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Department of Public Safety

1319 Cramer Circle
Big Rapids MI 49307
Emergency: 911
Non-Emergency: (231) 591-5000
Campus Crime Hotline at [email protected]

Purpose is to serve and protect the students, faculty, staff and visitors of Ferris State University. To further the academic pursuits of FSU in two ways: actually keeping people and property safe and in helping to create an environment where people feel completely safe.

Parking Services

Bulldog Service Center
805 Campus Drive
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231) 591-2648

The Parking Services and Registration Bureau is located at the Bulldog Service Center and is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Parking Permits may be purchased during this same time.

Public Transportation

Rape Aggression Defense System (RAD)

The Rape Aggression Defense System is a program of realistic, self-defense tactics and techniques. The RAD System is a comprehensive course for women that begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and avoidance, while progressing on to the basics of hands-on defense training. RAD is not a Martial Arts program. Our courses are taught by certified RAD instructors Officer Nicholas Greenway and Detective Sergeant Tim Jacobs. To sign up or if you have any questions you can reach the instructors at (231) 591-5000.