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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

Emergency Notifications

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Important Notices:

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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Calendar of Student Needs

Going off to college can be difficult for students. Information provided by our school counselors has allowed up to create a calendar of student needs through both the fall and spring semester. We encourage you to check out this calendar to help you anticipate what your student may need over the next academic year.

Rights and Privacy

Informaiton regarding the academic and medical rights and privacy laws (FERPA) please check out the information provided on the Rights and Privacy webpage.

Publications and Resources

For a list of online and physical copies of resources our current Ship Families have found useful, make sure to check out this page.