Eligibility

Eligibility Requirements

The stronger student you are, the greater variety of programs you will have to choose from.

In order to apply for global study, all students:

  • Must have a declared major.
  • Must be in good academic standing and not be on any level of academic warning or probation.
  • Must have at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA, have a 2.0 term GPA in the semester prior to applying, and a 2.0 in your major(s). There are no exceptions to the minimum GPA eligibility requirement for global study.
  • Must spend the semester prior to applying for global study on campus at Gettysburg College with a full load of courses (at least 3 courses completed) and have spent a minimum of one year in residence.
  • Must be in good disciplinary standing (which means you must not be on conduct probation and you must have 4 points or fewer on the Alcohol and Drug Policy Points System).
  • Must be a second semester sophomore, junior, or first semester senior. First semester sophomores may be granted special permission to attend intensive language programs. Please contact CGE for more information.

In order to stay eligible for global study, all students:

  • Must have declared a major.
  • Must be in good academic standing and not be on any level of academic warning or probation.
  • Must have at least a 2.0 term GPA in the semester prior to studying globally and maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA and in your major(s). There are no exceptions to the minimum GPA eligibility requirements for global study.
  • Must spend the semester prior to global study on campus at Gettysburg College and maintain a full load of courses (at least 3 courses completed). There are no exceptions to the residency requirement.
  • Must maintain good disciplinary standing (which means you must not be on conduct probation and you must have 4 points or fewer on the Alcohol and Drug Policy Points System) from the time of application until return from your global study semester.
  • Must not have any “Incomplete” or “NG” grades in the semester prior to departure.

Permission to study globally will be rescinded for any student who does not meet these criteria.