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Shippensburg University
Student Accounts Office
Old Main 100
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA 17257

PH: (717) 477-1211
FAX: (717) 477-4018
studentaccts@ship.edu 

Please include your student ID number on all payments, letters, emails, faxes and voice mail messages for the Student Accounts office.

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Paying Your Semester Bill

Payments may be made using the following methods:

  1. Online
  2. By Mail
  3. In Person

Payments online

Shippensburg University offers online payment options (credit cards and electronic checks) through our processor, Official Payments. Official Payments accepts Mastercard, Discover, American Express and Visa. Students may pay online by credit card (with a 2.49% non-refundable service fee) or by electronic check (at no charge). To make an online payment, log in at myShip with your Ship email and password.  Paying online is the fastest way to make last minute payments to get your bill cleared by the due date! If you pay with a card, you will see two transactions on your credit card statement, one for the tuition/fee payment to Shippensburg University and the other for the 2.49% service fee to Official Payments. Depending on your bank, the service fee description on your credit card statement will be similar to “OPC COL*SERVICE FEE”.

A debit card will be processed as a credit card. If you would like to make payment directly from your bank account, you should choose the "Bank Account" option and pay with electronic check.

Directions on making online payments and accepting your charges by clearing your bill if no charges are due. 

Payments by mail

Students who want to send payments by mail may do so by sending a check or money order along with the bill to the Student Accounts Office. Checks are to be made payable to Shippensburg University. Payment must be in U.S. dollars and drawn on a U. S. bank. Postdated checks should not be submitted.

Payments in person

Check, money order and cash payments may be made in person at the Student Accounts Office in Old Main 100, weekdays between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.. During the summer months and semester breaks the office closes at 4:00 PM. The university cannot accept credit or debit cards in person, by mail, or over the phone for tuition payments.  

Delinquent Accounts

Delinquent Accounts -- No student shall be enrolled, receive a diploma, or receive a transcript until all previous accounts have been paid. Accounts delinquent for 90 days are turned over to the Pennsylvania Attorney General for Collection.