Virtual co-curricular programs and events

Your source for student events and programs taking place online due to COVID-19.

Events

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Senior Celebration

Congratulations to the Class of 2020!

Well-being

Check out resources like health and wellness guides, free online fitness, mindfulness moments, and more.

Self-care

Counseling Services

Religious and Spiritual Life (RSL)

Try RSL’s Instagram for virtual poetry moments, meditations, mindfulness, and more.

  • Monday, June 8, 7:00pm ET: Candlelight Vigil for Peace with the Center for Religious and Spiritual Life. We will take a moment to breathe. Together. For those who can't. (Zoom)         

Alumni Relations

Take an orange & blue coloring break. Print out these campus scenes of Penn Hall and Musselman Library and you’ve got a coloring project for anyone at home who may need entertaining.

Fitness

Campus Recreation

Check out the website and Instagram for info on free daily streamed fitness classes, resources for being fit at home, and more.

Athletics

See the website for the Bullets Athletics response to COVID-19 and reflections on the pandemic from student athletes. Stay connected on Instagram and Facebook.

Financial Well-being

Coronavirus and Your Financial Health with iGrad: The Gettysburg College Financial Well-being Committee along with our partners at iGrad/Enrich have put together a collection of comprehensive resources with information and tips to help stay financially well during this COVID-10 pandemic. Access the Coronavirus Hub here. No iGrad account yet? Sign Up using your Gettysburg credentials to get started.

Key programs

These key programs continue to support students’ personal and interpersonal growth, development, and learning.

Center for Career Engagement (CCE)

Visit the website for the latest info on making an appointment, programs, and services. Stay connected on Instagram and Facebook.

Center for Public Service (CPS)

Check out CPS on Instagram and Facebook.

Civil War Institute (CWI)

Visit the CWI on Facebook and Instagram.

Eisenhower Institute (EI)

Connect to EI on Instagram and Facebook.

  • Tuesdays at 4:00pm ET: EI Live. View the schedule and past events here.

  • Tuesday, June 9, 4:00 - 5:00pm ET: EI Summer Office Hours. Join the Eisenhower Institute staff during virtual office hours to learn more about the Eisenhower Institute or just to discuss any current issues on your mind. The office hours are open to any current or incoming Gettysburg College students every other Tuesday at 4 p.m. during June and July. (Zoom

  • Wednesday, June 10, 7:30pm ET: Supporting Global Health & Development: A Conversation with Sarah Lowy ’16. Join EI for a Zoom conversation with Sarah Lowy ’16, senior associate in fundraising, for a conversation about her work at the global health and development NGO Americares. Americares is a health-focused relief and development organization that responds to people affected by poverty or disaster with life-changing medicine, medical supplies and health programs. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Americares is providing protective supplies and supporting health workers in affected regions across the world. Sarah is a 2016 graduate of Gettysburg College. She majored in Religious Studies with minors in Business and Italian Studies.

    This private conversation will be open to all current Gettysburg College students and recent graduates (Class of 2020) only. Please reserve your spot by Tuesday, June 9 to receive a Zoom invite sent to your student email.

Garthwait Leadership Center (GLC)

See what the GLC is up to on Instagram and Facebook.

Multicultural Engagement (OME)

Check out all of OME’s virtual programming and events on Instagram and Facebook, and LGBTQIA+ Life on Instagram.

  • Friday, June 5, 6:30 - 8:30pm ET: Drag Bingo featuring Morgan McMichaels. Join us for a fun night of PRIDE history with Prof. Melton, bingo with a QUEEN, and prizes! We are excited for you to join The Office of Multicultural Engagement & LGBTQIA+ Life for First Fridays this summer. Please complete the RSVP to let us know which programs you want to participate in. We will send you the Zoom Links to join 3 days before the event! RSVP here.
  • Current Issues Dialogue. During this event held on June 2, students and faculty shared thoughts and feelings about topics from the past 2 months. Current news issues such as recent protests, social distance withdrawal, COVID-19's impact on underrepresented groups, and other topics were discussed. Panelists included: Scott Hancock (History & Africana Studies), Amy Dailey (Health Sciences), Daisy Chebbet (Counseling Services), Hakim Williams (Africana Studies), and others. 

Musselman Library

See Musselman Library’s guide to services and resources during campus closure for information on how to use the library remotely. Connect to the library on Instagram and Facebook.

  • A bit of library fun! Try a jigsaw puzzle of an 1898 volume that was conserved by Special Collections or print out this Musselman Library coloring page.
  • The Mercury 2020. Check out Gettysburg College’s student run art and literary magazine here from The Cupola.
  • You’ve Gotta Read This! Musselman Library’s annual booklet, You’ve Gotta Read This!, can help you set a course for summer reading! It compiles books and films recommended by Gettysburg College faculty, staff, and administrators. Download your copy from The Cupola, and check out some of the titles in our ebook collection, OverDrive. Happy reading!
  • Documenting COVID-19 at Gettysburg College. Help create and preserve the historical record of this unique time in College history. Visit the Documenting COVID-19 at Gettysburg College web page to share your unique Gettysburg student experiences with Special Collections and College Archives.

Peace and Justice Studies

Sunday, June 7, 1:00pm ET: Envisioning a Post COVID-19 World: CONAPP Conference Online. The Consortium of North American Peace Program Planning Committee and the Peace and Justice Student Council invite you to the CONAPP 2020 Virtual Conference 'Envisioning a Post COVID-19 World.' Please see the CONAPP social media pages or digest announcements for more information, and fill out the registration form to secure your spot at the conference. Sponsored by the Peace and Justice Studies program.

Social programs and entertainment

The College is committed to continuing to provide a robust offering of social opportunities for students. The links below provide opportunities to take a break, ease your mind, and connect with other students. Our social and entertainment programming includes virtual pub trivia, E-Sports tournaments, movie viewing parties, virtual tours, and much more!