Saturday, August 29

Orientation runs from Wednesday, August 26, 2015- Sunday, August 30, 2015. Below is a tentative schedule for opening day. There is time for parents to say farewell Wednesday afternoon. Please note that this is an evolving document and may change before you arrive. Please check back often for updates!

7:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Breakfast Dining Center

 

9:00 am-12:00 pm

Living in our Community Part 3

Sexual Misconduct Policy, Department of Public Safety (DPS) Overview, Diversity Peer Educators Student Skit

Various locations – First-Year staff to provide specific locations and times.

These discussions will focus on important aspects of becoming a successful member of the Gettysburg College community. Teams of faculty, administrators, and students will lead these discussions. Your First-Year Team will have detailed information about time and location for your group.

 

11:30-1:30pm

Lunch Dining Center

 

12:30 pm-2:30 pm

Living in our Community Part 4

Code of Conduct and Charting Your Course (CYC) Overview

Various locations – First-Year staff to provide specific locations and times.

These discussions will focus on important aspects of becoming a successful member of the Gettysburg College community. Teams of faculty, administrators, and students will lead these discussions. Your First-Year Team will have detailed information about time and location for your group.

 

1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Choral Open House and AuditionsSchmucker Hall 2nd floor 

Go to www.gettysburg.edu/music/choir for more information

 

4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Dinner Dining Center

Enjoy dinner with your Orientation Group.

 

7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

“Experience Gettysburg” Majestic Theater, Carlisle Street

This presentation which will give you a glimpse of  everything Gettysburg has to offer. It’s up to you to get involved, but we’d love to show you how! Hear stories and experiences from upperclass students. This event will be live streamed. 

 

9:00 p.m.—11:00 p.m.
Movie Night
Majestic Theater

Jurassic World, Free admission with student ID

 

11:00p.m.—1:00a.m.

Midnight Madness, Dining Center

 


Office of Residential & First-Year Programs

Building: College Union Building
Room Number: 250
Phone: (717) 337-6901
Office Hours: M-F 8:30-5:00, closed 12:00pm - 1:00pm for lunch
Campus Box: 430
Website: Residential & First-Year Programs

Email: orientation@gettysburg.edu

myFYDashboard and Course Registration Resources: 

Gettysburg E-mail

SMOP (Self Management of Passwords)