Sunday, August 28

Orientation runs from Wednesday, August 24, 2016- Sunday, August 28, 2016.  Please note that this is an evolving document and may change before you arrive. Please check back often for updates!

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Religious Services throughout the community


11:00 a.m.

Chapel Service

Held next to the fountain on campus and led by Reverend Joseph Donnella. Rain location: Christ Chapel.


11:00 a.m.

Hillel Bagel Brunch Hillel Housel, 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 2020 Field Day Activities Stine Lake

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!


3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Orientation Debrief Various Locations


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


myFYDashboard and Course Registration Resources: 

Gettysburg E-mail

SMOP (Self Management of Passwords)