The Writing Center is a free tutoring service provided by Ferris State University to all Ferris students. The writing center helps with all aspects of the writing process, from preliminary brainstorming and outlining, to revising and polishing final drafts. Help is also offered in writing business letters, applications, and resumes as well as with spelling, grammar, and sentence structure.
Free certified tutor program available to all students. Individual and group tutoring available, as well as study skills assistance.
Study groups paired to courses with high failure and student withdrawal rates with a trained facilitator. Students have the option to select course sections with SLA workshops at registration. Once registered in the SLA section, students consent to abide by the SLA Workshop and Attendance Policy. On average, SLA workshops offer three hours of extra course content - specific, directed study. In addition to the content, study strategies such as note taking, listening, study habits, and test taking are skills reviewed.
Advise students either decided or undecided on a major to make progress toward a degree while looking at different career options. This office includes academic advisors, a career exploration course, and self-evaluation options.