College Commencement Contacts

College Contact Phone Location Email
Arts & Sciences Barb Hampel 231-591-3660 ASC 3052
  Undergraduate (on & off-campus)
Carri Griffis 231-591-2493 BUS 200
  Graduate Programs Shannon Yost 231-591-2168 BUS 200E
Community College Leadership Andrea Wirgau 231-591-2710 or
ALU 113
Education and Human Services Jacee Potts 231-591-2700 BIS 604 
Engineering Technology Deb Ducat 231-591-2961 JHN 200
Health Professions Richelle Williams 231-591-2263 VFS 210 
Optometry Michelle Aldrich 231-591-3700 MCO 236
Pharmacy Tara Lee 231-591-3780 PHR 105

Ferris Statewide (Off-Campus Locations) & Online Students*
Extended and International Operations

Off-Campus Location Contact Phone Email
Dowagiac Lisa Topping 269-782-1214
Flint Lorie Callcut 810-762-0463
Traverse City Ronda Grindel 231-995-1738

*Graduates from one of the Ferris Statewide online programs who wish to participate in the Big Rapids ceremony will walk with their affiliated college. For example, a student receiving a degree in criminal justice will walk with the College of Education & Human Services.

For questions regarding the Commencement ceremony please contact the Commencement office at (231) 591-3803 or by email at