Saturday, August 29

Orientation runs from Wednesday, August 26, 2015- Sunday, August 30, 2015. Below is a tentative schedule for opening day. There is time for parents to say farewell Wednesday afternoon. Please note that this is an evolving document and may change before you arrive. Please check back often for updates!

7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Dining Center

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Citizenship Discussions Continued

Various Locations
These discussions will focus on various aspects of becoming a contributing member of the Gettysburg College Community. Friday night discussions will focus on Sexual Assault Prevention and Safety of the Community on campus. Saturday discussions will focus on honor & integrity, CYC (Charting Your Course), and student rights and responsibilities.

-Honor and Integrity, Presented by Academic Advising staff and the Honor , Various Locations

-Opening CYC Session, Presented by the College Life Staff, Various Locations

-Student Rights & Responsibilities, Presented by College Life Staff, Various Locations

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Dining Center

1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Choir Open House - Meet current singers and get information!
Schmucker 214
Drop-in auditions during this time. more info

4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Dining Center

7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
"Experience Gettysburg"

Majestic Theater, Carlisle Street
This is a presentation which will give you the opportunity to see everything Gettysburg has to offer. It's up to you to get involved, but we'd love to show you how! Hear stories and experiences from upperclass students.  This event will be live streamed.

9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Movie Night

Majestic Theater, Carlisle Street

Neighbors (free with student ID)

11:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.

Midnight Madness


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 12:00pm - 1:00pm for lunch
Campus Box: 430
Website: Residential & First-Year Programs


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Gettysburg E-mail

SMOP (Self Management of Passwords)