Enrolling in the Program
An admissions decision is typically made within four to six weeks following Gettysburg College’s receipt of all application materials. Once you are accepted, you will be able to enroll in the program.
Complete the Checklist in the Dashboard
With your user ID you can now complete the online checklist* in the Gettysburg College–Gilder Lehrman Dashboard.
*You must finish this at least one week before the start of classes; it will take approximately five minutes.
Complete Your Orientation on Moodle
In addition to the onboarding Dashboard, you will also gain access to the MA in American History Orientation and Resource Module* on the learning platform Moodle.
*This module will allow you to become familiar with the online platform you will use while in the MA program.
Where to Register for Your Courses
Log in to the Campus Experience platform.* Section professors will appear in the course catalog alongside the lab section once they are assigned.
How to Access Your Courses
Gettysburg College uses the online learning platform Moodle, also known as OpenLMS. In the week leading up to the term, you will gain access to a lecture* and a lab** section for your course.
*The lecture section houses the lectures and links to the live Q&A sessions.
**The lab section is where you submit assignments and interact with your section professor and other students.