Frequently Asked Questions

Are guests allowed in the building?  Overnight?

Guests are permitted in University Housing but must be escorted by a resident of the building at all times. A guest is defined as anyone not assigned to the building, room, apartment, or suite. Residents are responsible for the actions of their guests, and for making sure their guests adhere to all University policies.  If a guest violates a University policy, they AND their host will be held responsible.


Overnight Visitation

Roommates and suitemates must prearrange rules concerning guests and overnight visitors. Our overnight visitation policy has the following points:

  • No more than two overnight guests per room per night.
    • Guests include anyone not assigned to the room or suite. All guests must adhere to the escort policy and all rules and regulations of Ferris State University.
  • Residents are responsible for guests and guest behavior and may receive a student conduct referral for policy violations.
  • Unruly guest behavior may result in the guest's immediate removal and ban from campus housing.
  • The University reserves the right to limit frequency of visits when the rights of the roommates or suite-mates are compromised.
  • Guests may not stay more than 2 consecutive nights and/or more than 10 nights per semester without prior approval from the Office of Housing and Residence Life.

Child Visitation: All guests under the age of 18 must have a letter signed by a parent granting permission to visit and stay on campus. Children under the age of six (6) are not permitted as overnight guests. Visitation for children under the age of six is from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. daily. A parent or guardian must accompany children under the age of six at all times.