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Director's Welcome

Hello students! For our current students: we hope your spring semester is going well. For our incoming students: welcome! We look forward to meeting and working with you over the next month. Our summer orientation leaders have been chosen and they are all very excited to work with you over the next few months. Feel free to call our office or email us if you have any questions regarding summer orientation.


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

Emergency Notifications

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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!