Enrollment is 6610.
November: The League of Catholic Women wants to buy Foley Hall for use a a pre-release institution for women prisoners. The surrounding community opposes this.
April: Doctoral program in English is discontinued.
Enrollment is 6375.
September: Architecture students protest the removal of the architecture library over to the main library.
October 22: Board of Trustees approves the plan for the new Columbiere Campus in Clarkston.
Summer: Florence is closed off to create Kassab Mall.
The university enters an agreement with Macomb Community College to offer degree completion courses.
Fall: University of Detroit, Marygrove College, and Mercy College commission a study concerning the future collaboration of the three institutions.
Summer: Clarkston Campus closes.
September: A mosque opens in Shiple Hall
January: Marygrove College pulls out of the consolidation talks.
April: Holden Hall becomes an all freshman residence hall.
December: University of Detroit and Mercy College merge to become the University of Detroit Mercy.