1301 S. State Street
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2737
Center for [email protected] Studies Affiliated Groups
Offices of Cultural Exploration
Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Office of Multicultural Student Services
Office of International Education
LGBTQ+ Resource Center Location: UC 120C
Academic Support Services
The Writing Center
Academic Support Center
Student Academic Support Programs
How Do I Pay For College
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
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
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
You can also check to see if your area has a mutual aid group set up.
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.