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

First-Year Dashboard

Course Registration Information

Registration for Fall 2018 is currently open and will close on Monday, July 16.  Although registration is open until July 16, many courses will close or will become waitlisted by that time.  Our students typically take 4.00 units/courses each semester.

Here is some additional information that may be helpful:

  • First Year Dashboard-  If there is a hold on your account due to the FY Dashboard, please contact RFYP: 717.337.6901 or
  • Course Selection/Advising- Questions about what courses you select should be directed to you Summer Advisor. To receive their contact information please contact Academic Advising:  717.337.6579 or
  • Student Center/Course Enrollment- For help accessing the Student Center please contact the Office of the Registrar:   717.337.6240 or
  • First Year Announcement of Courses-  The Fall 2018 First Year AOC can be found here, click on the PDF in the top of the center column, under resources. 
  • 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: Albaugh House (337 Carlisle St.) temporary location through August 1st
Phone: (717) 337-6901
Office Hours: M-F 8:00-4:30
closed noon - 1:00 p.m.
Campus Box: 430
Website: Residential & First-Year Programs

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