Student Right to Know Act

The Student Right to Know and Campus Security Act, Public Law 101-542, is a federal law that requires that Gallaudet University make readily available to its students and prospective students the information listed below:

  • Academic programs of the institution including a description of the facilities, faculty, and other instructional personnel, and accreditation information.  (Consumer Information)
  • Financial assistance available to students.  (Financial Aid)
  • Cost of attending the institution (Tuition and Fees) and (Refund Policy)
  • Description of any special facilities available to disabled students. (OSWD)
  • Institutional Security Policies and Crime Statistics (Annual Security Report)
  • Completion/graduation rate of freshmen (Retention)

Additional information provided under the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOO) can be accessed from the Consumer Information page of the University website.  

This information can also be obtained by clicking the links above or sending a letter to the following address:

Gallaudet University
Edward Miner Gallaudet Building
Office of Admissions
800 Florida Ave NE
Washington DC 20002-3695

Gallaudet University Department of Public Safety is required to report statistics concerning the occurrence of certain criminal offenses reported to the local police agency or any official of the institution who has "significant responsibility for student and campus activities".   Refer to the Annual Security report which includes security policies and crime statistics. 

All prospective students are recommended to read the report.