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.
Ready to take the next step toward a college education?
Make lasting memories and grow in ways you never thought possible.
Hall Memorial Building (HMB) E253
(202) 250-2606 (videophone) (202) 651-5721 (voice) (202) 448-6954 (fax)
I plan to buy a laptop and need advice. What do I need? We recommend having both an Ethernet card and a wireless card inside the laptop for access to the Gallaudet University networks. All Windows/Mac updates need to be installed and anti-virus software is required to be installed, updated, and running in order to connect to the wireless network. We highly recommend a built-in webcam within the laptop screen for students to communicate in ASL with each other and to create videos for classes. There are software discounts available for Gallaudet University students at Gallaudet Technology Services (GTS). Please click on this link below for more information. Website: OnTheHubCould I have speech therapy while enrolled at the ELI? ELI students in level 4 and above have the option of signing up for speech therapy at the Hearing and Speech Center on campus for a fee, which may be covered by health insurance. The Hearing and Speech Center can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org regarding any questions about the speech therapy it offers. Do I pay the ELI Student Orientation (ESO) fee each semester?No, the ESO fee is only paid once. Do I need a meal plan? For students living in the dormitories, meal plans are required. Please contact Residence Life and Housing about possible waivers. What should I do to keep safe when traveling or commuting off-campus? The Department of Public Safety has some safety tips you could read. You could also subscribe to Gallaudet Alert announcements on your cell phone if it has texting capabilities
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