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.

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Religious Services throughout the community



11:00 a.m.

Chapel Service Outside by the fountain

*Rain location is Christ Chapel



11:00 a.m.

Hillel Bagel Brunch Hillel House, 135 N Washington Street



11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Brunch Dining Center

A Gettysburg College tradition: Sunday morning Servo brunch



1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Class of 2021 Field Day Activities Memorial Field

An opportunity for first-year students to come together in their residence hall groups and bond through team building activities and games. Come out and join your building for a fun Field Day! (The winning hall will win a pizza party)



3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Final Orientation Group Debriefing Various Locations



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

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

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



5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Catholic Mass Christ Chapel



5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Dinner Dining Center

Celebrate your successful completion of Orientation.



6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Welcome Back Picnic, sponsored by Catholic Campus Ministries Chapel Outside

Join us for food and fun on the Chapel lawn immediately following Mass. Enjoy juicy hamburgers and hotdogs fresh off the grill, and lots of other goodies.   Everyone is welcome!



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

Choir Auditions, Schmucker 2nd floor (Sign up at Schmucker 212)

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

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