CLACS brings you the following events:


Bulldog Beginnings

August 22 - September 4

Bulldog Beginnings is a series of events designed to introduce first-year students to the Ferris State University campus and welcome back returning students.  Students will get to meet new people, eat free food, enjoy live music, nab free stuff, participate in fun activities and get to know their home away from home.


Leadership Development Series

More information coming soon.


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Live United Color War and 5K Run

Sunday, September 28, 6pm

opens at 4:40pm

The Live United Color War and 5K is the kick-off event for the 2014 Homecoming week.  Sign up for just the obstacle course or do both!  Color will be sprayed on participants at various stages in both events. All proceeds from the event will directly benefit the local United Way, which supports various causes in the Big Rapids Community like WISE, Habitat for Humanity, Project Starburst and more.  More details.

Register for Color War and 5K Run - Pay by credit card

To register and pay by check or cash visit the Center for Leadership, Activities and Career Services office located at 809 Campus Dr, Helen Ferris Terrace Level. Monday - Friday 8AM - 5PM. For more information contact our office at 231.591.2685.

Go to the Facebook event at:  Live United Color War and 5K Run


This event is sponsored by the University Recreation Center and the Center for Leadership, Activities and Career Services



September 29 - October 4

Ferris State University Homecoming is an annual event that includes a week-long celebration for students, faculty/staff, alumni, and community members.  Please visit the Homecoming website for specific information related to the event schedule and details.  Go Bulldogs!




Career Week

October 20 - October 24

At Ferris Career Week has taken on a whole new feel.  Career Week now offers something for everyone including students at every level in their career development.  This is a great opportunity to find out what you need to do to put your best foot forward in pursuing your career.  Career Week is filled with opportunities to learn what employers want and how to showcase all of your great skills.