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See what’s it’s like to be a Shawnee State Bear!

Virtual Information Sessions

Join us for one of our 30-minute virtual sessions held weekly. Whether you are just starting your college search or have been accepted and want to finalize next steps, our admission counselors are here to help. Learn about financial aid, the admission process, and what it means to be a Bear!

To sign up for one of these sessions, go to our Virtual Visit portal and pick the date you’d like to join us.

Planning for College

2nd and 4th Friday of each month at 3:00 pm

Let’s start writing your success story! During this 30 minute session, our admission counselors will answer any questions you have about the college admission process, scholarships, important deadlines, exploring majors, and why it’s good to be a Bear!

For High School Seniors

Every Monday at 4:00 pm

Let’s get you ready! Meet with an admission counselor to learn more about next steps. Get your questions about the admission process, financial aid, and take a virtual campus tour with one of our student tour guides. Find out what it’s like to be a Shawnee State Bear!

Financial Aid

1st and 3rd Friday of each Month at 3:00 pm

Join us for a 30 minute session to answer your questions about the FAFSA filing process, financial aid, and scholarship opportunities.

For Parents

Every Tuesday at 6:00 pm

Join Amanda Means, Assistant Director of Enrollment Management, for a general information session designed to answer questions for parents and guardians of our newest bears. If your student is accepted or still deciding to apply, this session will answer questions about the admission process, scholarships, campus life, housing, and more!

Athletics

3rd Monday of each month at 6:00pm

Learn more about what it means to be an SSU student athlete! During this thirty minute session you will learn about becoming a student athlete, our athletic programs, eligibility requirements, and answer any questions. Find out what it’s like to be a Shawnee State Bear!

For Accepted Students

Every Tuesday at 3:00 pm

You’ve been accepted to Shawnee State University, now what? Join us for a virtual session for admitted students. We’ll talk about next steps, plans for New Student Orientation, and any questions you may have during this unprecedented time.

Virtual Campus Tour

Every Thursday at 4:00 pm

Join current Shawnee State students as we explore campus - virtually! This is a great introduction to all of Shawnee State University’s buildings and activities that happens within our compact 62-acre campus.

Housing & Residence Life

Every Monday at 3:00 pm

Looking for your home away from home? During this 30 minute session our Residence Hall staff will guide you through the application process, the benefits of living on campus, and answer any questions you may have.

Transfer Students

2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at 3:00 pm

We want to make your transfer process as smooth as possible. During this 30 minute session, our admission counselors will answer any questions you have about the transfer admission process, scholarships, important deadlines, exploring majors, and why it’s good to be a Bear!

To sign up for one of these sessions, go to our Virtual Visit portal and pick the date you’d like to join us.

Check out our beautiful, compact campus.

Take our 10-Stop Interactive Tour featuring 360° photos, videos, and images of campus and our facilities.

Visit Our Interactive Campus Tour

Get a bird’s eye view of campus and a few of our facilities in this short video.

Explore Housing at SSU.

At Shawnee State University, you won’t hear us talk about “dorms.” Because we don’t have any.

All of our housing units are apartments — each with a fully-equipped kitchen, living room, dining area, bathroom, bedrooms and on-site laundry facilities.

Learn more about Housing & Residence Life

SSU by the numbers:

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3300

Full and Part Time Students

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60+

Student Organizations

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62

Acre Campus

Med Lab instructor and student
1:16

Faculty to Student Ratio

Geology field trip to Shawnee Forest
70+

Degrees and Areas of Study

Your success starts here.

Picture yourself at Shawnee State University and get a glimpse at life here in this 90-second video.