News briefs

Silent Disco

Entertainment Unlimited, Student Government and the Music Industry Management Association are teaming up to host a silent disco from 9 to 11 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 31, in the north quad. Multiple DJ’s will perform on the stage in front of the University Center while attendees listen through wireless headphones.

New MyFSU directory

Ferris’ Information Technology Services (ITS) department launched a completely redesigned MyFSU portal in May. Its most prominent new feature is a directory of student, faculty and office information. While the directory is still not fully functional, it contains student phone numbers and faculty office locations, emails and phone numbers.

Dial A Ride service renewed

Ferris has partnered with Dial A Ride for the 2015-16 academic year for rides around campus at no cost to students. Beginning on Monday Aug. 31, the shuttle service will be available from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Fridays.

‘Ferris State Express’

Have classes at Ferris’ Grand Rapids campus or looking for a day trip? Ferris has renewed its contract with The Rapid shuttle service for another year. Designed to provide students easy transportation to and from Ferris’ Grand Rapids campus, the ‘Ferris State Express’ makes four stops in Big Rapids every weekday. Bus cards are available for daily travelers and a one-way trip is available for $8 cash. For more information on Ferris’ partnership with The Rapid, visit