Last Revised: 1 Jan 2012

Refer Questions to: Director, Human Resources


This policy applies to regular and extended temporary faculty, teachers, and staff in all offices and divisions of Gallaudet University, unless specifically covered by collective bargaining agreements made between the University and certified bargaining agents.


The University recognizes cumulative service (in a regular status or extended temporary status position) to the institution through its Service Awards Program. Eligible employees receive recognition at anniversary milestones starting with 5 years and continuing every five years up to 50 years.  Recognition includes:

  • Certificate of appreciation
  • Small gift with Gallaudet logo
  • Selection of an award from the choice program catalog

In addition, on the occasion of an employee's official retirement from the University, the employee will receive a certificate of appreciation and a gift selection from the choice program catalog. 

Approved by: Gallaudet University Administration