Skip to main content

The information below is for the housing selection processes that occurred during the spring 2018 semester for the 2018-2019 academic year.  Details for the housing selection processes for the 2019-2020 academic year will be coming soon.

Gettysburg College offers a wide variety of housing options. The housing selection process is designed to help students select housing for the following year. Housing Selection consists of three Phases. There are many details to consider, therefore we ask that you read this information carefully and familiarize yourself with the processes, policies, and housing options available to you.

Please "like" us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram to be the most up-to-date with reminders about upcoming housing processes and important events.

Find Us on Facebook



This phase includes the following processes which take place before spring break.

Greek Housing

Living Off-Campus

Disability Accommodations for Housing

College Houses

Residential & First-Year Programs Staff Selection

Ninth semester student teachers

Study Abroad/Off-Campus



This phase involves all the processes related to Online Housing Selection.

SECTION 1: Things to Think About When Considering Your Housing Options

  • Room/apartment capacities and vacancies that occur during the summer
  • Housing floor plans
  • Availability of single rooms
  • Gender-Neutral Housing
  • Special notes on Quarry Suites, Apple Hall, Ice House, and College Apartments
  • Living at Baughman Hall (located at the seminary)
  • Room rates and meal plan requirements
  • Parking permit requirements

SECTION 2: The Details You Should Know About Housing Selection

  • Lottery number assignments and class year designations
  • First-year students regarding CYC participation
  • Sophomore students regarding Sophomore Success Program Participation
  • Class pre-registration requirement
  • Readmitted students and students returning from a leave of absence
  • Online Housing Selection
  • Proxy process (what to do if you're unavailable to choose housing for yourself or your group at your designated time)
  • Waitlist forms (what to do if you don't get your first choice -- see Phase III)
  • Room Switch Agreements (two students switching rooms between fall and spring semesters)


The following processes begin once the online housing selection process has ended in April and continues through July.

Housing waitlist forms

Room consolidations resulting from withdrawals and dismissals

Upperclass readmit housing placements

Housing Policies

Housing Selection Timeline Overview for 2018-2019 Academic Year