Information for Parents and Families of New Students

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Cover and Table of Contents
Area Information

Driving Directions, Accommodations, Banks, Restaurants, Local Areas of Interest, Campus Map


College Calendar, Planning Classes/Selecting a Major, Advising, Liberal Arts Core Requirements, Student Success, The PACE Office/Parent Liaison, Academic Resources,  Office of Academic Accessibility, Learning Opportunities Program, FOCUS, Experiential Term (E-Term), Stanley Library, Spanish and Russian at Ferrum

Financial Aid and Student Accounts

Financial Aid FAQ’s, Withdrawal Policy, Student Employment, Payment Schedule, Tuition, Room and Board, Special Fees, Policy for Withdrawal, Payment Options

Residence Education and Commuter Information

Family Resources, Residence Hall Life, Residence Hall Facilities, Life in the Residence Hall, Living with a Roommate, Leadership Opportunities for You in the Residence Hall, Residence Hall Staff, Residence Life Frequently Asked Questions, Commuting to Ferrum, Commuter Student Association, Parking, What to Bring / Not Bring to College


Athletic Information/ferrumpanthers.com

Career Services and Student Leadership & Engagement

Career Services Office (CSO), Clubs and Organizations

Spiritual Life

Spiritual Life at Ferrum

Health Services and Counseling

Ferrum Community Health Center, Counseling Services

Other Campus Services

Bookstore, Communications, Information Services, Accessing Student E-Mail and Web Advisor, Ferrum Express, Dining Services, Meal Plan Information, Retail Operations, Mail Service, College Police

Additional Educational & Enrichment Opportunities

Appalachian Cluster, International Programs, Ferrum Outdoors

Miscellaneous Information & Forms

Inclement Weather Policy & Information Sources, Abbreviated Schedules, e2Campus, FERPA Waiver Form

Contact Information and the Ferrum Motto and Alma Mater