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


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 Global Education Center 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 Global Education Center 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 Global Education Center each semester by the end of the first week of classes. 

You must also send proof of your health insurance from your company to the Global Education Center, no later than the Friday of the first week of classes.  You should email the copy of your insurance card or policy to

Contact the Center for Global Education Mowrey Hall Rooms 246-251 1871 Old Main Drive Shippensburg, PA 17257 Phone: 717-477-1279
Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.