Get Acquainted Day

On April 15, we are excited to welcome members of the Gettysburg College Class of 2027 and their guests to Get Acquainted Day, a day-long celebration where accepted students can experience our beautiful campus and welcoming community firsthand!

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Schedule of Events

Registration and Information – 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Students and guests will check in for Get Acquainted Day in the College Union Building (CUB) Lobby.

Welcome and Presidential Q&A – 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Carey Thompson, Vice President for Enrollment and Educational Services, will welcome students and their guests to campus with opening remarks before introducing Gettysburg College President Bob Iuliano, who will conduct a question-and-answer session moderated by two current Gettysburg students.

Clubs and Services Exposition – 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Students and guests will be directed to Bream Gymnasium and Hauser Field House to explore the “Expo” and learn more about Gettysburg College’s extensive co-curricular offerings and student services.

Lunch and Campus Tours – 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Lunch in the Dining Center is provided free of charge to all accepted students and their guests. Student-led tours will depart from the side entrance of the Bream Wright Hauser Athletic Complex.

Academic Presentations – 1:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Accepted students and their guests will be able to attend their choice of two academic department presentations during this period. Each presentation will be offered twice—first from 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., and then again from 2:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Community Reception – 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Accepted students and their guests can mingle with each other and with members of our alumni network and Parents Leadership Council at a casual reception to close out the day’s events.

Financial Aid Meetings

The Financial Aid staff will be offering individual financial aid meetings throughout the day in the College Union Building. Meetings will be conducted in 20-minute intervals. If you would like to meet with a financial aid representative during Get Acquainted Day, we highly recommend that you call the Financial Aid Office at 717-337-6611 to schedule an appointment.

Afternoon Office Hours

During the afternoon, some programs and offices will be offering drop-in office hours, including:

  • Eisenhower Institute - 157 N Washington Street - 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Garthwait Leadership Center - College Union Building, Room 202 - 1:30 to 3:00 p.m.
  • Office of Multicultural Engagement - 102 W Water Street - 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.


Parking is available in the following lots: Masters, Stadium North, Stadium West, Constitution North, and Constitution East. Please follow the signs for Admissions Event Parking.

Campus Map

This campus map features all of the locations you will be visiting during Get Acquainted Day:

Campus Map

We hope to see you at Get Acquainted Day, and we look forward to welcoming you to campus! If you have any questions, please contact us!

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