Funds for Academic Field Trips (AFT)

Type of Projects Supported:

  • Course-related field trips for students that will enhance their learning in the course and which relate directly to the learning goals for the course.
  • Field-trip funds may not be used for food expenses. Students or the department are expected to cover those costs.
  • Trip requests for FIRST-YEAR SEMINARS should be made to the First-Year Intellectual Life account, not to the Field Trips account. Funding for First-Year Intellectual Life Form.

Who May Apply:

  • Faculty member teaching the course.

Application Deadlines:

  • For Fall Semester trips, the deadline is Friday, October 25, 2019.
  • For Spring semester trips, the deadline is Friday, February 21, 2020.

How to Apply:

  • Faculty need to apply for these funds on behalf of the class by completing the online application form.
  • If you plan to use Gettysburg College Transportation, please visit the Transportation website to find estimated costs. Be sure to include costs for vehicles, drivers, fuel costs, parking, and/or driver meals prior to submitting your application.