Family Orientation Program

Congratulations! You have now joined the Bison family, now that your loved one will be joining us as a student! Gallaudet appreciates the partnership we have with families and loved ones that support and nurture their students' development and well-being. Students are more successful when their families and friends are interested and supportive of their academic aspirations.

That's why we invite you to participate in our Family Orientation Program (FOP). This program is separate from the New Student Orientation program, which is required for all new students at Gallaudet - the FOP is voluntary, but highly recommended.

This program kicks off our partnership - together, we will explore the resources available at Gallaudet, learn how to navigate them. You will learn more about our programs and services, such as: safety and security, housing, meal plans, academic majors, support services, and student life. As partners, we will work together to support our students and enable them to succeed.

Meanwhile, feel free to explore some of our programs and services:

Click here for FOP's Frequently Asked Questions!