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A mix of traditional and non-traditional campus features and dozens of programs to choose from makes Ferris in Grand Rapids the place to start on the path to your new career. Current and anticipated programs are at your fingertips to enable you to discover your potential.

Thursday, November 19
5:00-7:00 p.m. · Grand Rapids Community College, Applied Technology Center - Room 124

November 19 Open House Flyer

Your dream of earning your bachelor’s degree is within reach thanks to the partnership between Ferris State University and Grand Rapids Community College. Take your Ferris classes on the campus of GRCC and walk into your future without walking away from your community. Come to the Ferris open house at GRCC and talk to our counselors and admissions staff. See how Ferris works with GRCC to provide financial aid. Learn how you can complete your Ferris bachelor’s degree at GRCC so you can be successful right where you are.

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You are invited!
Graduation Celebration 2015*

Wednesday, December 9 • 5:30 - 7 pm
151 Fountain Street NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, Room ATC 120
Friends and family are welcome!

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You may bring up to two guests to the celebration.

Celebration Agenda:
5:30 pm Hors d’Oeuvres · 6 pm Graduation Recognition
6:30 pm. Dessert Social

*This event is different than the graduation commencement in Big Rapids

Please contact the Ferris-Grand Rapids office at (616) 451-4777 with any questions or special accommodation requests at least 72 hours in advance.


Ferris students that are registered for classes are eligible to receive a Grand Rapids Community College RaiderCard at no charge. New students can pick up their card beginning the first week of classes at the GRCC Student Life Office is located on the first floor of the Student Center. Each semester a student is registered their GRCC RaiderCard will be activated. Students will be charged for a replacement card if one is needed.

Visitor Parking
Visitors are encouraged to try to park underneath Grand Rapids Community College's Applied Technology Center (ATC) in the free public parking spots. If no space is available, visitors will need to park in the Bostwick ramp, across from the ATC, and purchase a parking pass in our office. FSU parking tags issued on the Big Rapids campus are good for the Big Rapids campus only. 

Dual Enrollment/Still in High School
If you are still in high school but want to get a jump on your new degree, why not try dual enrollment? Dual enrollment allows you to begin taking college courses while still in your junior or senior year of high school. Just complete this form and have your high school counselor or principal sign it. Your parents and/or guardians will have to accept responsibility for paying for your classes since there is no financial aid available for dual enrollment.

Housing in the heart of downtown is available so that students can take advantage of all Grand Rapids has to offer. Grand Rapids area housing options include:

· 5 Lyon
· GRCC housing listings
· Grand-Rapids-Apartments.net
· Heritage Hill
· Heritage Management

· Hopson Flats
· Houses For Rent
· Off-Broadway Apartments
· Rent GR

Local Options

Class Location & Student Service Office
151 Fountain Street NE
Grand Rapids MI 49503
(616) 451-4777
(800) 998-3425
fsugr@ferris.edu · directions

Office Hours
Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Bachelor's Degrees
Business Administration
Business Administration - Professional Track
Computer Information Systems
Computer Information Technology
Construction Management
Criminal Justice
Digital Animation and Game Design
Digital Media Software Engineering
Elementary Education
Health Care Systems Administration
Health Information Management
Hospitality Management
Industrial Technology and Management
Information Security and Intelligence
Manufacturing Engineering Technology
Nuclear Medicine Technology
Product Design Engineering Technology

Optional Minor: Marketing Sales

In addition to the above locally delivered programs, the following degree is available through a combination of GRCC and Grand Rapids Ferris based courses. Application is through the main campus.

Molecular Diagnostics (BS)

Associate Degrees

Dietary and Food Service Management
Health Information Technology
Respiratory Care

Master's Degrees
Career & Technical Education - Instructor
Career & Technical Education - Postsecondary Administrative
Career & Technical Education - Training and Development
Criminal Justice Administration
Curriculum & Instruction - Subject Area
Educational Leadership

Advanced Construction Management
Construction Administration
Dietary and Food Service Management
Homeland Security
Hotel Management
Human Resource Management
Leadership and Supervision
Marketing Sales
Quality Leadership
Quality Technology
Total Quality Management in Education

Teacher Certification & Endorsements
Elementary Provisional Certification
Additional Endorsements

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