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American Sign Language Program

Gallaudet University's American Sign Language Program (ASL). Located in Washington, DC, the ASL program offers a variety of credit and non-credit courses and training opportunities for visiting students, parents, professionals and other interested individuals including the Gallaudet community at large.


Christina Hopewell-Albert 
Coordinator, ASL Professional Studies Program

Sorenson Language and Communication Center (SLCC) 1213

(202) 759-1793 (videophone)


Application Central

Portal for all undergraduate application types

Campus Services

Archives and Deaf Collections

Gallaudet University Library Deaf Collections and Archives.


Michael Olson 

Merrill Learning Center (MLC) B125

(202) 250-2604 (videophone)


Academic Programs and Departments

Art, Communication, and Theatre Department

The Department of Art, Communication, and Theatre (ACT) provides a quality bilingual, interdisciplinary, liberal arts education with a focus on art, communication studies, and theatre. Major programs prepare students to be creative problem-solvers, dynamic leaders, effective communicators, and innovative artists affecting positive social change.


Dr. Stephen Weiner, Acting Chair

Sorenson Language and Communication Center (SLCC) 1112

Communication Studies and,
Art and Media Design
Ms. Patricia Hill
(202) 651-5420 (voice)

Theatre Arts
Ms. Juanita Cebe
(202) 651-5501 (voice)

Academic Programs and Departments

ASL and Deaf Studies Department

The Department of American Sign Language (ASL) and Deaf Studies at Gallaudet University offers undergraduate and graduate degrees for deaf and hard of hearing students. Majors include Deaf Studies and ASL (American Sign Language).


Chair: Dirksen Bauman Ph.D.

Sorenson Language and Communication Center (SLCC) 1214

(202) 540-8522 (videophone)
(202) 651-5476 (fax)