Spring 2017 Graduate Orientation

Sunday, January 22, 12:00 - 4:00 PM: Schedule of Events

Registration: 12:00 PM, Dauphin Humanities Center, Fish Bowl (MCT)

Tours: 12:30 PM

Main Session: 1:30 - 2:30 PM

Breakout Sessions: 2:30 to 4:00 PM **These sessions may or may not be relevant to everyone.**

Programs Holding Breakout Sessions (Rooms will be given out at Registration):

  • Applied History – Dr. John Bloom
  • Business Administration – Dr. Bob Stephens
  • Computer Science – Dr. Jeonghwa Lee
  • C&I – Early Childhood – Dr. Jennifer Pyles
  • ODL – Dr. Barbara Denison
  • Special Education – Dr. Tom Gibbon

**NOTE: International Student Orientation**: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Dauphin Humanities Center, Fish Bowl (MCT)


RSVP by January 18, 2017

The deadline to RSVP for the January 22 new graduate student orientation is Sunday, January 18. RSVP at: http://www.ship.edu/graduate/Orientation/RSVP/.

Snow Date: Friday, January 27, 5:30 - 7:30 PM

In the event of inclement weather, the snow date for Spring 2017 new graduate student orientation will be Friday, January 27, 5:30 - 7:30 PM.

Bookstore Hours: Sunday, January 22, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

You can find information about your textbooks and order textbooks by visiting http://ship.bkstr.com. Our visit the bookstore, located on the ground level of the CUB.

Parking Decal and Student ID Card

All graduate students planning to park on campus must register for a parking decal. More information can be found at http://parking.ship.edu. To accommodate graduate students, the ID Room will have extended hours during the first week of classes. These hours are not guaranteed after the first week of class.

The ID Room will be open 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Sunday, January 22, 2017. If possible, please pick up your Ship ID and Parking Permit before orientation begins at noon.


Please contact the Graduate School at Gradadmiss@ship.edu or 717-477-1213 if you have any questions before Graduate Orientation.

Current Grad Students