Welcome to the Gallaudet University's Benefits website. Gallaudet University offers a comprehensive benefits package to its regular status staff, faculty, and teachers. This website will enable you to view detailed information regarding each benefit offered by the University. Please refer to the links on the left side. The Benefits Office is also available to assist you in understanding and maximizing your benefits. You can reach the Benefits Office through email or by phone 202-250-2634 (V/VP). You can also stop by the Benefits Office in College Hall, Room 114A.


* Effective January 1, 2016, the premium rates for the Federal Employees Group Life Insurance will change for some types of coverage.  Most premium rates for Option A, Option B, and Option C will decrease.  Premium rates for post-retirement basic insurance with 50% reduction and No Reduction will increase.  Premium rates for older age bands of Option B and C will increase.  The premiums can be found here.

* The 2016 contribution limits for the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) remains at $18,000.  Employees over the age of 50 can contribute an additional $6,000 (catch-up contribution).  If you wish to change your contribution, please complete this form.  It can be scanned/emailed to

* Employees will be receiving a 1095-C in the mail sometimes after May 1, 2016.  Gallaudet is required to mail a 1095-C form to all employees before March 31, 2016.  To learn more about 1095-C, please visit this link.



BlueCross BlueShield will be providing Lunch and Learn events on the following dates from noon to 1PM at SAC 1011:

Wednesday, April 20, 2016- "Exercise-- Kick it Up a Notch"
Wednesday, May 4, 2016- "Boosting Your Brain Power"
Wednesday, June 8, 2016- "Supplements: To Take or Not to Take" 

If interested, please e-mail

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