Your source for student events and programs taking place online due to COVID-19.
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Congratulations to the Class of 2020!
- We look forward to honoring the Class of 2020 at our in-person Commencement events. Stay up to date with information about the College’s 185th Commencement ceremony, set to take place on October 10 in Gettysburg.
- Listen to Conversations Beneath the Cupola, podcast episode 13: "What being a Gettysburgian means to the members of the Class of 2020"
Check out resources like health and wellness guides, free online fitness, mindfulness moments, and more.
- Emotional wellness and COVID-19
- COVID-19 Response guidance on health and wellness
- Follow Gettysburg Good on Instagram to stay in touch with students and provide ongoing useful information. Be assured Counseling’s dog Zach will have an online presence!
- Counseling Services is launching “Dear DOGtor Zach & Co.” Have you ever wanted to ask a counseling professional a question without making an appointment? Now’s your chance! DM us @gettysburggood or email us.
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)
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.
These key programs continue to support students’ personal and interpersonal growth, development, and learning.
- Join connectGettysburg. Over 1,100 alumni and parents have raised their hand to mentor students and provide career advice. Go to the College’s official networking and mentoring platform connectGettysburg and start connecting virtually with the Gettysburg Network today!
CCE Is Here For You!
Civil War Institute (CWI)
- Monday, June 8, 7:00pm ET: Talking History: “Black Confederates” with Kevin Levin. (Facebook Live)
Eisenhower Institute (EI)
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.
Multicultural Engagement (OME)
- 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.
- 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.
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!
- Learn more about our upcoming programs and activities you can do on your own time.
- Guide for students approved to stay on campus
- COVID-19 FAQs for students
- COVID-19 FAQs about remote learning