Bison Perks and Discounts
Democracy Federal Credit Union
Employees and their family members of the University are eligible to become members of the Democracy Federal Credit Union (DFCU) by purchasing one share ($5.00). Savings may be payroll deducted. DFCU also offers services for loans, mortgages, certificates and IRAs. A DFCU representative visits our campus along with the DFCU Mobile Brance Unit every Tuesday from 9:30am to 12:30pm in the College Hall parking lot. Please visit Democracy Federal Credit Union for more information.
Veterinary Pet Insurance
Employees can enjoy a group discount (5% for one pet, 10% for two to three pets, and 15% for four or more pets). Rates are determined by breed, age, species, type of plan selected, and the sate of residence. For more information, visit Nationwide's Veterinary Pet Insurance.
Transit Choice Program
Employees may participate in the Transit Choice Program which allow them to purchase WMATA transit benefits through pre-tax payroll deductions. The 2020 IRS limit for both transit and parking is $255 per month. In order to enroll into this program, employees must full out the election form available at HR Information & Forms (Intranet) or at Gallaudet University's Payroll Office in College Hall 114.
Employees have access to exclusive savings on movie tickets, theme parks, hotels, tours, Broadway and Vegas shows and more. To register, visit TicketsatWork. The Gallaudet University code is GALLAUDET.
Liberty Mutual Home & Auto Insurance
Employees can receive up to 10% group discount on their home and auto insurance through Liberty Mutual. Employees can obtain a free quote by contacting Kwame DuBois at (202) 728-1199 ext. 52714, Kwame.DuBois@libertymutual.com, or visiting their website. The Gallaudet University Client Number is 8973. To receive an online quote, please go here.
UBS Car Buying Service
Employees can purchase a new or used vehicle at a pre-negotiated price through the UBS Car Buying Service. The UBS Car Buying Services Official Price Book is available on the Intranet and you can view the UBS Fact Sheet. In order to take advantage of the discounted price, contact UBS Car Buying Service at (301) 657-1920 or by email. For more information, visit their website.
Real Estate Benefits
As a member of the Gallaudet community, you receive the following perks: complimentary credit consultation during pre-approval, special employee mortgage financing options, special employee pricing on Home Warranty Programs, special employee pricing on Home and Title Insurance options, and access to onsite real estate, mortgage, title and home insurance professional through Jeff Novotny, Jr., a Senior Mortgage Lender, from The Novotny Lending Team and Maureen Foley, a Real Estate agent with Charis Realty Group. Their information can be found here.
Rothy's is a company that creates chic, comfortable shoes from recycled plastic water bottles. They have a discount for teachers only and after verification through SheerID teachers will receive 20% off select Rothy's styles that are perfect for the classroom. Please go here to learn more about the shoes.
Human Resources provides free public notary service. An appointment must be made in advance and is arranged by email.
Employees can use their University ID to obtain a 10% discount at the Marketplace and Java Corner, both located in the I. King Jordan Student Academic Center.
Employees can use their ID to borrow books and other materials from the Gallaudet University Library.
Gallaudet University provides a free shuttle bus service to and from the Union Station and the New York Avenue/Florida Avenue-Gallaudet University metro stop. To view the shuttle bus schedule, click here.
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