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.
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
Health insurance for regular status employees is offered through the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) program. FEHB offers a variety of health insurance plans, including fee-for-service, HMO, CDHP, and HDHP. The cost is shared by the employee and Gallaudet University.All FEHB plans cover flu shots at no cost to their members. CDC recommends an annual flu vaccination for everyone over the age of 6 months. There is also no cost sharing for preventative care, including prenatal care, healthy newborn visits, hearing and vision screening for children, diabetes, cholesterol, osteoporosis screening for adults, and breast, colon, cervical cancer screenings for adults. Furthermore, there is no cost sharing for routine immunizations for children and adults. Members can also receive tobacco cessation counseling and medication at no cost.Employees can enroll, change, or cancel their health insurance plans during Open Season. However, certain changes are allowed outside of Open Season if employees experience qualifying life events. In order to make any changes, please fill out the FEHB Enrollment form (SF-2809) and submit it to the Benefits Office.For more detailed information about the health insurance plans under FEHB, please visit U.S. Office of Personnel Management. The comparison tool can be found here. Please view the premium rates here for 2021.
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Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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