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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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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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Spring 2015 Orientation Program Schedule

Spring Orientation is a program for incoming Shippnsburg University students which focuses on helping student acclimate to the University before classes begin for the spring semester. Residence halls open for check-in at 7:30 AM and registration for incoming students begins at 8:30 AM. At registration, students will receive materials and free ship bags for their attendance. Orientation fees are paid by all students and as such, orientation is mandatory for all incoming students. Programs are available for students throughout the entire weekend parents and families on move-in day. See the schedule below for full details of the orientation weekend. Please don't hesitate to email if you have any questions regarding orientation. Welcome to Ship!

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