Students practice these skills and deepen this knowledge within Guided Pathways. The Guided Pathways help students maximize their time on campus by helping them select experiences in an intentional way, connecting the skills they hope to strengthen. With the support of their Personal Advising Teams, students can more fully reflect on and understand the impact of their undergraduate education as they navigate their Gettysburg experience with purpose.
Learn more about the Guided Pathways by the numbers.
of students in the Class of 2027 have embarked on their Guided Pathways journey. Beginning with the Fall 2023 semester, every incoming student can opt into the Guided Pathways and have their own Personal Advising Team.
—a faculty advisor, co-curricular advisor, and career advisor, plus an alumni mentor following the sophomore year—make up the Personal Advising Teams serving each student in the Guided Pathways.
2 co-curricular advisors
Cara Smith and Emma Stubbe serve on Personal Advising Teams for students participating in the Guided Pathways. As co-curricular advisors, Smith and Stubbe work with students to select their Pathways experiences based on students’ interests, goals, and the skills they hope to develop. They also provide opportunities for students to reflect on their experiences as they progress through the Pathways.
4 intentional years
are mapped out for students as they move through the Guided Pathways: Introductory Experiences (Year 1), Exploratory Experiences (Years 2 and 3), and Consequential Experiences (Year 4). These experiences build upon one another as students progress through their undergraduate education at Gettysburg. This progression enables them to integrate the knowledge and enduring skills they’ve gained and draw connections between their campus experiences and post-Gettysburg aspirations.
360 degrees of support
provided to students through the Guided Pathways help them more fully understand the impact of their undergraduate experience.