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.
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Make lasting memories and grow in ways you never thought possible.
Last Revised: 24 Oct 1977
Refer Questions to: Director, Human Resources
This policy applies to faculty, teachers, and staff in all offices and divisions of Gallaudet University.
By an Act of Congress, all regular status employees participate in the Federal retirement systems (Civil Service Retirement System or Federal Employees Retirement System). Participation is mandatory. All other employees are covered by Social Security and are governed by applicable regulations. In addition, employees are required to participate in Medicare Part A. The University follows the regulations, eligibility requirements, and contribution schedules established by these programs.
In compliance with the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, amended in 1986, the University may not impose a mandatory retirement age for its employees. Therefore, employees may continue to work at Gallaudet University as long as they are able to fulfill their responsibilities in a satisfactory manner.
Approved by: Gallaudet University Board of Trustees
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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