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

For emergencies, crisis situations, or immediate/24 hour assistance, call the Department of Public Safety (717-337-6911). To report an incident of sexual assault, physical assault, or any misconduct (non-emergency), use the College's online electronic reporting tool:



Confused about which offices and resources are confidential, and which are not? Use the college's Reporting and Resource Flowchart to help you make an informed decision.


Make a report online with Gettysburg College's Community Concern Form. Use of this form could be appropriate for reporting (non-emergency) bias incidents, crime tips, harassment (including sexual harassment), hazing, sexual assault or sexual misconduct, and general student (CARE), employee, or faculty concerns. Do NOT use this form to report time-sensitive or urgent matters. Community Concern Form submissions are NOT anonymous. Privacy will be maintained throughout the investigation to the extent possible, however, consistent with the College's need to undertake a full investigation.


The following resources are available for you to seek help and report on campus:

Counseling Services (anonymous reporting)

Phone: 717-337-6960

Health Services (anonymous reporting)

Phone: 717-337-6970

Student Rights and Responsibilities

Phone: 717-337-6998

The Women's Center (peer assistance with reporting; not confidential)

Phone: 717-337-6991

LGBTQA Advocacy and Education

Phone: 717-337-7577


Off-campus resources:

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 website for more information.

Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR)

Phone: 1-888-772-7227

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.

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)

Prefer not speak to someone on the phone or in person? RAINN offers a 24/7, anonymous Online Hotline that can provide you with another way to find support from the privacy of your room. RAINN’s trained volunteers can provide immediate support and connect you to local resources.