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, Academic Resources,  Office of Academic Accessibility, The PACE Office/Parent Liaison, FOCUS, Experiential Term (E-Term), Stanley Library, Spanish and Russian at Ferrum

Financial Aid and Student Accounts

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

Residence Education and Commuter Information

Family Resources, Residence Hall Life, Residence Hall Facilities, Life in the Residence Hall, Living w/ a Roommate, Intentional Democratic Communities, Leadership Opportunities, Residence Hall Staff, FAQ’s, Commuting to Ferrum, Commuter Student Association, Parking, What to Bring / Not Bring to College


Information Sources

Career Services and Student Leadership & Engagement

Career Services Office (CSO), Clubs and Organizations

Religious Life

Worship Opportunities

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, Food Court, Mail Service, College Police

Additional Educational & Enrichment Opportunities

Appalachian Cluster, Ferrum Outdoors, International Programs

Miscellaneous Information & Forms

Inclement Weather Policy & Information Sources, Compressed Schedule, e2Campus, FERPA Waiver Form

Contact Information and the Ferrum Motto and Alma Mater