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Welcome to Study Abroad and International Student Support Services at Shippensburg University.

Due to travel disruptions associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, the opportunity to study abroad continues to be closely monitored by the University.  Students seeking information about overseas experiences in 2023 should contact Ms. Mary Burnett, Director of Global Engagement,, for an advising appointment. 


Study Abroad

Seeking information about study abroad?  We can help you with navigating the process and finding the right program for you!

Students are encouraged to contact the office for information about upcoming Study Abroad 101 sessions and advising appointments.  This should occur in advance of applying to a study abroad program to ensure appropriate transfer of credits.

International Students

The Center for Global Education is your first and best resource for making the transition to the United States and to Shippensburg University.  We host over 50 students from over 20 countries. We provide unique services just for international students as well as supporting Ship students wishing to study abroad.

  • New student orientation
  • Housing information
  • Employment information
  • Student travel information
  • Help with maintaining your legal status in the United States
  • Connections to academic support services and more

The staff in the Center for Global Education are dedicated to helping you understand life at Shippensburg University as a new student on campus.

Required Information

New and returning international students must submit personal and health insurance information to the Center for Global Education each semester by the end of the first week of classes. 

You must also send a photocopy of the health insurance card your company has issued to you, both front and back, to the Center for Global Education, no later than the Friday of the first week of classes.  You should email the copy of your insurance card or policy to


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