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
Gallaudet regular status employees are eligible to enroll in a vision insurance plan under the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Program (FEDVIP). Employees pay the full cost toward the premiums. Under FEDVIP, eligible family members include spouses, common law spouses (where such marriages are recognized), unmarried dependent children under age 22, and children age 22 or over who are incapable of self-support because of a mental or physical disability that existed before reaching age 22. Employees may enroll, chance, or cancel their vision plans online during Open Season. However, some qualifying life events will permit employees to make some changes outside of Open Season. Please click here for a list of qualifying life events. To help employees decide which vision plan to choose, the 2021 Vision Insurance Plan Comparison Chart is available here. More detailed information on each vision plan can also be found on the
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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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