Important Dates

Aug 31 Drop and add period ends for full term

Sept 7 University CLOSED (Labor Day)

Oct 9 Fall break Begins

Oct 9 Early Warning Grades

Oct 26 Undergraduate Scheduling for winter/spring begins

Nov 2 Last day to withdraw from a course for full time

Nov 25 Thanksgiving break begins

Nov 30-Dec 11 Schedule clean-up or spring

Dec 4 Day and evening classes end

Dec 7-11 Final exams

Dec 11 Graduate commencement

Dec 12 Undergraduate commencement

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Academic Success Program
130 Wright Hall
Shippensburg, PA 17257-2299
Voice: (717) 477-1134
Fax: (717) 477-4063

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ASP Early Start Program

All Early Start students must attend Summer Orientation.

If students are accepted into the ASP Early Start Program they are provided an extended orientation to the roles and expectations of a Shippensburg student. The 2015 ESP Program is tentatively scheduled for Monday, August 22, 2016 through Friday, August 26, 2016.

The Early Start Program is a mandatory program that orients students to Shippensburg University. Students enrolled in the program must participate in a variety of activities and information sessions to successfully complete the program.  

Students selected to participate in this program can expect to receive the following benefits:

  1. An extended orientation and early start to college life.
  2. A connection to the ASP faculty and staff.
  3. Guidance in utilizing the electronic resources required by the university, such as: e-mail, D2L, and the Banner System.
  4. An introduction to the general education curriculum and help seeking information about an intended major.
  5. Awareness of the university's academic policies and procedures.
  6. Increase student's awareness of institutional resources, such as the Learning Center, Office of Undeclared Students, Counseling Center, Campus Police, Multicultural Student Affairs (MSA), and the Office of Disability Services (ODS), among others.
  7. An understanding of the ASP resources available throughout their college career.

Services Provided by ASP

The Academic Success Program offers a number of services to new and returning students during both the summer and academic year. To learn more about the services listed below - click here. 

Academic Advising 


First Year Experience Course (ASP101) 

Peer Leader Program 

Study Hall/Study Groups 

Career Assessment/Advising 

Financial Aid Counseling 

Ongoing Counseling 

Social/Cultural Activities 

Tutoring Referrals to our campus Learning Center