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First-year students meet weekly and in first-year group sessions with the Executive Director of Multicultural Engagement. During these meetings students discuss their academic progress, schedule, goals, time management and personal concerns. These open discussions provide support to students as they map their college years, choose majors, plan coursework, prepare for off-campus study and build lifelong relationships.
Sophomores, juniors and seniors have the opportunity to meet bi-weekly with the Director of the office to have one on one conversation about their academic and social tenure at Gettysburg College. These guided conversations are focused on helping students navigate academics, declaring a major, studying off-campus, career/internship opportunities and life beyond Gettysburg College as they matriculate.
- What is the Mosaic Cupboard?
- Mosaic Cupboard was created by the OME staff in August of 2018. The cupboard provides toiletries and other essential items to students currently enrolled at Gettysburg College.
- Who is eligible for the Mosaic Cupboard?
- Enrolled Gettysburg College students.
- How does the Mosaic Cupboard work?
Students can go to the Mosaic Cupboard order form and submit a request for the items they need using a pin number (last four digits) of their student ID number. Once your order is prepared and ready for pick up you will receive an email. A bag containing the requested items with the corresponding pin number will be placed in the cupboard for pickup.
- Where is the Mosaic Cupboard located?
- The Mosaic Cupboard is on the Main floor of the Office for Multicultural Engagement (OME).
- How can I support the Mosaic Cupboard?
- The cupboard is made possible by the generosity of various students, staff, faculty and administrators. If you would like to donate items to the Mosaic Cupboard, they can be dropped off during our regular hours (M–F, 8:30am–5pm). Donate funds to support Mosaic Cupboard.
Academic Success Workshops
ASW have been created to help give students additional tools to be successful with their course work. Faculty members work with students on specific focus areas to improve study, writing and research skills. The workshops below will focus on writing and science specifically.
The Mosaic Minds was created by a student in 2018. The idea of this program is to help students who need textbook assistance for the whole semester, free of charge. Please fill out the Mosaic Minds form. If you have further questions please contact Amanda Shull.
Online textbook resources
Text for class can be costly, this resource provided by the Musselman Library assist students with finding low to no cost alternatives to textbooks.
Health and counseling services
Thriving in college
Need encouragement? Feeling homesick? Learning forgiveness? Exhausted from being an advocate? Looking for a safe space? Want to learn tried and true therapeutic techniques to deal with stress? Dr. Chebbet from counseling services will be joining with the Office of Multicultural Engagement (OME) to offer a weekly group that will help students learn how to deal with the stressors related to being a student at Gettysburg college. This group is limited to 6-10 students and will meet starting Tuesday, February 5th from 6:30p-8:00p in the meeting/class room at the OME.
If you have any questions about this group, please contact Dr. Chebbet at firstname.lastname@example.org.