Returning Students Checklist

Submit your FAFSA and complete financial aid documents

  • Complete your FAFSA online as soon as possible. The financial aid staff is continually making awards for the upcoming year.


Submit your $250 confirmation deposit

  • Confirmation checks can be paid by check. Email vstone@ferrum.edu if you have housing questions.


Make your housing reservation early

  • Watch for specific dates for Apartment and Residence Hall room sign up and details from your Residence Life & Housing staff. Your confirmation deposit must be paid to secure your housing. Email vstone@ferrum.edu if you have housing questions.


Get the courses you want by registering early

  • Make an appointment to meet with your advisor. Outstanding account balances must be paid prior to registering for classes. Payment can be made by check or online through Panther Portal using either Internet Explorer or Firefox: https://portal.ferrum.edu.