Phi Alpha Theta is a national History honors society. Students are invited to join if they meet the following requirements:
1.Completed at least 4 History courses
2.Overall GPA at least 3.0
3.History GPA at least 3.1
4.In top 1/3 of graduating class
Phi Alpha Theta sponsors various activities on and off campus, including speakers, colloquia, History film nights, and field trips to historical sites.
All Gettysburg students are eligible to join the Civil War Club, which sponsors activities on and off campus for its members, including battlefield and museum trips, reenactments and encampments, and Civil War Era baseball games.