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2024 Commencement Ceremony
Friday, May 10, 2024 at 2:00 p.m. (EST), Calihan Hall, McNichols Campus
The University of Detroit Mercy School of Law will celebrate the graduating class of 2024 at the Commencement Ceremony in Calihan Hall on the McNichols Campus of University of Detroit Mercy. Currently, there are no limit to the number of guests allowed per graduate for the School of Law ceremony. No tickets are required. Visit our Commencement page for more details.


University of Detroit Mercy School of Law 2023 graduates achieved a 91 percent employment rate in legal and professional positions. Graduates secured employment in various positions including at top law firms, competitive judicial clerkships, and government, business, and public interest organizations.
Medina Elzayat (3L) serves as President of the Arab American Law Student Association (AALSA), Tina Toma (3L) serves as President of the Chaldean American Law Student Association (CALSA) and Simon Alnajjar (3L) is a Dean’s Fellow at Detroit Mercy Law. All are part of the ODEIB Student Feature for Middle Eastern, Arab, and Chaldean Heritage month.
Judge Michelle M. Rick '91 aspires to be a servant leader. “For me, this requires leading from the heart and valuing the contributions of all members of the team. It is critical to see that every person has skills that can benefit the task at hand.”