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Graduate Admissions

Graduate Admissions Office
Shippensburg University
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg PA 17257
Phone: 717-477-1213
Fax: 717-477-4016

Graduate Dean's Office

The School of Graduate Studies
Shippensburg University
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA  17257
Phone: 717-477-1148​ 


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Fall 2015 Graduate Orientation

New Graduate Students - Welcome to the university community!

As further introduction to the university and to its academic and student life opportunities, we invite you to attend Graduate Student Orientation on Sunday, August 23, 2015 @ 1:30PM, in the Dauphin Humanities Center.
Additional information about Graduate Orientation will be listed on this website closer to the date of the event.

Schedule of Events for Sunday August 23rd.

Registration & Informal Meet and Greet 1:30 p.m. – 1:55 p.m. – Fish Bowl, Dauphin Humanities Center
General Meeting/Session
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Dauphin Room 051
Breakout Sessions by Department
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. 


Important:  please RSVP by August 9, 2015.

RSVP at:  

Textbooks & the Bookstore

You can find information about your textbooks and order textbooks by visiting  The bookstore will be open from 10AM until 6PM on 8/23.  The bookstore will have extended hours the week leading up to classes and for the first week of classes.  Check their website for more info.

Parking Decal & SU ID Card

All graduate students planning on parking on campus must register for a parking decal. More information can be found at To accommodate graduate students, the ID Room will have extended hours during the first week of classes. These hours are not guaranteed after the first week of class.

ID Room Hours:

Sunday, 8/23 - 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Monday 8/24 - Noon - 7:00PM
Tuesday 8/25 - 2:30PM - 7:30PM
Wednesday 8/26 - Noon - 4PM
Thursday 8/27 - 2:30PM - 7:30PM
Friday 8/28 - Noon - 4PM

Please contact the Graduate School at or 717-477-1371 if you have any questions before Orientation.


Tracy A. Schoolcraft, Ph.D.

Associate Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies