International Services Office


April 14, 2022: The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) will extend the guidance originally issued in March 2020 for the 2022-23 academic year. You may read the .


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What we do

  1. To educate and enforce immigration regulations mandated by the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of State; ensure that ϲʲͼ Mercy and the international students that attend are in compliance.
  2. Provide immigration advising to newly admitted and current F and J visa holders.
  3. Create, enhance and promote cultural awareness in the ϲʲͼ Mercy community.
  4. Collaborate with academic and non-academic departments to enhance the international students experience at ϲʲͼ Mercy.

Newly Admitted Students

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Find important Information

Canadian Students

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Info for Canadian Citizens

Maintaining your status

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Maintaining F-1 Status

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  • Our mission

    The ISO serves the ϲʲͼ Mercy community and the ϲʲͼ area and, in alignment with the greater ϲʲͼ Mercy mission, enriches the quality of life of all ϲʲͼ Mercy students, provides immigration and academic support to non-immigrant students and faculty, fosters cultural understanding and awareness through practical and creative experiences, and advances a campus culture that admires and celebrates the diversity of ϲʲͼ Mercy’s rich global viewpoints.

Meet the Staff

International Services

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Alison Roberts
Assistant Director, International Service Office
313-993-1079
robertad1@udmercy.edu

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Lily Swan
Director, International Service Office
313-993-3323
swanls@udmercy.edu

American Language and Culture Program

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Alison Roberts
Assistant Director, International Service Office
313-993-1079
robertad1@udmercy.edu

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Office Location

Engineering and Science Building
Suites 268-270B

Contact Us

Email: iso@udmercy.edu
Phone: 313-993-1205
Fax: 313-993-1192
Mailing address:
International Services Office
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4001 W. McNichols
ϲʲͼ, MI 48221-3038

ϲʲͼ Mercy President Donald B. Taylor and other dignitaries were on hand to greet students at the New International Student Orientation on the McNichols Campus.

The new ϲʲͼ Mercy students are from countries such as Albania, Canada, China and India, just to name a few.