CHARTING YOUR COURSE: The 2014 Extended Orientation Program

Charting Your Course (CYC) is a continuation of the learning experience established during Orientation and is designed to assist students in being Gettysburg Great as they learn about, engage in, and plan their Gettysburg experience.

Thirteen (13) total sessions completed will offer you the greatest opportunity to have your choice of housing for your Sophomore Year and to eligible for additional incentives.

Day/Date Time Location Session
Monday, Sept. 1 6 or 7:30 p.m. Various locations (see your RA) CIRP Survey for FY Class
Monday, Sept. 1 - Friday, Sept. 5 1-5 p.m. Check in at entrance of Musselman Library Getting to know Musselman Library
Wednesday, Sept. 10 7:30 p.m. CUB Ballroom Wes Moore Public Presentation
Monday, Sept. 15 10 p.m. Various locations (see your RA) Community Meeting
Tuesday, Sept. 16 or Wednesday, Sept. 17 TBA Various locations (see your RA) No Bystanders in our Community
Thursday, Sept. 18 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Various locations (see your RA) Small Group Book Discussion of The Other Wes Moore
Sunday, Sept. 28 3 p.m. CUB Ballroom FY Class Gathering with Paul Wesselmann
Monday, Oct. 20 10 p.m. Various locations (see your RA) Community Meeting
Thursday, Nov. 13 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. CUB Ballroom Fall Convocation, Julian Bond
Monday, Nov. 17 10 p.m. Various locations (see your RA) Community Meeting
Friday, Jan. 23 6:30 p.m. CUB Ballroom & Penn Hall Lawn Twilight Walk (entrance into Alumni status)
Monday, Feb. 2 10 p.m. Various locations (see your RA) Community Meeting
Monday, Mar. 2 10 p.m. Various locations (see your RA) Community Meeting

Traditions introduces first-year students to the campus community through events that demonstrate the importance of student engagement and community values. The following are traditions that every student will be attending throughout their first year:

  • Experience Gettysburg
  • Fall Convocation
  • Twilight Walk

Community Meetings provide opportunity for students to gather as a floor to discuss their first-year living experience, and to reinforce dialogue within the community. Your RA (Resident Assistant) will provide you with the location of your floor’s community meetings.

Questions?  Email CYC@gettysburg.edu