Credit Cards, Refunds, Dropping, Withdrawing
Credit Card Convenience Fee
A 2.75% convenience fee will be charged on all credit card and debit card transactions made
on consolidated student accounts.
You can avoid paying the 2.75% convenience fee by paying online with an
e-check, an electronic debit to your checking or savings account.
Payments that are Mailed
You may also mail a check to the Timme Center for Student Services
with no convenience fee to the address below. Checks should be made
payable to Ferris State University.
Always include your student ID number on the check.
Mail to: Ferris State University, Business Operations CSS 101PA, 1201 S. State Street,
Big Rapids, MI 49307.
You must contact your regional office for any class drops or withdrawals immediately
following your decision to drop or withdraw from a course. After the first four days of
the semester or the first meeting of class, refunds are only made in some cases of total
withdrawal from the University. A reduction in course load (a class withdrawal), after the
first four days of the semester or the first meeting of class, is not a basis for a refund.
> Tuition & Aid > Refund Policy
Dropping/Withdrawing from Classes
If you find it necessary to drop or withdraw from a class, you must call your
Not attending a class or telling your instructor you no
longer wish to take that class does not drop the class from your schedule.
Total withdrawals from the University (dropping all classes) must be completed through the
Records Office. To begin the process, call toll-free (800) 433-7747 and ask for the Records
Office or dial direct to (231) 591-2792.
Note: If you do a total withdrawal from the University during fall or spring semesters,
your matriculation is closed. When you return to the University, you will need to submit a
new application for admission to provide up-to-date information for your student record.
There is no charge to be readmitted; however, you will need to meet current admissions
criteria when re-applying. If readmitted, you will follow the newest academic catalog,
policies and procedures.
Financial Aid Implications of Dropping or Withdrawing
If you receive financial aid, dropping or withdrawing from a course could
affect your funding. Be sure to contact financial aid to check your status.