July 23 - August 23, 2017

About Us

JumpStart at Gallaudet University is about challenge, discovery and new friends! It is a four-week summer program for deaf and hard of hearing students first year and transfer students who are enrolled at Gallaudet University. The purpose of this program is to support the development, allowing students to create a strong foundation before the fall semester begins.

JumpStart provides two tracks for deaf/hard of hearing and Bachelor of Arts in Interpretation (BAI) students. Deaf/hard of hearing students will go into the American Sign Language (ASL) track and BAI students will go into the Bachelor of Arts in Interpretation (BAI) track. Please do select and explore our tracks for more information.

The program fee of $425 includes four weeks of intensive ASL courses, workshops, trips, activities, and room and board.