Student Resources & Support

At Shippensburg University, our faculty and staff care about your well-being and are committed to helping you succeed. We provide superior support services for tutoring, career goals, and students with documented disabilities. Read more about our resources and services that are designed to help you shine.

Accessibility Resources

The Office of Accessibility Resources (OAR) coordinates accommodations and services for students with documented disabilities in compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008. OAR works with other departments and university students to lay the foundation of equal educational access to otherwise qualified individuals.

Campus Ministry

Catholic Campus Ministry (CCM) is a Christian community that gathers to share faith, concerns, and to have fun.

United Campus Ministry is supportive, caring, and listens to students as they search for a meaningful faith, grow as people, deal with the complexities of college life, and strive toward professionalism.

Career, Mentoring, and Professional Development Center

The Career, Mentoring, and Professional Development Center (CMPD) provides career services support to first-year students, sophomores, juniors, seniors, graduate students, and alumni up to one year after graduation. If you're looking for an internship, employment after graduation, or choosing the right graduate school, we can help!

Dean of Students

The Dean of Students Office houses several important services that support and enhance the learning environment at Shippensburg University. Our student services include new student orientation, drug and alcohol education, volunteer services, multicultural development and character education.

Graduate Student Association Board

The Graduate Student Association Board (GSAB) is the primary organization for graduate students at Shippensburg University. Simply by being enrolled as a graduate student at Shippensburg University, you’re a member and reap the benefits!

Pride Center

The Pride Center offers a focal point in making the institution an inclusive and supportive environment for all university community members, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer students and their allies.

Multicultural Student Affairs

The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs (MSA) promotes diversity and enhances human understandingwithin the university and surrounding communities. MSA supports events, organizations and experiences that helps all students grow, develop self-confidence and gain assertiveness with a focus on five core pillars: Academic excellence, Leadership, Diversity, Culture, Community

Ship Says No More

Ship Says No More! Shippensburg University is a safe and supportive environment for students, faculty, staff, alumni, and visitors and does not tolerate sexual misconduct within its community.

Speech and Communication Center

The Speech and Communication Center provides a wide array of academic support services with the mission of empowering student voices and helping them develop the fundamental communication skills needed to ensure success regardless of discipline.

Student Government Association

Student Government Association is the official governing body of all undergraduate students at Shippensburg University.

Student Retention

The Office for Student Retention focuses broadly on developing innovative, data driven approaches to improve retention across campus with the intention to offer interventions and services to students who need extra guidance and support. 

Veterans Services

The Veterans Services Office offers a variety of programs and assistance based services. The center is part of the university's continuing efforts to support student veterans and centralizes various support services.

Women's Center

The Women's Center advances the equality and empowerment of woman-identified students, faculty and staff. In line with the Shippensburg University Mission Statement, the Women's Center assists students in their personal, social and ethical development through educational programs, specialized resources, celebration of achievements by and for women, and the pursuit of social justice.