Saturday, August 26

Our Orientation Team will update the schedule throughout the summer as details and locations are confirmed.  Please check back often and contact us with any questions at orientation@gettysburg.edu.

The Bookstore will be open from 12:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Saturday.  Learn more about Gettysburg Bookstore rewards here.

 

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 Staff team will have detailed information about time and location for your group.

 

 

11:30-1:30pm

Lunch Dining Center

 

 

12:30 pm-3:30 pm

Living in our Community Part 4

Code of Conduct

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 Staff team will have detailed information about time and location for your group.

 

 

3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Choral Open House and AuditionsSchmucker Hall 2nd floor (Sign up at Schmucker 212)

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. – 8:00 p.m.

“Experience Gettysburg” Majestic Theater, Carlisle Street

This presentation 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 upper-class students. This event will be live streamed. Click here to watch the livestream online. 

 

 

8:30 p.m.—10:30 p.m.

Movie Night Majestic Theater

Anchorman, Free admission with student ID

 

 

11:00p.m.—1:00a.m.

Midnight Madness, Dining Center

Join us for a classic Gettysburg tradition of midnight food and fun with activities such as karaoke, a Photo booth, and Trivia that will get you points towards Field Day! There will also be snacks such as donuts, nachos, and mac n cheese bites!

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

Transfer Student Resources

Residential & First-Year Programs: Alex Barkley, abarkley@gettysburg.edu

Registrar's Office: Lindsay Arlington, larlingt@gettysburg.edu

Office of Academic Advising: Dean GailAnn Rickert, grickert@gettysburg.edu