The College of Engineering and Science at the University of Detroit Mercy has a long history of serving students from the metro Detroit area in its pre-college programs for elementary, middle and high school students.
University of Detroit Mercy offers a variety of summer programs that allow participants to explore science, technology, engineering and math through the most current methods of innovation with fun, hands-on, and engaging activities that will challenge and delight young minds for a summer filled with vision and imagination! Go to Summer Programs site.
DAPCEP is a non-profit, Detroit-based organization whose mission is to increase the number of historically under-represented minority students who are interested in and prepared to enter the fields of engineering and science. Five-week Saturday enrichment classes in the fall and spring for students in the 4th through 12th grades focusing on engineering, math, computers and science. UDM's oldest pre-college program, DAPCEP started in 1982. See the DAPCEP Programs at UDM
Also known as Tech Day or TDD, this fall on-campus event is for Detroit-area high school teachers and students. Engineering and science displays and science-based competitions are among the highlights. See the Tech Day site.
FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is a national organization whose mission is to excite high school students about engineering and technology through its national robotics competition. Since 1997, UDM College of Engineering & Science has sponsored and mentored a FIRST team. In 2006, we reunited with our first FIRST team at University of Detroit Jesuit High School, Detroit. See the FIRST Robotics site.
For further information about pre-college engineering and science programs at UDM, please contact us.