Fall 2016 Graduate Orientation

Sunday August 28th @ 1:30PM

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 28, 2016 @ 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 28th.

Registration 1:00 p.m. – 1:25 p.m. – Fish Bowl, Dauphin Humanities Center
General Meeting/Session
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Dauphin Room 051

Break out Mixer

Breakout Sessions by Department

3:00 p.m - 3:30 p.m.

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Important: please RSVP by August 8, 2016.

RSVP at: http://www.ship.edu/graduate/Orientation/RSVP/

Textbooks & the Bookstore

You can find information about your textbooks and order textbooks by visiting http://ship.bkstr.com. Bookstore hours during the first week of classes are as follows:

Mon.-Wed., Aug. 22nd-24th 8am-4pm

Thurs., Aug. 25th 8am-6pm

Fri., Aug. 26th 8am-6pm

Sat., Aug. 27th 10am-6pm

Sun., Aug. 28th 10am-6pm

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 http://parking.ship.edu. 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.

The ID Room will be open from Noon until 1:30PM on Sunday August 28, 2016. Please take time prior to arriving at orientation to secure your SHIP ID and Parking Permit.


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


Tracy A. Schoolcraft, Ph.D.

Associate Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies

Current Grad Students