Skip to main content
Jump to Footer

Congratulations! Now what?

You’ve had the drive and determination to make it this far. Here are your next steps.

Are you ready?

Schedule a visit

File your FAFSA

  • After October 1, file your 2023-2024 FAFSA at
  • Starting this Spring 2023? FAFSA is now open now for 2022-2023 at
  • Ship’s Federal School Code: 003326
  • PA residents: May 1 is the deadline for PHEAA grant availability.

Apply for scholarships

  • Log into your application portal, click Apply for Scholarships to apply for SU Foundation scholarships.
  • Don’t forget to check out the PASSHE Foundation for additional scholarship opportunities at PASSHE Scholarships Search.

Explore your options

Are you Raider Ready?

STEP 1: Check Your Status

Go to the application portal to check your status. Log in using the same username and password created when you applied.

STEP 2: Confirm Your Acceptance

Let us know if you accept your offer of admission by selecting Yes or No. After accepting your offer of admission, the prompt for the tuition deposit will show in the status portal.

STEP 3: Complete Your Confirmed Student Checklist

Congratulations on confirming! Your confirmation checklist will have your next steps to help you prepare for a successful transition to Ship.

STEP 4: Activate and Check Your Email

Your Ship email account is the official communication method for the university. Activation instructions can be found in the application portal. Be sure to check often so you don't miss out on exciting updates from the university!

#ShipHappens—there is so much to do here!

Discover the Raider Way

Happy Raider fans in stands

Contact the Office of Admissions Old Main 105 1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, PA 17257 Phone: 717-477-1231 Fax: (717) 477-4016
Monday-Friday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm