A world-class institute of changemakers in the deaf and signing community.
Since 1864, we have been investing in and creating resources for deaf and hard of hearing children, their families, and the professionals who work with them.
Over 50 degree programs, with online and continuing education for personal and professional development.
Innovating solutions to break down barriers, and using science to prove what does and doesn’t work.
We make it easy for you to apply and enter here.
Ready to take the next step toward a college education?
Make lasting memories and grow in ways you never thought possible.
This timeline, developed by Gallaudet University Archives, traces 150 years of campus history 1864-2014. As with all history research, this timeline is a work in progress. Your comments and ideas on historic events are welcome. Please send feedback to: Archives@Gallaudet.edu.
Many thanks to the following individuals for contributions to the timeline: Kelsey Young, Zhou Fang, Bilal Chinoy, Samuel (Seung) Hahn, Earl Parks, Jean Lindquist Bergey, Shannon Augustine, and Diana Moore.
Gallaudet University Archives remains committed to preservation of Deaf historical materials, collaborations with researchers, and presentation of Gallaudet's remarkable collection.
Michael J. Olson, Interim Director, Library Deaf Collections and Archives
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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