Strengths For Students

How do I take the CliftonStrengths assessment?

Ferris students take the CliftonStrengths assessment during their FSUS course. If you’re a transfer student at Ferris and didn’t take the FSUS class but want to take the assessment email for more information.

Student profiles

“Once I invested more time and energy into learning about strengths, I saw that I could use..”

“Joining this RSO was one of the best decisions that I made since…”

“Nearly four years after learning about Strengths, Lilia is still continuously developing…”

The 34 themes

To learn more about the 34 themes click HERE.


Five Elements of Well-Being

Purpose: Liking what you do each day and being motivated to achieve your goals. Purpose well-being on campus is related to faculty and staff engagement and their ability to create excitement for learning and development.

Social: Having supportive relationships and love in your life, including strong relationships with classmates, professors, and staff.

Financial: Managing your economic life to reduce stress and increase security. Students loans, college tuition and financial aid all affect students’ financial well-being.

Community: Liking where you live, feeling safe and having pride in your community. Including pride in the campus, safety in residence halls and a sense of belonging.

Physical: Having good health and enough energy to get things done daily. For students to have thriving physical well-being they need nutritious meals, exercise, sufficient sleep, and healthy mechanisms for dealing with stress.

Strengths Ambassadors RSO

Interested in learning more about yourself? Finding hidden talents you have yet to discover? Let the College of Business Strengths Ambassadors assist you in discovering your full potential.  Our RSO utilizes the StrengthsFinder assessment in revealing your top 5 strengths and how to use them in both your personal and professional life. These strengths go deeper than just knowing how to multitask or being able to meet a deadline.

To learn more about College of Business Student Ambassadors click HERE.