Admission to the Academic Success Program


  • Students who have not met regular admission criteria may be considered for admission to the Academic Success Program (ASP).
  • Prospective students must submit a copy of the student and guardian's completed tax returns.
  • All information is reviewed by the Director of the Academic Success Program and the Dean of Admissions to determine eligibility for the program.
  • Students are then notified by mail of the admission decision.


Financial Assistance for the Academic Success Program

  • Students must complete an application to determine eligibility for financial assistance.
  • Students should file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by your state's deadline
  • Shippensburg University's Financial Aid Office is available to assist students with filing the necessary forms.
  • The Summer Bridge Program is offered free of charge to students who qualify under the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) Act 101 guidelines.