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STEP 1: Log In To Your Application Portal

  • Go to your Application Portal.
  • Enter your Login ID which is your SU ID (“6000” number) found on your acceptance letter and e-mail.
  • Enter your date of birth (MMDDYY) for the PIN.
  • Click the “Login” button.
    • BE SURE TO DISABLE all pop-up blockers in order to process a credit card payment in step #3.
  • Click the Semester Year text link (i.e. “Fall 2018”) listed under “Processed Applications” and “Admission Term.”

STEP 2: Activate Your Ship E-mail and Review Your Financial Aid

  • In the table on the right side of the screen, find the “Activate your Ship E-mail address” section.
  • Copy your “Domain User Name” listed to the right. Then select the “Click Here” link.
  • A new window will open and ask for your Domain User Name and then prompt you to set a password for your Ship e-mail account.
  • If you have submitted your FAFSA forms, you will receive an e-mail to your personal e-mail notifying of you when your financial aid is ready.
  • Once it is ready, log into myShip using your new Ship e-mail and password.
  • Use the links under the “Financial Aid” section to view your aid.

STEP 3: Confirm Your Acceptance

  • Once you’ve reviewed your financial aid, return our Application Portal (using your SU ID (“6000” number) for your Login ID and your date of birth (MMDDYY) for the PIN)
  • Click the “Login” button.
  • Select the Semester Year text link (i.e. “Fall 2018”) listed under Processed Applications and Admission Term
  • At the next screen, click on the blue “Confirm Your Acceptance to Ship” button at the bottom left of the page.
  • A new window will open that will prompt you to pay the $100 non-refundable deposit.
    • Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express are accepted, but a 2.5% convenience fee will be charged.
    • There is no fee for payment by e-check.

STEP 4: Select Your Housing Option

  • Once you’ve paid your deposit, click on “Select Housing Options” which will open a new window.
  • At the top, select "Application."
  • From the drop-down menu, choose "Agreement" if you would like to live on campus or choose "Exemption" if you will NOT be living on campus.
  • Follow the prompt screens through. Those choosing the Housing Agreement will be prompted to pay the $200 non-refundable housing deposit and to select suite type and residence hall preferences.

Welcome to Ship!



Accepted Student Checklist

You’ve confirmed that you’re Ship Bound and now we just need a few more items to get you completely onboard:

  • Medical Form: Submit your medical forms to receive services at our on-campus health center.
  • Final Transcript: Request to have your final transcript sent (including the date of your graduation) to our Office of Admissions.
  • Placement Testing: Schedule any required exams with our Placement Testing Office.
  • Orientation:Register for Orientation to become part of the Shippensburg community and create your first semester class schedule.
  • Semester Bill: Look for your semester bill notification in your Shippensburg University e-mail in order to pay for it. (You will NOT receive a paper bill.) Contact the Student Accounts Office with any questions.