Student Organizations & Activities
Counseling & Social Work
Graduate Counseling Student Association (GCSA)
The Graduate Counseling Student Association is the professional association of Detroit Mercy Counseling students. The GCSA is devoted to fulfilling a wide range of community engagement and service activities, coordinating enhanced professional development activities, and promoting a culture of collegiality and support among Counseling students in the spirit of Detroit Mercy.
Student Social Work Association
The Detroit Mercy Student Social Work Association (SSWA) is committed to promoting student engagement and cooperative activities within the University, Department of Social Work, and broader Detroit-area community.
SSWA leadership serve as liaison to the Department to raise awareness of student/program concerns and also represent the voice of the student on University wide committee and Department Committees. A member of the Social Work faculty serves as faculty advisor to SSWA.
Philosophy & Ethics
The Ethics Bowl is inspired by TV's College Bowl, but modified rules adapt the game to the subject of ethics. In Ethics Bowl, a moderator poses questions to teams of three to five students.
Agora Society (Philosophy)
The Agora Society is the University of Detroit Mercy's undergraduate philosophy club. It is associated with but independent of the philosophy department. Its members meet regularly for philosophical discourse regarding various issues, and to plan other on-campus events. (Facebook)
Self Expression & Communication
[SIC] is a student-run journal of creative writing and criticism published in the English Department's Dudley Randall Center for Print Culture. For back-issues or submission inquiries, contact Professor Rosemary Weatherston at email@example.com.
Detroit Mercy Radio
Detroit Mercy Radio is an internet radio station where students create and host their own podcasts.
The Varsity News is a newspaper by and for the students of UDM. It is written and published by journalism students enrolled in the Detroit Mercy Department of Communication Studies.
The Theatre Company
Detroit Mercy students have the added benefit of participating in The Theatre Company, established in 1970, to gain direct experience in all aspects of theatre management and performing.
History & Political Science
Phi Alpha Theta (History Honors Society)
The Department of History is home to the Zeta-Sigma Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, which was chartered in 1956 at the University of Detroit. Phi Alpha Theta, the national history honorary, was founded in 1921 at the University of Arkansas.
Phi Alpha Delta and Political Science Association
There are two Political Science organizations at Detroit Mercy that students can get involved with. These organizations are Phi Alpha Delta, the Pre-Law Club, and Pi Sigma Alpha, the Political Science Association.
Psi Chi (Psychology Honors Society)
Psi Chi is the National Honor Society in Psychology, founded in 1929 for the purpose of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship and advancing the science of psychology.