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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

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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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Kendall Ohrwashel


Early Childhood Education (Pre-k through 4)

Graduation Year (of College)


Extra-Curricular Activities

Residence Life: Desk Assistant, Fundraising, TEACH Program, KSRA, Intramural Volleyball Co-Captain

Favorite Quote

"Be Yourself; everyone else is already taken." Oscar Wilde

Why did you choose Shippensburg?

The education program is great, it was a reasonable cost & distance from home, and the campus is beautiful.

What is your favorite thing that Ship has to offer?

There are so many opportunities to get involved.

If you could give any one piece of advice to incoming students, what would it be? 

Don't forget to make time for yourself & sleep!