Visiting Gallaudet


Gallaudet's campus is located in Washington, D.C., about one mile northeast of the U.S. Capitol. The 99-acre campus, Kendall Green, is home to undergraduate and graduate students as well as the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center, a federally-supported program for improving educational results for deaf and hard of hearing children across the nation. The Center includes the Kendall Demonstration Elementary School and the Model Secondary School for the Deaf.

Gallaudet University's mailing address is:

800 Florida Avenue, NE, Washington, DC 20002-3695

Admissions Video Phone Numbers:

  • 202-250-2474 (Undergraduate)
  • 202-250-2006 (Graduate)

Maps and travel directions and additional information about visiting the Gallaudet University campus are located on the University's website:

Undergraduate Open House

The Admissions Office hosts Open House events for prospective undergraduate students several times during the fall and spring semesters. Contact the Admissions Office or view undergraduate Open House event information on the web.

Graduate Open House

The Graduate Admissions Office hosts Open House events for prospective graduate students. Contact the Graduate Admission Office or view graduate Open House event information on the web.

Visitors Center

Thousands of visitors tour Gallaudet University's campus every year. The Visitors Center is located on the first floor of the Edward Miner Gallaudet Memorial Building. The Visitors Center offers tours of the campus Monday through Friday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. by appointment. Tours are conducted in American Sign Language (ASL) and are provided by both staff and student tour guides. A voice interpreter can be requested in advance.

A wide variety of visitors tour the campus, including prospective undergraduate and graduate students and their families, school groups, sign language clubs, educators of deaf students, and international visitors. For more information about scheduling a tour or for directions to the campus:

Visitors Center website
Videophone: 202-250-2995
Phone: 202-651-5750

Gallaudet University Kellogg Conference Hotel

The Kellogg Conference Hotel (KCH) is nestled on the beautifully landscaped campus of Gallaudet University.  The hotel features 93 guestrooms, and over 17,000 square feet of meeting space.  For your dining pleasure, the Bistro serves breakfast Monday through Friday from 7 a.m.-9:30 a.m., and Saturday from 7 a.m.-10:30 a.m. We also offer a lunch buffet Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m - 2 p.m.  Outtakes gift shop is our newest addition, the perfect place to grab a quick lunch or pick up some gifts to take home, it also features a business center which is available 24 hours a day.  The KCH is the ideal location just a few minutes away from Union Station, Lincoln Memorial and the Smithsonian Institute.   The KCH welcomes parents and visitors of Gallaudet students!  For more information and to make online reservations, please go to or call 202-651-6000.