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.
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Make lasting memories and grow in ways you never thought possible.
Executive Director:Christina Shen-Austin
Main OfficeCollege Hall, Room 106(202) 250-2284 (videophone)(202) 651-5352 (voice)(202) 651-5344 (fax)Email
Payroll OfficeCollege Hall, Room 114(202) 559-5362 (videophone)(202) 651-5687 (voice)(202) 651-5344 (fax)Email
The 2020 Benefits Open Season will run from Monday, November, 9, 2020 through Monday, December 14, 2020. Below is a summary of benefits you may change during Open Season. You can find more information on each benefit plan by visiting the Gallaudet University Benefits website. Health Insurance (FEHB)
Dental Insurance (FEDVIP)
Vision Insurance (FEDVIP)
Long-Term Disability Insurance (LTD)
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Flexible Premium Plan (FPP)
Open Season’s Virtual Benefits Fair
Human Resources will not be having a benefits fair and it will be different this year from any other previous years due to the pandemic. Human Resources will be doing a Zoom webinar of what is new with the 2020 Open Season on Monday, November 9, 2020 from 2 to 3PM.
Various insurance companies will be providing a webinar, Q/A and/or live chats and a list can be found below:
BlueCross and BlueShield will be providing a virtual webinar and Q/A on Tuesday, November 10th and Tuesday, November 24th from 3:30PM to 5:30PM. Please register in advance: November 10th or November 24th. Both dates will be with closed captioning.
Long Term Care Partners, LLC will be hosting a virtual benefits fair and employees can review 2021 plan details. Employees can log in anytime during the Federal Benefits Open Season, . Employees can also download 2021 plan brochures, visit individual carrier booths, watch videos, and register for educational webinars. Representatives from all participating carriers will be available to take your questions during our four live carrier chat days: Friday, November 13, 2020, between 10A-5P (EST), Friday, November 20, 2020, between 10A-5P (EST), Wednesday, December 2, 2020, between 10A-5P (EST), and Wednesday, December 9, 2020, between 10A-5P (EST). This will be an opportunity for you to explore your benefits in one convenient location.Learn valuable information, get answers from the experts, and visit carrier booths to shop and compare different benefit plans. There will be two sessions with closed captioning: Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at 10:30AM (EST) and Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 1:30PM (EST). Please register Here.
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