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Director's Welcome

Hello students! On behalf of the orientation team, I would like to welcome you to Shippensburg University as we start the spring 2015 semester. We look forward to meeting and working with you over the next month. For those of you who will be joining us in the summer as orientation leaders, plans are underway for our summer orientation program and applications are open for orientation leader positions. Applications are due January 30th by 4 PM. 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 

Parents Guide for Undeclared Students

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Important Notices:

Meningitis Vaccine

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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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Favorite Quote

"Your application has been approved. Welcome to Ship!"- Shippensburg University Admissions, May, 2012

Why Did You Choose Shippensburg?

Ship provides quality education in a secure and beautiful setting at a great price.

What is your favorite thing Ship has to to offer?

Ship staff, faculty, and administration are as invested and interested in my education as I am. It is the people of Ship that make this campus great.

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

Read the syllabus, ask questions, speak up, participate; become your strongest advocate in your education.