Admission to the Academic Success Program


  • Students who have not met regular admission criteria may be considered for admission to the Academic Success Program (ASP).
  • Prospective students must submit a copy of the student and guardian's completed tax returns.
  • All information is reviewed by the Director of the Academic Success Program and the Dean of Admissions to determine eligibility for the program.
  • Students are then notified by mail of the admission decision.


Financial Assistance for the Academic Success Program

  • Students must complete an application to determine eligibility for financial assistance.
  • Students should file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by your state's deadline
  • Shippensburg University's Financial Aid Office is available to assist students with filing the necessary forms.
  • The Summer Bridge Program is offered free of charge to students who qualify under the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) Act 101 guidelines.




Important Dates

Aug 31 Drop and add period ends for full term

Sept 7 University CLOSED (Labor Day)

Oct 9 Fall break Begins

Oct 9 Early Warning Grades

Oct 26 Undergraduate Scheduling for winter/spring begins

Nov 2 Last day to withdraw from a course for full time

Nov 25 Thanksgiving break begins

Nov 30-Dec 11 Schedule clean-up or spring

Dec 4 Day and evening classes end

Dec 7-11 Final exams

Dec 11 Graduate commencement

Dec 12 Undergraduate commencement

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