Undergraduate Open Houses

Attending one of our Open Houses is a great way for prospective students to discover all that Shippensburg University has to offer. You'll have the opportunity to talk with current students, faculty members, academic deans, and alumni. We can't wait to show you why we love Ship!

Upcoming Open House Dates

Registration for our spring open houses will be opening soon. Please save the date on your calendar and check back soon to register:

  • Saturday, March 24, 2018
  • Saturday, April 14, 2018


ATTEND. APPLY. SAVE.
Join us for one of our fall open houses, apply while you're here, and we'll waive your $45 application fee.


Sample Open House Schedule

  • 9:00 am: Arrive

  • 9:00 - 9:50 am: Academics and Student Activities Fair
    Enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast while you explore a college fair with representatives from each academic major and from our clubs, organizations, athletics, and academic support services.

  • 10:00 - 10:30 am: Welcome and Introductions
    Meet some familiar faces who have been frequenting your high schools and college events, and receive a very special welcome from Shippensburg University President Laurie Carter.

  • 10:40 - 11:30 am: Majors Breakout Sessions
    Attend informational breakout sessions for your prospective major.

  • 11:45- 1:00 pm: Additional Information Sessions
    During this time, you will have the opportunity to meet with our financial aid experts, learn more about housing and student life, or speak with the faculty of another major you're considering.

  • 12:00 - 2:30 pm: Lunch and Tours of Residence Halls and Campus
    Eat a delicious lunch at Reisner Dining Hall (families will receive three complementary meal ticket), and then take a campus walking or bus tour.