Ferris Online
Resources for online learning.

Is Online Right for Me?
First Steps for Newly Admitted Students
MyDegree Information
New Student Orientation
Online Readiness Tutorial/Orientation 
Online Etiquette
Time Management Resources
Wait List Process
What to Expect in an Online Exam

Technical information.

Blackboard Help
Connection Speed
Software Requirements
Hardware Requirements
Mobile Learn
Technical Support

There are many forms on online communication today.  Twitter, Facebook, text messaging, Snapchat, and other apps have made it easy and quick to communicate with our friends and others. 

Within the classroom environment we need to be conscious about how we communicate with our classmates and our instructor.  While we want everyone to be able to express their ideas and thoughts and share with the class, we also recognize that online communication can be misunderstood without the non-verbal communication which usually accompanies the words in a face-to-face environment.   Communication in a classroom, even an online one, should be open, thoughtful, professional, and courteous.  

To help instructors and students better understand and communicate what is appropriate in an online environment, we have developed the Four Hallmarks of FerrisConnetiquette

Please read these recommended guidelines before starting your online class!


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Ferris Online
410 Oak Street, Alumni 113
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231) 591-2340
(800) 562-9130