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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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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

"As you get older, you will discover you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others." - Audrey Hepburn

Why Did You Choose Shippensburg?  

  I chose Shippensburg because when I came to visit the campus it was so welcoming. Very different and diverse exactly what I was looking for coming into college!

What is your favorite thing Ship has to offer? 

The campus is very different and diverse.


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

If I was to give advice to the incoming students it would be take advantage of the opportunities SHIP has to offer. Step out of your comfort zone meet new people and don't be afraid to ask for help! GOOD LUCK !!