Orientation Fee/Deposit

Orientation Fee/Deposit

The University requires an $80 Orientation Fee/Deposit upon acceptance to the institution. This will secure your place for orientation and enrollment. Please submit your payment by May 1 if you are accepted for fall semester. If you are accepted after May 1 for fall semester, or, if you are accepted for spring or summer semester, the Orientation Fee/Deposit is due at least 30 days before the start of the semester.


On campus orientation for students beginning classes fall semester occurs in June and July with a late orientation session in late August. Orientation for students beginning classes spring semester occurs in January. All students who begin classes summer semester complete an online orientation. However, freshman are then required to attend an on campus orientation session to register for fall semester classes.

You will be notified by mail and email when it is time to register for an orientation session. Registration for June and July orientation sessions begins in February. It is important to regularly check your Ferris email account for these and other important notifications.

How to Pay Your FSU Orientation Fee/Deposit:

After information is submitted successfully, a Payment confirmation page will appear.

Payments can be made electronically by a parent or other authorized used. An Authorized User has access to monthly billing notifications, student financial information and online payment options.

How to Add an Authorized User:
How to pay the FSU Orientation Fee/Deposit as an Authorized User:
Refund Policy

A refund of the Orientation Fee/Deposit will be made when cancellation is received by the Admissions Office, in writing, no later than June 1 for fall semester enrollees, or 30 days prior to the registration date for spring or summer semester enrollees. Cancellation after the deadline for any semester will result in forfeiture of the Orientation Fee/Deposit.

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