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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.
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ASL Connect General Questions firstname.lastname@example.org
ASL Connect Registration Questions email@example.com
Registration Deadline Tuition Waiver Eligibility
ApplicantsProfessional Studies and Training (PST) courses are offered for non-degree credit by the Center for Continuing and Online Education. The courses are open to anyone who is qualified to do college-level work. Adults with a high school diploma or its equivalent and visiting students from other colleges may enroll in PST courses. Applicants under age 18 must provide proof of graduation on a high school transcript or a GED certificate. PST Graduate Level CoursesGraduate-level courses require completion of an undergraduate degree. A copy of your BA/BS transcript must accompany your registration.
International StudentsNon U.S. citizens, including green card holders, MUST follow the procedures outlined under International Students. A visa is not required for online students if you are not physically in the United States.
ASL Connect expects members of the University community, including PST registrants, to be honest, and professional in all of their dealings with the institution. ASL Connect adheres to the academic integrity policies for undergraduate students, if the PST course is not cross-listed with either an undergraduate or graduate level course. If the PST course is cross-listed, then the undergraduate or graduate level academic integrity policies apply.For information on tuition and fees, see the section on Financial Information.
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Effective August 1, 2019, Gallaudet employees and students are required to pay a $35 application fee, which is not refundable or transferable, for Professional Studies and Training (PST) courses. Gallaudet employees and students are eligible for a tuition waiver.
Gallaudet University EmployeesA regular status staff employee must satisfactorily complete the initial probationary period before the employee or eligible family member may enroll in the course for which tuition waiver is being requested. (This requirement does not apply to sign language classes for employees.) A regular status faculty member or teacher may enroll and apply for tuition waiver following the effective date of employment. Part-time employees and their family members are eligible to apply for tuition waiver for one course per semester only. Employees and their eligible family members who have tuition waived are not eligible for University sponsored financial aid programs designed to supplement tuition and lab fees. Eligible Gallaudet employees should complete an application and submit it with an approved Tuition Waiver Form to firstname.lastname@example.org or bring it to Kendall Hall 104.Applicants must satisfy the admissions requirements and adhere to all registration guidelines. Registration officials within the University determine the availability of space within the class following admission of tuition-paying students.
Currently Enrolled Gallaudet Undergraduate and Graduate StudentsMatriculated students (Gallaudet students enrolled in a degree program) should register through ASL Connect for PST prefixed classes. Note: PST tuition and application fees are waived for full-time Gallaudet undergraduate (12 credits) and graduate students (9 credits); part-time students are required to pay tuition and application fees. All students are responsible for lab, test, material fees, and late fees.
Gallaudet students, faculty, and staff are to take on-campus courses to fully maximize the benefits of ASL learning.
Students registering for courses through the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area do so through their home institution and pay that institution's tuition fees. All classes held on campus will be conducted in American Sign Language unless otherwise specified in the course description.
The registration deadline is 2 weeks prior to the start of class during the fall and spring semesters and 3 weeks prior to the course start date during the summer session. Depending on class availability, applications may be accepted after the deadline, but will incur a $50 late fee
Confirmation will be emailed to you upon approval of your registration. Contact ASL Connect Admissions at email@example.com with any questions regarding your registration.
Gallaudet reserves the right to cancel classes due to insufficient enrollment. Course cancellation decisions are made by the registration deadline. We must be able to contact you to provide information and alternative class options. It is critical that your application include your phone number and/or email address. Gallaudet will reimburse the student's tuition for that course or workshop, but will not be responsible or liable for any other expenses that the student may have incurred, including but not limited to transportation and housing costs and the purchase of materials and supplies.
Full payment must accompany your application or it will not be processed. Payment may be made by check, credit card (MasterCard or VISA), or money order. We do not accept cash.
The Center for Continuing and Online Education does not provide internal financial aid. Students seeking financial support are urged to read Federal Financial Aid when exploring options.
Gallaudet UniversityCenter for Continuing and Online EducationKendall Hall Room#104800 Florida Avenue, NEWashington, DC 20002202.250.2759 (vp
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