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Birkam Health Center

Birkam Health Center

Welcome to Birkam Health Center

The Birkam Health Center is your on campus resource to keep you healthy while achieving your academic success. We offer primary care services as well as acute care for all Ferris students and their dependents. Walk-in appointments may be available, but students are encouraged to use the Healthy Dog Student Patient Portal to schedule an appointment most convenient with their schedule.

For any questions or concerns and to schedule appointments, please call us at (231) 591-2614 or contact at [email protected]. Patients should avoid using the email related to medical issues or problems as it is not a HIPAA secure form of communication.

For questions related to billing and insurance, please call either (231) 591-5971 OR (231) 591-5965.

Summer Hours

The Birkam Health Center summer hours will be in effect June 17, 2024 through August 9, 2024. 

  • Monday - closed
  • Tuesday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., closed 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Wednesday - closed
  • Thursday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., closed 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Friday - closed

Virtual Tour of the Health Center

Find your way around the Birkam Health Center, including the accessibility features of our building, with our virtual tour.

Launch the Virtual Tour

Anti-Discrimination Statement

It is the policy of the Birkam Health and Counseling Centers to serve all students who are eligible for services without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability (physical or mental), age, status as a parent, marital status, genetic information or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, and local laws. Respect for the dignity and worth of others should be the guiding principle for our relations with each other.

All of the Centers' staff are responsible for complying with this policy in carrying out their job duties.

Students who believe they have been subjected to discrimination should contact the Director of Birkam Health and Counseling Centers and / or the Office of Equal Opportunity at Ferris State University.

Students are encouraged to use the Healthy Dog Student Patient Portal to schedule appointments!