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New for Nursing: Centralized Application Service!

Starting August 25, 2016 - NursingCAS

NursingCAS is a centralized admission system which will require students to submit their nursing application and supporting documents  in electronic format versus hardcopy/paper format.   The new CAS system process is scheduled to begin August 25, 2016 for new applicants.  The NursingCAS system is supported by AACN and offered by CCNE our accrediting agencies.  The fee for the BSN PL undergraduate program is $45.00 for the first submission and $30.00 for each additional submission.

Subscribe to the DU Cultural Engagement Calendar

We are excited to provide our 2016-17 Cultural Engagement Calendar Save the Date  at At this link, you will also find instructions for subscribing to the electronic Calendar that is regularly updated.

Windows 10 is Coming!

Computers at DU will migrate to Windows 10 this fall.

All of the classroom and lab computers will be running Windows 10 and Office 2016 for the start of the fall semester to take advantage of new features and align with the software included in course textbooks. Faculty and staff PCs will be reimaged with Windows 10 as scheduling allows, beginning mid to late September.  ITS will notify you when your machine is scheduled to be reimaged.

Let’s Hangout: Student Internship Workshops are coming up!

2nd Annual Gridiron Classic Aug. 26 – 27

With high school football season around the corner, fans will get to cheer on their favorite school on a larger stage as 12 Michigan high schools compete in the second annual GRidiron Classic, presented by Lake Michigan Credit Union, Aug. 26 and 27 at Davenport University’s Meyering Field and Grand Valley State University’s Lubbers Stadium.

B1st to Get your Davenport Football Tickets


The Davenport University Panthers will take on the Trojans of Taylor University on August 27 at Noon at Farmers Insurance Athletic Complex in the first ever football game.

Tickets will be sold beginning at 10 a.m. the day of the game. Tickets are required for admittance in the game. Ticket prices are listed below:

Why a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree?

Physical Therapy like most other health care professions have only one pathway to licensure. A student must graduate from an accredited Physical Therapy program. The governing body that determines if a program is accredited or not is known asCommission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). CAPTE role is to enforce the guidelines established by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). The APTA establish a vision for 2020 By 2020, which states that physical therapy will be provided by physical therapists who are doctors of physical therapy, recognized by consumers and other health care professionals as the practitioners of choice to whom consumers have direct access for the diagnosis of, interventions for, and prevention of impairments, activity limitations, participation restrictions, and environmental barriers related to movement, function, and health.” –

DU Recognized as Gold-Level Veteran Friendly School for 2nd Year in a Row!

Davenport University has just been recognized as GOLD-level Veteran Friendly School by the Michigan Veteran Affairs Agency for the second year in a row!

Academic Schedule Update

It was mistakenly communicated that the final day of classes for the Fall 2016 semester will be Dec. 23, 2016.  As this is a recognized holiday (since Christmas is on the weekend), the final day of classes will be Dec. 22, 2016. We hope this message allows you to better plan your end-of-year holiday plans.

Alumni Success Story: Amanda Dénommé ‘15

As a Digital Content Strategist for Dart Container, alumna Amanda Dénommé ‘15 spends her days running around the Dart Container campus assisting in photo shoots and writing about food service products, foam recycling, and the iconic red Solo® party cup. Learn about the many hats Amanda wears as a social listener, content marketer, and creative influencer on the alumni blog.