Student Financial Aid at Shippensburg University
Now that you know what paying for college might look like, learn about financial aid at Ship. You work hard for your money. At Shippensburg University, we work hard for you.
Follow Our Financial Aid Road Map
Life is complicated enough. Paying for your undergraduate or graduate degree shouldn’t be. To help you understand the financial aid landscape, Shippensburg University has compiled a Financial Aid Road Map that describes the typical financial aid process and how to qualify for different types of aid.
By helping you make sense of the options, you will achieve your degree in the way that makes the most sense for you. Investing this time to fund your education now is investing in your future. And the sooner you start your career, the brighter the future becomes.
After Your Acceptance to Ship
After you’re admitted to Ship, visit the admissions portal to activate your myShip account.
Once your myShip account is activated, follow these instructions to find and view your financial aid offer. (We generally start sending out aid notification emails to new students late December). Or, if there are any missing documents, we’ll indicate what we need to help you qualify for the maximum aid available.
Financial Aid Office Mission Statement
The Financial Aid Office provides access to quality higher education by providing resources and services to the Shippensburg University community to facilitate student recruitment, enrollment and retention while remaining committed to responsible stewardship of the funds entrusted to the University.
Statement of Financial Aid Ethical Principles
The primary goal of the financial aid professional is to help students achieve their educational goals through financial support and resources. As a member of NASFAA, we are required to exemplify the highest level of ethical behavior and adhere to the Statement of Ethical Principles.