This Orientation website will be updated often with important information you will need this summer and in preparation for Orientation!

  • Orientation website FY Walk 1
  • Orientation Website GAD
  • Orientation Website FYS
  • Orientation Website Move-In
  • Orientation website Move-In 1
  • Orientation Website FY Walk
  • Orientation website GIV Day
  • Orientation Website Farewell
  • Orientation Website Convocation

You will receive a packet from the Office of Residential & First-Year Programs in mid-May with important Orientation and First-Year Dashboard (online system) information.  This packet will contain:

  • First-Year Dashboard (online) information.  This will replace your myGettysburg account, if you had created one.
  • A copy of Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson, Gettysburg College's Class of 2022 Common Reading book.
  • First-Year Advising and Registration Packet
  • First-Year Seminar booklet
  • Orientation Information Handbook
  • Gettysburg email account details

Please feel free to contact Residential & First-Year Programs with any questions you may have.

Office of Residential & First-Year Programs

Building: College Union Building
Room Number: 250
Phone: (717) 337-6901
Office Hours: M-F 8:30-5:00
closed noon - 1:00 p.m.
Campus Box: 430
Website: Residential & First-Year Programs