Summer Orientation

Welcome newest member of the Ship Shippensburg University family! The Office of New Student and Family Programs staff are so excited to meet you and assist you as your start your new journey at Ship.

Keeping the safety, health and well-being of our Ship Family as our top priority, New Student Orientation and Parent and Family Orientation will be presented in an in-person and virtual format.

STUDENTS


New students will complete components of the orientation program in two parts. These components will assist you in your transition to Ship while providing just in time information as you prepare to begin this Fall.

Part I – New Student Orientation:

All new students are required to attend our orientation program either in-person or virtually. During this program you will participate in small group discussions with Orientation Leaders and your peers to foster new friendships and connections. Additionally, you  will learn about the First-Year Experience and academic expectations at Ship. Those who attend in person will also receive your student ID (those who attend virtually will receive it at move-in). 

CLICK HERE REGISTER

You will need your Ship email and password to register.

 

Part II - Online Orientation Experience:

All new students will have the chance to explore campus resources further at their own pace through an online orientation experience. This program will include information that will assist with you with your academic and personal success at Ship. All students will be required to complete all the modules before their virtual orientation. 

LOGIN INFORMATION COMING SOON!

 

PARENT/FAMILIES


Parent/Family Orientation:

Parents and families are invited to attend an in-person orientation with their student (one guest per student) or attend a virtual orientation program. During both programs, parents and family members will connect faculty, and staff to get all your Ship questions answered. 

Parent and families who will be attending orientation with their student in person will be able to register with their student. Those who would like to attend the virtual orientation please register below. 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR VIRTUAL
PARENT/FAMILY ORIENTATION 

 

Online Orientation Experience

Additionally, parent/families will have the chance to explore campus resources further like their student at their own pace through an online orientation experience. This program will include information that will assist you in helping your student succeed academically and personally. Parents and family members can access the portal by creating a guest account. 

LOGIN INFORMATION COMING SOON!

 

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Office of Admissions at (717) 477-1231 or orientation@ship.edu.