Academic Calendar

Please visit to view the academic calendar. Additional dates and deadlines are available in the "Semester Information" link at .  If you have any questions, please contact the Registrar's Office at ext. 1381.

Application for Graduation

The application deadline for December and January Graduation is Tuesday, August 1, 2017. 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

Check Grades

Summer Term B 2017 final grades are available for students to view in the myShip portal.  To view your final grades: 

  1. Navigate to Check your Grades.
  2. Log in.
  3. Select the Summer Term B 2017 term.
  4. Click on Submit.

Fall Graduate Scheduling

Graduate scheduling for the fall 2017 semester begins Monday, March 20 at 8 a.m. and ends Tuesday, September 5. Students may log into the myShip portal for the most up-to-date listing of available courses. Please visit for additional information on preparing to schedule.

Summer Grades

Grades for 2017 summer terms are due from faculty on the following dates:

Term A - Wednesday, July 5 at 3 p.m.

Term B - Monday, August 14 at 3 p.m.

Grades are available for students to view on myShip approximately 24 hours after the faculty grade deadline.

Last Day to Change UG Major

Undergraduate 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 fall semester, changes will be accepted until Monday, October 2. Any changes submitted after this date will not be processed until scheduling is complete.  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 who wish to declare a major in a high-demand program must submit their request within the first three weeks of the semester (by September 18) in order to be considered. The deadline for students interested in declaring a major in Education is two weeks into the semester.  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 August 1.

Need to schedule?
Use the myShip portal beginning August 1.  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 August 1.

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
Billing/Student Accounts – visit, call 477-1211 or email

If you are unable to return for next semester, please contact your academic dean’s office:
Office for Exploratory Studies – 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

Classes begin August 28. The drop/add period ends on Tuesday, September 5, 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.

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