Shippensburg University Women’s Center

The Women's Center at Shippensburg University advances the equality and empowerment of all 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.

Using empowerment theory to guide our actions, the staff and volunteers of the Women's Center advocate for victims of sexual misconduct, intimate partner abuse, and other violent crimes. We are dedicated to fostering a safe educational environment that is both respectful and inclusive to all members of our campus community. All women and men are welcomed and encouraged to use the Women's Center services and resources.

Guided by empathy, integrity, open-mindedness and a strong commitment to collaboration, the Women's Center works towards equality, empowerment and ending violence for all members of the Shippensburg University community.

COVID-19 Message:

The Women's Center recognizes that this is a difficult period and domestic violence is on the rise across the country.  If you or someone you know is experiencing an unsafe situation, please contact the National Domestic Violence Hotline by calling 1-800-799-7233 or texting LOVEIS to 22522.  We are also available for confidential counseling by emailing the Women's Center at  We are here for you.


The Women's Center lounge is currently only open for a lactation space.  Please feel free to use the lounge and refrigerator provided for a private and sanitary lactation space.