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Next Steps for New Students

Your Next Steps

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Starting your college journey is an exciting moment. Here you'll find your next steps after receiving your acceptance letter and resources to make an easy transition to life as a Ferris State Bulldog.

One-on-One Virtual Guidance

We're here to help you find your way forward. If you have questions about your next step, schedule a time to meet a Ferris expert virtually. 

Get Help

Enrollment Checklist

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1. Submit FAFSA

Start Your FAFSA | Our school code is 002260.

2. Online Orientation

Launch Orientation Now

3. Housing Requirements

Learn More About Housing

4. Schedule Classes Virtually

You'll receive more info after finishing orientation.

5. FIRST DAY OF CLASSES

Jan. 9 - Add it to your calendar

Resources for New Students

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Parents

We recommend parents access our Parent Portal to learn more about attending Ferris. Create an account and progress through each module at your own pace.

For Statewide and Online Students

If you will be attending a Statewide location or enrolling in an online program, head to our Statewide & Online homepage to learn about your next steps to Ferris.