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Multicultural Student Services

Our department promotes the intellectual understanding and appreciation of diversity, inclusion and social justice by creating opportunities for learning and leadership development for our campus community.

In addition, we provide meaningful support to assist in the transition, retention and graduation of our underrepresented student populations.

For any of our events: If you have a disability and need assistance to attend, contact the OMSS at least 72 hours in advance at (231)591-2617 or [email protected] Ferris State University is an equal opportunity institution.  For information on the University’s Policy on non-discrimination, visit www.ferris.edu/non-discrimination.

Upcoming Events

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SEP23
Black Alumni & Student Mixer
7PM to 9PM
Join OMSS for our Black Alumni & Student Mixer in the David L Eisler Center 016

SEP24
OMSS Homecoming Tailgate

11AM to 3PM
IRC Parking Lot
Free Food, Music, Games, Giveaways, Networking Opportunities

Student Equity & Inclusion Experienceship Annual Scholarship

Dr. Matthew Chaney, fondly known as Matty C, worked at Ferris State University for 25 years. His position as the Director of OMSS was not a job but a passion to see students reach their full potential and to help them graduate. In his philosophy and honor, The Dr. Matthew C. Chaney Student Equity & Inclusion Experienceship Annual Scholarship was created to continue to support students.

Contribute to the Matthew C. Chaney scholarship

Contact Information

General Information: [email protected] or (231) 591-2617
Dr. Danyelle Gregory: [email protected] or (231) 287-7952
Trudy Roersma: [email protected] or (231) 591-3525
Chelsey Brownlee: [email protected] or (231) 591-5042
Darnell Lewis: [email protected] or (231) 591-5029