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.
Russell SteinInterim Director of GIEI
Lorenzo LewisGIEI Coordinator
Dr. E. Lynn Jacobowitz
Standing on the University's strenghts in accessibility, linguistics, communication, and language development, the mission is to inspire a culture of entrepreneurship education.
Students at Gallaudet will foster an entrepreneurial mindset on campus and participate in a supportive environment that pushes them to think creatively. GIEI will provide students with a platform that is safe for smart experimentation as well as access to entrepreneur resources, workshops, competitions, internships, mentoring and networking opportunities throughout the academic year.
The next BisonTank Business Competition will be held virtually April 6, 2022 6-8pm, EST. This innovative event offers students an opportunity to build on their creativity and entrepreneurial spirit as well as the mindset required to be successful Changemakers. As well, it offers students the opportunity to explore ways to give back to the community through their innovative ideas.
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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Spring 2021 – Dec 12Fall 2021 – May 15