Submit a concern

Gettysburg College is committed to establishing and supporting an environment where students, faculty, employees, volunteers and guests can take full advantage of the academic and social offerings in a manner that supports the health, safety, and well-being of all individuals.

If members of our community observe behaviors inconsistent with this goal, it is important to immediately report concerns to the appropriate College department or official for prompt and timely investigation. Members of the Gettysburg College community have two options for officially reporting concerns:


For immediate emergency assistance, including assistance for imminent risk of suicide or harm to others, call 911 or the Department of Public Safety (DPS) at 717-337-6911:

Call 911 Call Public Safety


For non-emergency concerns, a member of the community can use a reporting form:

Report a Concern

Information on Reporting Options

When you Report a Concern in non-emergency situations, the following options are available:

Report a Non-Academic Misconduct Incident: A non-academic misconduct incident is behavior that includes, but is not limited to, alcohol, disorderly conduct, drugs, hazing, harassment, physical violence, or other violations of college policies. COVID-19 concerns that are potential violations to the Student Health Agreement should be reported using this form.

Report a CARE Concern: A CARE concern is concerning behavior observed by a community member. Faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to submit a CARE concern if they perceive that a community member is in distress or withdrawn from their usual behavior.

Report a Bias Incident: A bias incident is behavior that is derogatory in nature, and targets an individual based on their actual or perceived race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information.

Report a Sexual Misconduct Incident: A sexual misconduct incident is behavior of interpersonal violence that includes dating violence, domestic violence, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, or stalking.

Report a Sexual Misconduct Incident Anonymously: The College provides an option to report complaints of sexual harassment and sexual violence from students and employees anonymously.