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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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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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Zoleka Mekile



Graduation Year (of College)


Extra-Curricular Activities

Promoting Access through Leadership at Shippensburg (PALS), Promoting Excellence through Establishing Relationships for Success, Marketing and Event Coordinator for Shippensburg University Bookstore

Favorite Quote

“ Be yourself: Everyone else is already taken”- Oscar Wilde

Why did you choose Shippensburg?  

I came here for the highly-accredited business program at John L. Grove College of Business

What is your favorite thing Ship has to offer?

The constant academic support faculty and staff gives its students and the grilled cheese in the CUB.

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

If you mess up your first semester, you will be spending the rest of your college career making up for it.