Welcome, Class of 2021!

Congratulations on your acceptance to the Class of 2021!

We know that receiving your Early Decision acceptance to Gettysburg is an exciting part of your senior year! This website is designed to help you to get to know about your new home at Gettysburg College. Here you will find many helpful resources as you plan ahead for your arrival to campus in August 2017. We look forward to welcoming you to campus!

On this site you can:

Let your friends know and meet more online!

We want to hear from you!

Share with us the story of how you received your acceptance letter, the first person you told, or what your family did to celebrate.

Share your excitement on Twitter using #gburg2021 or email pictures or videos of your acceptance letter's arrival at your home or other details! We'll post pictures and stories as they arrive.

Current Students Reflect on Their First Year

Michael Deleon

Michael Deleon '18
Major: Sociology
Hometown: Philadelphia, PA

"Each year, first-year students can experience the tradition that is the First-Year Walk. Now in its 14th year, this event involves a recreation of the 1863 walk to hear the Gettysburg Address. Having participated in the tradition three years consecutively, I can honestly say that it is one of my favorite Gettysburg College traditions..."

Read more!