Donors and Gifts

The College of Arts and Sciences teaches students to think critically and prepare for a professional career. Our principal goal is to enable students to develop the skills and abilities necessary to function in both their personal and professional lives.

Financial support from alumni and friends supports the academic opportunities and technology resources to enhance academic achievement and research excellence. From annual scholarship assistance to establishing endowments, small and large gifts support our academic programs, students, and facilities and technology to maintain excellence in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Reasons to Give

• Support students and future generations
Reconnect to your alma mater
Take advantage of tax breaks
Leave a legacy
Help CAS maintain its standard of excellence


Giving Methods

1. Online with a credit card

Fast and convenient, our secure online form lets you direct your gift to the College of Arts and Sciences using a credit card. Click the image below to submit your gift online. You will receive an
e-mail confirmation of your gift and a receipt for tax purposes.

Make a Gift Online

2. By mail with a check

Gifts to the College of Arts and Sciences may also be made by mail with a check payable to Ferris State University. Click the image below to complete a form to designate your gift to the College of Arts and Sciences, then print and mail it along with your check to:

University Advancement
Ferris State University
420 Oak Street, PRK 101
Big Rapids, MI 49307

Gift by Mail Form


Other Giving Options

Want to make a long-term impact at Ferris? Visit the Planned Giving Options page for more information.

If you are a faculty or staff member and would like to give to the College of Arts and Sciences, you can enroll in an easy payroll deduction plan. To make a gift, download the Faculty and Staff Pledge Form and designate your gift to the College of Arts and Sciences, then print the completed form and mail it via intercampus mail to the Advancement Office at PRK 101.