Resources for Help - When You Need to Talk to Someone for Support


To report an incident of sexual assault, physical ssault, or any misconduct, use the College's online electronic reporting tool:


Gettysburg College Counseling Services
Phone: 717-337-6960 (during business hours)

For emergencies after 4:00pm Monday-Fridays and on the weekends, call Gettysburg College's Department of Public Safety (DPS) at 717-337-6911. DPS will give the counselor on call your information and s/he will call you back promptly!


Survivors, Inc. of Gettysburg

Phone:  717-334-9777.

Their toll free number is 1-800-787-8106.  This line is answered by a trained staff member 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The call is kept confidential, and you can remain anonymous if you choose. Visit their webpage at for more information.

Jennifer McCaryJennifer McCary, Student Rights & Responsibilities

Phone: 717-337-6998


Dean McCary is your go-to person for information about sexual and intimate partner misconduct. She will gladly meet with you to discuss your rights and various actions (like getting a no-contact order, if appropriate) and guide you through the reporting process. You do NOT have to press charges against a perpetrator just because you spoke with her. If a violation occurred while you were drinking alcohol underage, you will NOT be penalized. Call Dean McCary...she is approachable, kind, and knows everything that you need to know if you have been sexually and/or physically assaulted.


Erin DuranErin Duran, LGBTQA Advisor

Phone: 717-337-6899

Erin is available to offer student support and guidance. He is here for you, regardless of your sexual orientation or gender identity. If you have a relationship question or concern or have experienced an incident of physical or sexual assault, Erin is available to support you!


Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape

Call 1-888-772-7227 then Press #1 and a trained staff member will answer, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to give you support and counseling about sexual assault and intimate partner violence. The call will be kept confidential, and you can remain anonymous if you choose.