Fall Graduation Fair Offers Convenience for Graduating Ferris Students

Ferris State UniversityThe Fall Graduation Fair for Ferris State University students ready to become alumni is Thursday, Nov. 7 in the Student Recreation Center.

The fair, which will be held from noon to 4 p.m., provides “one-stop shopping for all graduation needs,” said Alumni Relations assistant Amy Packard. 

Graduating students will be able to:

  • Pick up commencement ceremony tickets
  • Purchase cap and gown
  • Order graduation announcements and class ring
  • Order class rings
  • Complete a loan exit interview
  • Have a free digital photo taken by the university photographer
  • Create a video message for family and friends that will be included in a video shown before the commencement ceremony
  • Have resume critiqued by Career Services
  • Obtain Ferris graduate degree program information
  • Obtain benefit information from the Alumni Association


The event, co-sponsored by Ferris State University Bookstore and the Alumni and Commencement offices, will include door prizes and refreshments.

Graduating students unable to attend the fair can pick up their tickets between Friday, Nov. 8 and Thursday, Dec. 12 from their college’s commencement coordinator. Students will receive eight tickets; children 2 and younger do not need a ticket for admission.

Caps and gowns will be available for purchase at the bookstore between Friday, Nov. 8 and Friday, Dec. 6. 

Commencement ceremonies will take place on Saturday, Dec. 14 in the Convocation Center at Ewigleben Sports Complex. They begin at 10 a.m. for the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Education and Human Services, and Engineering Technology, and at 1:30 p.m. for the colleges of Business and Health Professions.

For more information on the Fall Graduation Fair, visit http://www.ferris.edu/HTMLS/current/Commencement/graduationfair.htm.

Additional information on c ommencement can be found here: http://www.ferris.edu/HTMLS/current/Commencement/decemberceremony.html.

Last updated: 11-05-2013