Saturday, August 27

Orientation runs from Wednesday, August 24, 2016- Sunday, August 28, 2016.  Please note that this is an evolving document and may change before you arrive. Please check back often for updates!

9:00 am-2:30 pm

Living in our Community 

These discussions will focus on important aspects of becoming a successful member of the Gettysburg College community. Teams of faculty, administrators, and students will lead these discussions. Your First-Year Team will have detailed information about time and location for your group.


7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

“Experience Gettysburg” Majestic Theater, Carlisle Street

This presentation which will give you a glimpse of  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



Midnight Madness, Dining Center


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


myFYDashboard and Course Registration Resources: 

Gettysburg E-mail

SMOP (Self Management of Passwords)