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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.
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.
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800 Florida Ave, NE
800 Florida Ave, NE
Washington , DC
1309 5th St NE
Plaza Dining Hall
800 Florida Ave
Central Utilities Building
History of this building:
Built in 1870, Chapel Hall was once the main hub of the university, serving as a chapel, auditorium, exhibit center, and dining hall. Chapel Hall is on the National Park Service (NPS) National Register of Historic Places.According to the NPS, "Chapel Hall is one of the finest examples of post-Civil War collegiate architecture in the U.S." They go on to describe it as, "a picturesque, brownstone, High Victorian Gothic designed by Frederick C. Withers of the leading mid-nineteenth century firm of Vaux, Withers and Co. Chapel Hall is in the Ruskinian Gothic Revival style which was popular in the 1870s, but it exhibits a restraint and fine handling of materials which creates a subdued coloristic harmony unusual in buildings in this polychrome style."
College Hall - CO
Completed in 1877, College Hall was the main academic building and dormitory for male students. This is now the main administration building.
Edward Miner Gallaudet Residence
Edward Miner Gallaudet - EMG
Field House 1
Hall Memorial Building - HMB
I. King Jordan Student Academic Center - SAC
Kellogg Conference Hotel
9am to 5pm
Sat 10 am to 3pm
History of this building:Gallaudet University Kellogg Conference Center opened in 1995 based on the emerging new concept of barrier free communication. What better site for promoting the interchange of ideas among all people than at the historic university for the deaf and hard of hearing, Gallaudet University.As the official Gallaudet University hotel, Kellogg Conference Hotel continues this proud tradition and sets new standards in accessibility with obstacles and inconveniences eliminated at every turn. The meeting rooms are spacious and well-lit, and include a tiered classroom, video conferencing auditorium and a multimedia executive boardroom. Technology is at your service with capabilities for real-time captioning and wireless amplification. Services provided in this building:
Kendall Demonstration Elementary School - KDES
Living and Learning Residence Hall - LLRH
Merrill Learning Center - MLC
Model Secondary School for the Deaf - MSSD
MSSD Gym & Pool
MSSD Residence Hall
Peikoff Alumni House
Peter J. Fine Health Center
Sorenson Language and Communication Center - SLCC
Washburn Arts Center
A welded-steel sculpture representing a Bison stands in front of the Gallaudet University Field House. It was created by sculptor Ben Williams of Livingston, Montana. The sculpture was seen there and bought by the founder and president of J. W. Kaempfer Company, a D.C.-area developer of office buildings. His company used it for about 9 months in 1986, set up next to Interstate 66 in Rosslyn, Virginia, accompanying a real-estate advertising sign. Then-president of Gallaudet University, Dr. Jerry C. Lee, spotted it there and thought the perfect place for the bison sculpture would be at Gallaudet University. He persuaded Kaempfer to lend it to the University. A couple of years later, Gallaudet bought the sculpture outright, and it has guarded the Field House ever since.The 500-pound, unpainted sculpture is made from special Cor-Ten steel, which is purposely allowed to develop a coat of rust that prevents further rusting. Similar steel is used in many bridge girders and other applications where people want to avoid the need for periodic repainting. The sculptor took advantage of the rusty color and texture to suggest the color and hair of a real bison.
Edward Miner Gallaudet Statue
Riding High Sculpture
Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet & Alice
6th Street Parking
KDES Rear Parking
KDES Upper Level Parking
KDES at Playground Parking
Field House Upper Level Parking
Field House Lower Level Parking
Hanson Plaza East (HPE) Parking
Hanson Plaza West (HPW) Parking
Telegraph Hill Road Parking
MSSD Middle Level Parking
MSSD Lower Level Parking
Ballard North Parking
Hall Memorial Building (HMB) Parking
Washburn Arts Center (WAC) Parking
Elstad Auditorium Side Parking
Elstad Auditorium Front Parking
800 Flordia Ave, NE
Fowler Hall Parking
College Hall Parking
Safety and Security
DPS Emergency Blue Light (Peet Hall - West Side)
DPS Emergency Blue Light (Peter J. Fine Health Center - East)
DPS Emergency Blue Light (Peter J. Fine Health Center - West)
DPS Emergency Blue Light (Plaza Dining Hall)
DPS Emergency Blue Light (Ballard West)
DPS Emergency Blue Light (Living and Learning Residence Hall)
800 Florida Ave
Washington , DC
DPS Emergency Blue Light (Hall Memorial Building)
DPS Emergency Blue Light (SAC - West Side)
DPS Emergency Blue Light (Field House - East Side)
DPS Emergency Blue Light (Field House - West Side)
DPS Emergency Blue Light (Elstad Auditorium - Right of Front Entrance)
DPS Emergency Blue Light (KDES - East)
DPS Emergency Blue Light (KDES - West)
DPS Emergency Blue Light (Kendall Hall - Across Front Entrance)
800 Floria Ave, NE
DPS Emergency Blue Light (College Hall - South)
DPS Emergency Blue Light (Denison House - Right of Front Entrance)
DPS Emergency Blue Light (MSSD)
DPS Emergency Blue Light (Appleby - Front Entrance Right)
DPS Emergency Blue Light (Appleby - Front Entrance Left)
DPS Emergency Blue Light (MSSD Gym and Pool)
DPS Emergency Blue Light (Peet Hall - East Side)
DPS Emergency Blue Light (Benson Hall)
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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800 Florida Avenue NE Washington, D.C. 20002
Spring 2021 – Dec 12Fall 2021 – May 15