Types of Aid:



The Federal School Code for Shippensburg University is 003326.

Students should complete an electronic Master Promissory Note (eMPN) in order to borrow a Federal Direct Loan or a Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan at www.studentloans.gov.

Parents may complete an eMPN in order to borrow a Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loan after April 1st at www.studentloans.gov.

Dates & Deadlines

Prospective and returning students should complete the FAFSA as soon as possible.

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Contact Us

Due to federal privacy laws, you must call (717) 477-1131 for individual student information.

General financial aid questions can be addressed by e-mail at finaid@ship.edu. Please provide the student's Shippensburg University ID (if applicable) in all e-mails. 

Fax: (717) 477-4028

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Related Links

Go to FAFSA 

Academic Calendar 

Semester Information 

How to Pay for College (college.gov) 

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Aid Types & Other Programs

There are four principle categories of financial aid available at Shippensburg University:

  • Scholarships: A scholarship is an award of financial aid for a student to further his or her education.

  • Grant Programs: Grants are awards that do not need to be repaid.

  • Loan Programs: Loans must be repaid.
  • Student Work Study: Work study programs are on and off campus.

  • Other Programs: Graduate Assistantships (GAs)—Tuition waivers plus employment opportunities for graduate students are counted as a resource and are added to your financial aid package through the Student Accounts Office.