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Center for [email protected] Studies Resources

On-Campus Resources

Center for [email protected] Studies Affiliated Groups

Circle of Tribal Nations

Hispanic Student Organization

Spanish Club

Offices of Cultural Exploration

Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Location: CSS 312

Office of Multicultural Student Services
Location: FLITE Suite 159

Office of International Education
Location: IRC 134

LGBTQ+ Resource Center
Location: UC 120C

Academic Support Services

The Writing Center
Location: Arts & Sciences Commons 1017

Academic Support Center
Location: Arts & Sciences Commons 1017

Student Academic Support Programs

Structured Learning Assistance Program

Career Exploration (CARE) Program

How Do I Pay For College

Loans

Scholarships

Alternative Non-Federal Loans

Student Employment 

Hispanic Latino Commission of Michigan Scholarship Application

Off-Campus Resources

Hispanic Center of West Michigan

Latino Business and Economic Development Center (LBEDC)

LAUP 

Oceana Hispanic Center 

Lara - Hispanic/Latino Commissions of Michigan

Online Resources

ALSAME - Advocates for Latino Student Advancement in Michigan Education

"A non-profit organization that is committed to making college education a reality for Latino students in Michigan."

FRLS - CreditDonkey

CreditDonkey has a page of financial resources for Latinx students that ranges from scholarships, internships, and grants.

HSF - Hispanic Student Fund

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) empowers Latino families with the knowledge and resources needed to successfully complete a higher education, and provides scholarships and support services to as many exceptional Hispanic American students as possible.

OCAN - Oceana College Access Network

Oceana College Access Network is a collaborative between local schools and community working to promote higher education.

ONEM1CHIGAN - Organization for Immigrant Communities

An organization led by immigrant youth and supported by strong allies. We work towards providing resources to immigrant communities through organizing, education, and empowerment. We answer to and are driven by the needs of our community."

MALDEF - Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund

"The nation's leading Latino legal civil rights organization. Often described as the "law firm of the Latino community". MALDEF promotes social change through advocacy, communications, community education, and litigation in the areas of education, employment, immigrant rights, and political access."

Undocumented Student Resources

Ferris Statement on DACA

As a DACA or undocumented student you have many opportunities available to you. Ferris State University offers admission without citizenship status. Contact the Center for [email protected] Studies for more information at 231.591.2470 or [email protected] Please visit our website ferris.edu/latino/ and our social media pages for regular updates and resources below for links, toolkits, guides, references and other information that can help you complete college.

Supporting Undocumented Student Resources Guide - What Schools, Leaders and You Can Do to Help Undocumented Community

TheDream.US

Scholarships for Undocumented Students

Map of Undocu-Accessible Public Campuses

Undocumented Student Guide to College in Michigan

Golden Door Scholars

Higher Ed Immigration Portal

COVID-19 Resources

Undocumented community members have been largely excluded from our social safety net and COVID-19 relief efforts. If you're looking to directly support affected families, please consider donating to the following funds:

In Kalamazoo - El Concilio's M.I. Gente Fund

In Grand Rapids - La Lucha Fund

In Washtenaw County - WICIR's Supporting Undocumented Families Fund

In Detroit - SE Michigan Undocumented Families Fund, , ABISA fundraiser, One Michigan Supply Donation drive

You can also check to see if your area has a mutual aid group set up.

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Ferris State University ofrece admision sin condicion de ciudadania. Póngase en contacto con el Centro de Estudios para América @ para obtener más información en Inglés o Español. Si usted tiene alguna pregunta , puede llamar al 231.591.2470. Por favor, visite nuestro sitio web y nuestros ferris.edu/latino/ páginas de medios sociales para las actualizaciones periódicas.