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Academic Calendar

Please visit http://www.ship.edu/Provost/Academic_Year_Calendar/ to view the academic calendar. Additional dates and deadlines are available in the "Semester Information" link on this page. If you have any questions, please contact the Registrar's Office at ext. 1381.

Application for Graduation

The application deadline for May and August Graduation is Friday, January 2, 2015. Once received, these applications will be reviewed by the appropriate academic dean's office or graduate department. This process will require approximately 8 weeks after the due date for applications. For more information, please visit www.ship.edu/Registrar/Graduation_Process/

Last Day to Change Major into High-Demand Programs

Students may declare or change a major any time except for during scheduling, which includes schedule clean-up and the two weeks prior to scheduling. For the spring semester, changes will be accepted until Tuesday, February 10th. Any changes submitted after this date will not be processed until scheduling is complete. Students who wish to declare a major in a high-demand program must submit their request within the first three weeks of the semester in order to be considered. The following programs are currently identified as high-demand: Biology, Pre-K - 4 and 4-8 Education programs, Communications/Journalism, Criminal Justice and Psychology. Students declaring other majors should submit requests during this period to allow them to be processed before scheduling for the next semester.

Schedule Adjustment - Fall/Spring

Undergraduate Schedule Adjustment Begins January 2

Need to schedule?
Use the myShip portal beginning January 2.  If you have not yet scheduled any courses, you will need your alternate PIN (available from your advisor or department).

Need to adjust your schedule?
You may make changes through the myShip portal beginning January 2.

Having difficulty registering for classes?
Contact your advisor, department chair, or academic dean’s office for assistance.  For questions about your major, contact your advisor. 

Questions about billing or Financial Aid?
Financial Aid – call (717) 477-1131 or email finaid@ship.edu
Billing/Student Accounts – visit http://www.ship.edu/Student_Accounts/), call 477-1211 or email studentaccts@ship.edu.

If you are unable to return for spring 2015, please contact your academic dean’s office:
College of Undeclared – visit HH 112 or call 477-1395
College of Business – visit GRH 128 or call 477-1620
College of Arts & Sciences – visit DHC 225 or call 477-1151
College of Education and Human Services – visit SPH 356 or call 477-1141

The drop/add period ends on Tuesday, January 27, at 4 p.m.  During the schedule adjustment period, the supported hours for web schedule adjustment are 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  

Spring Graduate Scheduling

Graduate scheduling for spring 2015 opens October 20th. If you experience any difficulties, please contact the registrar's office for assistance.  To schedule, log into MyShip at http://portal.ship.edu. Please visit http://www.ship.edu/Registrar/Graduate_Scheduling_Information/ for additional information on preparing to schedule.

Winter Scheduling

Scheduling for Winter Term 2014 begins as follows:

  • Graduate - October 20
  • Undergraduate - October 27 (or your start time)
  • Undergraduate Non-Degree - November 18

To view your registration days and schedule winter classes, log into the myShip portal and select "Winter 2014".  For additional information, please visit www.ship.edu/winter.