Honors Invitational Feb 28th, 2015

Brutus in CrowdThe Honors Invitational will beheld on Saturday, February 28th, 2015.  This is an invitation only event.  Invitations will be mailed out the end of January 2015.

Prospective students who complete the Honors application by Friday, February 6, will be invited to the Invitational. Prospective students applying after February 6 will be contacted by the Honors Office for further instructions.

The Weather Channel is predicting clear and cold for Saturday, Feb 28th. Dress warmly!  If there are any reports of inclement weather effecting travel conditions, we will update this page.

The final step of the Honors application process is for applicants to attend and submit a writing sample at the Honors Invitational. Each applicant to the Honors program writes a short essay on a topic chosen by our faculty in the department of English. At the invitational, applicants will be taken to our computer labs in small groups, where they given an hour to complete the essay

After the Invitational, the writing samples are scored by Ferris faculty. Decisions for admission are made on the basis of each student's Essay Score, application, High-school cumulative GPA, class rank and composite ACT/SAT score.  We seek to admit about 350 first year students annually.

We will notify successful applicants by mail approximately four weeks after the Invitational.


Morning (8:15 AM registration, 9 AM start - all Colleges except Arts and Sciences):

Afternoon (1:30 PM registration, 2 PM start - College of Arts and Sciences):

FAQ: Honors Writing Prompts

Honors Invitational Directions (2015)

Hotels in Big Rapids Area (2015)

Presentation from the Afternoon session
(morning session differs only in the schedule)