Charting Your Course (CYC) is designed to empower students to be Gettysburg Great as they learn about, engage in, and plan their Gettysburg experience.

Attending and participating in 17 CYC sessions (12 required and 5 electives of your choice) will offer you the greatest opportunity to have your choice of housing for your sophomore year.

  • Prof. David Powell's First-Year Seminar
  • FYS
  • FYS

Contact Information

College Union Building
Suite 250
Campus Box: 430

Office Hours: Monday- Friday-4:30
8AM-12PM, and 1PM-5PM
P: (717) 337-6901


Upcoming CYC Events

Monday, December 7 at 10PM in your floor's assigned location: Community Meeting

Mark your calendar now for the Twilight Walk! Friday, January 22 at 6:30PM in the Ballroom. This required CYC event is a Gettysburg tradition for all first-year students!


CYC Required Events Schedule

CYC Elective Events Schedule

Plan to attend all 12 required events.

You can receive credit for up to 5 elective events.

The maximum number of credits per category of event is as follows:

- 3 Social Justice Dialogue group credits

- 2 Theater, Visual, Music Arts event credits

- 3 Academic/Department presentation credits

- 2 Athletic event credits

*You must register for the Green Dot Bystander Trainings before you attend. Register here.*