Parents and Families

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We welcome you and your child to the Shippensburg University family. Please explore our site for news and information about Ship. We have gathered links we think will be of interest to you. We hope they can answers some of your questions here or direct you to the people who can answer them.

Important Links and Information


  • FERPA regulations stipulate that we distribute grades only to the student.
  • Students may access their grades through myShip.

Local Transportation

  • Raider Regional Transit - Ride the Raider! It's free with a university ID (or $1 per ride) and it'll get you where you want to go. Schedules and bus stops are listed along with easy instructions.

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 May and August Graduation is Monday, January 4, 2016. 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