So if you are a Penn State Harrisburg student you might have been as frustrated as me to find out that you cant change your default shell. Here is a little hack that will run whatever shell you want and not mess up your ability to sftp onto these machines.
mv .cshrc .cshrc_old
Put the following into this file.
#!/bin/cshif($?prompt )thenexec /bin/bash
Then put any env info you want into the following file: