Academic Catalog

The web version of the Gallaudet catalog provides comprehensive current official information about academic programs, services, procedures, and policies.  As such, it serves as the authoritative and complete catalog resource for current students and other members of our campus community. The responsible departments and offices update the online catalog information regularly, and current students are encouraged to use this web version for the most updated information.

To access the most recently updated web catalog content, please click on the appropriate headings on the left side of this page.

To determine the specific offerings and requirements in place at the time that a student entered the University or is accepted into a specific major or program, use the PDF versions archived catalogs, available from the link at lower left.  To open the PDF files, you may need to download a free copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader.

The Gallaudet University Catalog was prepared by the Council on Undergraduate Education; the Council on Graduate Education; the Provost's Office; the College of Arts and Sciences; Graduate School and Continuing Studies; School of Education, Business and Human Services; Enrollment Management offices, the Registrar's Office, and Gallaudet Technology Services and the Office of Academic Quality.

Every effort was made to provide information accurate as of June 10, 2017.

This catalog is not intended to serve as a contract between any student and Gallaudet University. University procedures, programs, and courses are under constant review and revision. Gallaudet University reserves the right to change any provision, regulation, or requirement set forth within this document, and the right to withdraw or amend the content of any course. Please consult the department or appropriate office for possible changes and updated information.