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Standards of Practice

The Office of Ombuds is a place where members of the Gallaudet community–students, faculty, staff and administrators–can go for assistance in resolving conflicts, disputes or complaints on an informal basis.


Working Groups

The Gallaudet University Transgender Task Force is charged with making initial and ongoing assessments of attitudes and conditions throughout the University regarding inclusion and access for transgender students, staff, faculty, alumni, and other associates of Gallaudet.


Gallaudet representatives provide input to FCC on expanding text-to-911

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chair Tom Wheeler invited several members of the deaf community to a January 29 FCC meeting to discuss the importance of expanding text-to-911 service across the nation.


Office of the President

Gallaudet University is the world's only institution of higher education devoted to deaf and hard of hearing students. Gallaudet University is located in Washington, D.C.


Additional Resources

Equal Opportunity Programs works with University Administration, departments, and committees to ensure that University policies and programs comply with applicable nondiscrimination requirements.