Saturday, August 24

The 2013 Orientation schedule can be found below. Please note that this is an evolving document and will change slightly throughout the summer. Please check back often for updates!

August 21 - August 22 - August 23 -August 24 - August 25

7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Dining Center

9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Citizenship Discussions Continued

Various Locations
These discussions will focus on various aspects of becoming a contributing member of the Gettysburg College Community. Friday night discussions will focus on Sexual Assault Prevention and Safety of the Community on campus. Saturday discussions will focus on honor & integrity, CYC (Charting Your Course), and student rights and responsibilities.

-Honor and Integrity, Presented by Academic Advising staff and the Honor , Various Locations

-Opening CYC Session, Presented by the College Life Staff, Various Locations

-Student Rights & Responsibilities, Presented by College Life Staff, Various Locations

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Dining Center

1:00p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Instrumental Ensembles Auditions (Symphony Orchestra, Wind Symphony)

Schmucker Hall
Audition to participate in the Symphony Orchestra and/or Wind Symphony. All interested students are welcome and encouraged to audition; you do not have to be a music major or minor to participate. Sign-up sheets will be available Thursday and Friday outside the Conservatory office (Schmucker 3rd Floor); all students intending to audition should sign up for a time block. Audition materials are available online at

1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Choir Open House -
Meet current singers and get information!
Schmucker 214
Drop-in auditions during this time. more info

4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Dining Center

7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
"Experience Gettysburg"

Majestic Theater, Carlisle Street
This is a presentation which will give you the opportunity to see 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, Carlisle Street

Now You See Me (free with student ID)

10:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Late Night Gettysburg

11:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.

Midnight Madness


Office of Student Activities & First-Year Programs

Building: College Union Building
Room Number: 240
Phone: (717) 337-6304
Office Hours: M-F 8:00-4:30
Campus Box: 2999


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Gettysburg E-mail

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