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 (if you are interested in studying globally at a different time, please contact CGE).

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Permission to study globally will be rescinded for any student who does not meet these criteria.