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Belonging to an academic community


Students who join an academic community agree to support their peers and share in their first year college experience. All academic communities, whether they be living, learning or living-learning communities, are supported by Ferris faculty and staff dedicated to your success.



Co-Curricular activities

Living-Learning Communities

Honors Dedicated Honors Advisor, Peer mentors, Honors faculty Days of Service and Learning, 15 hours of community service per semester, leadership development, cultural events.
S3OAR Specialized advisor  Meet with advisor, job shadowing

Living Communities

The DEAL Success coaches, additional support by TIP Coordinator, Office of Multicultural Student Services, Center for [email protected] studies  Specialized success conference before move-in day. Other programming around four columns (Diversity, Engagement, Academics, and Leadership) during academic year.
LGBTQ+ Liberation House    

Learning Communities

C4  Select faculty in Math, English and RSS.