Shippensburg University is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of our residents. By working closely with the Etter Health Center, we are implementing a series of initiatives designed to inform and help protect our residents.
- Purchased extra hand sanitizer for kitchens and front desks and placed with CDC signage on proper use.
- Soap and hand sanitizer will be available after spring break for residents to pick up at front desks (limited quantities).
- Extra signage in and near restrooms about the importance of washing hands and proper instructions.
- All handrails, elevators, doorknobs, water fountains, restrooms and countertops have a daily cleaning.
- COVID-19 specific signage/information hung in residence halls.
Additional information regarding the coronavirus can be found on www.ship.edu/coronavirus.
Welcome to Shippensburg University Housing
Shippensburg University is proud to offer students many housing options. Students are able to select from one of six suite room types and traditional hall rooms. Incoming students can begin the Ship Experience with a freshman building or a Living Learning Community suite. At Shippensburg students can use our roommate matching software, MyCollegeRoomie, to look for roommates and select their own suite within their MyHousing portal. Actively enrolled students are offered summer housing even if they are not taking summer classes. Residence halls are co-ed but rooms and suites are single gender. A gender inclusive housing policy is available.
Students will be provided a check list of what to bring/not bring and arrival information. The Housing calendar is useful and should be reviewed for break and closure information. Some students will arrival early to start fall sports practices, band, and other activities. Mailing addresses will be sent to the students in late August. Each student will have a mailbox in the CUB UPS center. Most questions will be addressed during summer orientation, but here are a few of the FAQs we would like to share with you.
When the big day arrives students are set to move in according to the arrival schedule. There is a bustle of activity. Student groups, staff, faculty, and local volunteers will greet you when you arrive. Students will check in at the building assigned. Room changes will be allowed after the second week of classes in each semester. Just as students follow a check-in process there is also a process to check-out and turn in your keys.
Tours Our Admissions Office will offer tours of a B unit in Harley Hall. There are opportunities to see the halls and meet our staff during open houses, admitted students days, and summer orientation. Take a virtual suite tour now!