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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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Student Handbook 

University Policies and Course Descriptions 

Academic Major Planning Guide 

Parents Guide for Undeclared Students

Emergency Notifications

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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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NameKendall Ohrwashel

Kendall Ohrwashel


Early Childhood Education

Graduation Year (of College)


Extra-Curricular Activities

Desk Assistant, TEACH, KSRA, Intramural Volleyball

Favorite Quote

"Things just go, man." -Joel Marzzarella

Why did you choose Shippensburg?

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

What is your favorite thing that Ship has to offer?

My professors are so approachable and friendly.

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!