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Community Engagement

Shippensburg University is committed to being a good neighbor and aiding our community. We have plenty of volunteer and service-learning opportunities on campus and in the community. Several off-campus partners provide weekly service opportunities for students.

If you're interested in how Ship serves, don't hesitate to reach out.

Connecting With Employers and Organizations

Connecting with employers and organizations comes with great results:

  • Our students get great hands-on experience while networking and strengthening their resumes
  • Employers and organizations link with talented student volunteers that also become strong job candidates
  • We collaborate and build stronger communities together

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Volunteer Recruitment

Recruiting top talent from Shippensburg University is easy and can be done through:

  • Ship Career Connection - This free online job, internship and volunteer, opportunity database offers recruiting services for students, alumni, employers, faculty and staff.
  • Career fairs and volunteer networking expos - Shippensburg University's career fairs/volunteering expos are a great way to connect with Ship students.
  • Information table - The information table in a high traffic area of the Ceddia Union Building can be reserved. Requests can be submitted through Ship Career Connection.

Not sure how you want to recruit volunteers? Call our office today and we can help!

Report Your Community Service

Every year, the Shippensburg University community completes thousands of hours of service to others. We encourage all students, faculty, and staff to report their community service using our online ShipServes reporting form

Join us for the annual Shippensburg University Children's Fair featuring take home craft activities & an outdoor adventure (weather pending). This year's event will look different from previous years, but that won't stop it from being a fun-filled family event. 


Frequently Asked Questions

Where is check in: Ship Rec (533 Lancaster Dr. | Shippensburg, PA)

What activities will there be? There will be a variety of grab-n-go craft & activity bags, as well as an outdoor adventure quest (weather pending) around Shippensburg University's campus. 

Is parking free? Yes! Please, park in C-6 or L-1 (directions can be found here)

Will there be food offered? TBD

What should we wear? Weather pending - there will be an outdoor adventure activity. We recommend that you and your family dress appopriately for April weather

What are the COVID Regulations?

  • All visitors (ages 2 and up) are required to wear a mask
  • All student volunteers are frequently tested on-campus and will be required to wear masks and stay socially distant

Please contact us at community@ship.edu for any questions regarding the event. 

Contact the Office of Community Engagement

CUB 221 Phone: 717-477-1710