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Contact Us

Club President

Kristina Carey


Samuel Frushour
(717) 477-1560


Have a suggestion on what type of event to bring to campus? Have feedback on any of our events? Curious on how to get involved? We love hearing from you! Feel free to contact us using any of the following ways:

Office: CUB 228
Phone: (717) 477-1747




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PF 2016

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Questions or Concerns? Email

Registration will open in July 2017

The following is a schedule of last year's activities.

Registration & Information Area

8:30 AM - 2:00 PM, Registration Desk, (CUB 123B) 

Register, ask questions, or get information about campus. You can also purchase your tickets here in advance for the Football game! 

Family Photos

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Old Main Fountain

Get your photograph taken with your parents, family and friends! Photo(s) will be emailed to your family and posted to Facebook. 

Parents & Family T-Shirts

8:30 AM - 3:00 PM, CUB First Floor

Pick-up or purchase Parents & Family T-Shirts. Any non-pre-purchased T-shirts will be available for sale on a first-come, first-served basis. The Shippensburg University logo is on the front and the writing is on the back. To hold yours for pickup, please
pre-order them via the registration link above. 

P&F daughter tshirtP&F Son Shirt

Shippensburg University Bookstore 

9:00 AM — 6:00 PM, CUB Ground Floor
Stop on by the Shippensburg University Bookstore to find that special SHIP item for your family or friends. Make sure to take advantage of the one-day sale of 10% off all gift and apparel items. 

Pancake Breakfast with President Harpster

9:30 — 10:30 AM, Ship Rec

Join in the fun and camaraderie as President Dr. Jody Harpster and friends serve you a FREE breakfast of assorted pancakes. Feel free to ask your servers about anything—and everything—at SHIP. Please RSVP in advance via the registration link above. 

Family Fun Zone

10:00 AM — 3:00 PM, CUB Amphitheater and Academic Quad

Enjoy an assortment of fun games, inflatables, carnival food, and more! Entertainment for all ages. 

Open Play Game Zone

10:00 AM — 4:00 PM, CUB Red Zone & Game Zone

Play your best against your siblings or parents in the latest video games or on our regulation-size pool, ping-pong, or shuffleboard tables. All while watching whatever sport you want via our campus cable.

Back Stage Tour of the H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center

10:15 AM, H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center

Visit the H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center for a unique look at Central PA’s premier performing arts facility. Enjoy a backstage tour and be enlightened with a behind the scenes look at this 1,500-seat state-of-the-art performing arts center.

Family Competitions

11:00 AM - 2:00PM, McLean Quad

Race against or beat out other families to win gift cards in each event! 

  • 11:00 AM: Wheelbarrow Race
  • 11:20AM: Tic Tac Toe Frisbee
  • 11:40 AM: Hand Over Cup
  • 12:00 PM: Three-Legged Race
  • 12:20 PM: Potato Sack Race
  • 12:40 PM: Freeze Dance
  • 1:00PM: Simon Says
  • 1:20PM Egg Relay Race
  • 1:40PM Water-Balloon Toss

Raider Pride! Shippensburg University Legacy Reception

11:00 AM, Airport Lounge, CUB 125

Is your parent, grandparent, aunt or uncle, brother or sister a Ship alum?  If yes, please join University President, Dr. Jody Harpster, and the Ship Alumni Association Board of Directors for a special “Legacy Reception” for you and your family. 

RSVP by September 16 to, 717-477-1218 or online at and click on calendar of events.   

Residence Halls Open for Visits

11:00 AM — 1:00 PM, All Residence Halls
Pop into your student’s residence hall to meet the Residence Life staff and see the wonderful community that your student is a part of each day. 

CUB Dining Open

11:00 AM—8:00 PM, All CUB Dining Facilities
Visit Big Red’s Snack Shack or the The Galley “Food Court” to enjoy lunch! 

Football Game

1:00 PM, Seth Grove Stadium
Join the campus community to show your pride as you watch the Shippensburg Raiders take on the East Stroudsburg Warriors. Tickets only $10 for adults, $5 for senior citizens & non-SU school-aged students, and FREE for SU Students with ID & children under 5. Advanced sales at the Registration, Ticket Sales and Information Area. Cash or check only.

Field Hockey vs. Seton Hill, 11:00 AM, Robb Field Complex
M Soccer vs. West Chester, 1:30PM, Robb Field Complex
W Soccer vs. West Chester, 4:00PM, Robb Field Complex 

There are plenty of sporting events going on across campus all day. Join the Raiders as they take on conference opponents in important PSAC matchups.  Enjoy FREE admission into the Field Hockey, Men’s Soccer, and Women’s Soccer games and cheer on the Raiders to victory.  

Game Show: Family Feud

2:00 — 4:00 PM, CUB MPR B&C

Your family just became a team in one of the most-hyped game shows on college campuses. Using your phones to submit your answers to all types of trivia, battle it out against other teams to be crowned the best SHIP family!

Open Play Volleyball

2:00 – 4:00 PM, McLean Quad

Serve it up with other families in a relaxing environment of open-play volleyball in our outdoor courts located conveniently next to McLean Hall. 

Thanks for spending the day with us! Now's the time to take your student to dinner. See the real campus experience with dinner at Reisner Dining Hall or go just off campus to some our favorite Shippensburg restaurants.