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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Student Financial Aid Portal

Shippensburg University will begin processing financial aid awards for new students beginning mid to late March.

Students who have been offered admission or have already confirmed their intent to attend Shippensburg University may access the myShip Portal to view financial aid information.

The following information gives a detailed look at how to view information related to Financial Aid by using myShip portal.

Login Instructions

Accepted and/or Confirmed (Deposited) New Students 

If you have not done so, you need to activate your Ship e-mail account and set a password in Step 1. If you have already done this, proceed to Step 2. 

Step 1: 

To activate your Ship email Account and set a password: 

  • Log in to the Shippensburg University Admissions Portal with your Admissions Login ID and PIN to activate your account. 
  • After logging in, select your Admissions Term under Processed Applications.
  • Click on the link to Activate Your Ship Email Address.
  • The system will prompt you to set a password for your Ship e-mail account.

Step 2:

For Step by step instructions on accessing your aid award, click on INSTRUCTIONS. Print this page or keep it open so that you can refer to it as you navigate through the myShip portal.  

  • Click here to view your Financial Aid Award and/or view Outstanding Requirements. (mid to late March)


Contact Financial Aid

Please include your SU Student ID number in all e-mail correspondence. We cannot respond to you without checking your account. If you have questions or issues that need further clarification, call our office at (717) 477-1131.