First Forward

NASPA First Forward logoFerris State University has been selected as part of the Center for First Generation Student Success' inaugural 2019 cohort of First Forward institutions, sponsored by NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and The Suder Foundation.

The First Forward designation recognizes institutions of higher education that have demonstrated a commitment to improving experiences and advancing outcomes of first-generation college students. 

Ferris is excited to grow efforts to increase the recruitment, retention, and graduation of first generation college students. 


If you are interested in getting involved, please reach out to 231-591-2400.