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Next Steps

We're so glad you're here! We can't wait to help you get started on your journey as a Ferris Statewide & Online student.

There are just a few steps left to make sure you're ready for your first class. Let's get started!

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1. Set up your accountGradient Speedline

Once you have your ID from your acceptance email, it's time to set up your student account and Ferris email. It's important to check your Ferris email often.

Set up your account

2. Complete Orientation
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Orientation must be completed before you can register for classes. Please allow one business day after completion for us to clear you to register.


3. Meet Your AdvisorGradient Speedline

Schedule an appointment with your advisor before registering for classes each semester to keep your degree on track.

Schedule Now

4. Check financial AidGradient Speedline

First, fill out your FAFSA to discover your aid opportunities. Next, set up a payment plan and note the tuition deadlines. If you're taking community college classes, complete your consortium form.

Financial AID TOOLS

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Now it's time to fill your schedule with classes. Head to MyRegistration on Ferris360 to register. 

Need help? Explore our registration page.


6. Join YOUR 360 Group Gradient Speedline

Connect with local students, faculty, and staff near you. If you're an online student, you can join the Hub group nearest to you.



Check out our Online Resource Center for how-to videos and additional information on getting started.