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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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Academic Calendar

Click here to access the academic calendar provided by the University.

Parent and Family FAQ's

When your students is entering Shippensburg University, it is inevitable that you'll have questions. Click here for access to our most frequently asked questions from parents and family.

Links to Campus Resources

The campus is not only a new home for your student but it is also filled with a variety of resources. For information regarding academic, health and wellness, and campus life, make sure to check out our campus resources page.

Ship Lingo

As your students embarks on their new journey at Ship, you'll want to make sure you understand what their talking about when they call home. We've provided a list of Ship Lingo to help you out!