Office of Commuter Services

With some exceptions, students who live more than 35 miles from campus are required to live at Shippensburg University their first two years. There are commuter students from as far away as Hagerstown and the Harrisburg area. Many more reside in nearby towns like Chambersburg or even Shippensburg itself. Commuter students can enjoy the Ship experience just like everyone else.

We encourage commuter students to:

  • create strong relationships on campus
  • use campus resources
  • use time wisely between classes
  • check your Ship email regularly and connect with the university on social media
  • get involved in campus organizations

The Commuter Student Association is currently forming and looking for members. If you are interested, please contact the program coordinator, Marsha Bonn, by emailing