Health and Wellness

Health and wellness are an integral part of everyone’s Shippensburg University experience. Ship has excellent programs, facilities and staff on campus for the benefit of all members of the campus community. There are also a number of health care facilities off campus, in and around the Shippensburg area.

Campus services are available to Ship students of all levels who have paid the comprehensive health fee as part of their tuition and fees. Members of the Ship family have access to many resources for their physical and mental health, fitness and recreation, as well as services related to drugs and alcohol.

Have an emergency? Call 911 or call 717-477-1444 for campus police.

The mission of the Connection AOD (Alcohol and Other Drugs) Program is to cultivate a sense of personal accountability and empowerment within our students. It strives to educate, so students can make healthy choices and responsible decisions regarding the use of alcohol and other drugs.

Located in the Wellness Center on the ground floor of Naugle Hall, Etter Health Center provides care for those who are sick or injured and helps members of the campus community stay well and prevent illness.

The Recreation Department is committed to providing a variety of structured opportunities to the Shippensburg University community which encourage healthy and active lifestyles, social interaction outside of the classroom, and student development through open recreation activities, and involvement with intramural and club sport programming.

The University Counseling Center (UCC) provides individual, couples, and group counseling, crisis intervention and psychiatric services for undergraduate and graduate students. The center also provides prevention and consultation services for the entire university community.