Your source for student events and programs taking place online due to COVID-19.
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We will return to residence this fall for the 2020–2021 academic year. View details.
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' “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.
- 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.
- Summer E-Games. View the schedule plus how to sign up and play!
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)
- See the CWI’s summer virtual program schedule, including conversations with historians on the CWI Facebook page. View videos of past events here.
Eisenhower Institute (EI)
- EI Live.Did you miss any episodes of our spring series EI Live? Check out all 10 conversations on the Eisenhower Institute’s YouTube Channel. View the schedule and past events.
- Views from the 202: Leadership Discussions with the GLC at Gettysburg College. Check out this new podcast directed at current and aspiring student leaders who are interested in further pursuing, developing, and refining their leadership knowledge and ability. Learn more and listen.
Multicultural Engagement (OME)
- Leadership Toolkit series. Students can participate in one, two or all of the sessions. Each session will be recorded and made available to the public online. Students can register online for the workshop and be entered into a raffle to win $100 for their club or organization. Register by Tuesday, August 4.
- Wednesday, August 5, 6:30 - 7:45pm ET: Session 1 - How can student leaders adapt this fall recognizing the impact of the new health and safety guidelines?
- Tuesday, August 11 at 1:00 - 2:00pm ET:Session 2 - What are the tools and resources available for student leaders to navigate the new reality?
- TBD Session 3 - How can students collaborate to enhance the co-curricular experience this fall?
- First Fridays. We are excited for you to join The Office of Multicultural Engagement & LGBTQIA+ Life for First Fridays this summer. View the schedule and 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.
- Poetic Justice: Black Poets and the Movement for Black Lives. On July 22, Professor McKinley Melton discussed the work of Black Poets in response to structural racism and historical and contemporary struggles for social justice during this online Alumni Relations event. View it here.
- Exposing Racisms Discussion Series. Environmental, individual, institutional, and cultural racism were discussed by alumni and staff in this four-part series held in July. View videos here.
- Race, Community, and Memory in Gettysburg. If you missed this July 3 talk with John Rudy ‘07, you can view it on YouTube.
- Current Issues Dialogue. During this event held on June 2, students and faculty shared thoughts and feelings about topics from the past few months. Current news issues such as recent protests, social distance withdrawal, COVID-19's impact on underrepresented groups, and other topics were discussed. Listen to a Zoom recording of the dialogue event. Check out articles, books, and links shared by the panelists. Take a brief survey about continuing to connect over the summer and future topic suggestions.
- Antiracist Reading Materials. Musselman Library has assembled a selection of antiracism reading materials in their diversity and inclusion reading guide. Visit the Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Resource Guide for an overview of this topic, and select Antiracism for a list of excellent books available through the Musselman collection.
- Black Lives Matter Community Read. OverDrive has started a Black Lives Matter: Community Read program to make selected titles available to all patrons in partner libraries without wait lists or holds! These titles are available for ALL libraries with an OverDrive collection in the United States and Canada. Visit Musselman Library's OverDrive Collection to check these titles out now.
- June was Rainbow Book Month! Check out Instagram and Facebook as we celebrate the authors and writings that reflect the lives and experiences of the LGBTQIA+ community.
- Gettysburg Social Sciences Review. This student-led undergraduate Social Sciences research journal features student scholarship from Gettysburg and around the world. Take a look at the latest issue in The Cupola.
- 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 explore 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.
- A bit of library fun! Try a jigsaw puzzle of an 1898 volume that was conserved by Special Collections, a jigsaw puzzle of a Gettysburg College memorabilia, or print out this Musselman Library coloring page.
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