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Welcome from the Educational Counseling and Disabilities Services Department

Educational Counseling and Disabilities Services leads the campus in the creation of inclusive learning and working environments and facilitates access through innovative services, programs, and partnerships.  Disability is an aspect of diversity that is integral to our society and to the Ferris State University campus community.  ECDS collaborates with students, faculty, and staff to create a campus environment that is usable, equitable, sustainable and inclusive of all members of the university community.

ECDS's Career Counseling services can assist you to:

  • Clarify academic and career interests
  • Identify connections between your major and career options
  • Identify resources to research employers
  • Identify skills and strengths
  • Determine a course of action to meet career objectives


ECDS is dedicated to aiding students in achieving academic success. ECDS’s Educational Counseling can assist with academic related issues, such as stress management and test anxiety; and provide information on how to improve study skills, including time management tips and finding solutions and supports to barriers to success.