- available to all currently enrolled students who have documented disabilities that substantially limit them in one or more major life activities. Individuals eligible for services may have, but are not limited to, the following types of disabilities: mobility, orthopedic, hearing, visual, learning, psychological and attentional.

  • KCP Program - Michigan students who can benefit from improving their academic skills. Professional, confidential academic support.

  • Personal Counseling - Professional outpatient counseling and psychotherapeutic treatment is available to students at no charge.

  • Tutoring - SSC offers free tutoring in most freshman and some upper-division courses, including math, chemistry, biology, languages, philosophy, history and English. Make an appointment.

TRiO Student Support Services

TRiO is a federally funded program designed to provide underrepresented student populations. It provides assistance with scholarship applications, academic success planning, mentoring and more.

The Writing Center

Work on any stage of the writing process. with peer consultants. Review your assignments, drafts, instructor feedback and questions. Get support if English is not your first language.

Student Advising

Work with your faculty advisor to reflect on your academic and career goals and to track your academic progress.

Physical and Mental Health Support

For physical and mental health support, please see the University's Health and Counseling resources.