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Director's Welcome

Hello students! With midterms and class scheduling on the horizon, we've already begun our planning process to meet our newest prospective students. With our Summer 2014 Orientation Team recently selected, we're excited about the opportunity to get to know a new class of students. That being said, please take the time to review the summer schedule and steps to take in order to prepare yourself for Orientation. Feel free to call our office or email us if you have any questions.


Donna Gross, Director of New Student Orientation

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Important Links

Student Handbook 

University Policies and Course Descriptions 

Academic Major Planning Guide 

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Important Notices:

Meningitis Vaccine Information 

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Orientation Office
Shippensburg University
210 Old Main
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA 17257-2299
Voice: 717-477-1164
FAX: 717-477-4007

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John Pilato III 


Biotechnology and Biochemistry 

Graduation Year (Of College)


Extra-Curricular Activities 

Intramural Basketball / Intramural Soccer 

Favorite Quote

  "Don't let what other people think decide who you are." - Dennis Rodman 

Why Did You Choose Shippensburg?  

  The wide variety of Bachelor of Science degrees, and its polite and welcoming atmosphere.   

What is your favorite thing Ship has to offer? 

 My favorite thing that Ship has to offer is its professional and personable atmosphere.  

If you could give any one piece of advice to incoming students, what would it be? 

Map out your first day, go in with a game plan and don't feel nervous. You are not the only one new to campus.