Family Weekend

Family Weekend, October 22-24, 2021

We welcome all Gettysburg College families to Family Weekend!

Family Weekend is a time when you can experience many facets of life at Gettysburg College from academic opportunities to exhibits to athletic events to music performances to open houses—and the list goes on.

COVID-19/Campus Safety: Gettysburg College is committed to the health and safety of the broader campus community. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Family Weekend information is subject to change. The College continues to monitor conditions and may adjust plans as needed. During Family Weekend, visitors will be expected to follow campus COVID-19 protocols which currently includes indoor masking for all, regardless of vaccination status, in all College buildings and spaces (excluding housing areas) during Family Weekend. This policy will be in effect from 9 a.m. on Friday, October 22, until 5 p.m. on Sunday, October 24. See the COVID-19 campus update, sent October 6, for more information.


For Family Weekend questions, please contact us by phone at 717-337-6304 or email at

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Family Weekend is brimming with activities, from art exhibits to athletic events. View the 2021 schedule


Suggestions for a smooth and happy Family Weekend from seasoned pros—Gettysburg College parents!
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Find the answers to questions about Family Weekend.
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Lodging and Eating

See many nearby lodging and eating options.
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