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Happy Birthday, Gallaudet!

One hundred fifty-eight years ago today, Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, signed the charter authorizing the Columbia Institution for the Education of the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind to award collegiate degrees. The school was renamed the National College for the Deaf and Dumb. Today, it is the vibrant institution...

April 8, 2022

Omnium Circus to perform at Gallaudet on Sunday

What do you do when your world premiere gets cancelled? You call your friends. And that is exactly what Lisa Lewis, founder and director of Omnium Circus, did — she reached out to Monique Holt, a faculty member in the Theatre and Dance program.  The two had been long-time friends and colleagues, and Holt was...

November 12, 2021

Holiday Calendar Change

Dear campus community: I am pleased to announce that Gallaudet University and the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center will be closed on Thursday, December 24, and will remain closed until Monday, January 4, 2021. The addition of December 24 to winter break is to recognize and give thanks and appreciation to everyone who has...

December 17, 2020

Spring 2021 On-campus Housing Application

Dear students: As announced on November 6, Gallaudet University will continue with remote learning during Spring 2021. Pending approval from the District of Columbia, the university plans to increase the number of students on campus to 200 from the current 85, and possibly offer a few hybrid courses for students residing on campus. Additionally, as...

November 17, 2020

See you in Spring 2021 | Gallaudet Your Way

  Students, You have lots of questions about Spring 2021 classes and Gallaudet’s plans. We have the answers you need. To learn more about our reopening plans for this spring, please click here. Join us for any one of the multiple webinars and have an opportunity to ask your questions on Monday, November 16. Join...

November 13, 2020

Gallaudet Way Forward: Spring 2021 | Students

Dear students: We hope the fall semester is coming along well for you. It has been challenging, but you have persevered. Please know that we think of you often and miss you very much. The Bison spirit remains strong within ourselves! This email is to share our plans for Spring 2021. Gallaudet University will offer...

November 11, 2020

Update: Gallaudet Way Forward

We know that you are eager to learn about our reopening plans for Spring 2021. The Gallaudet Way Forward strand leaders are in the process of developing these plans, with the goal of sharing them with the community in early November. The strand leaders have begun to send weekly community updates, and will continue to...

October 16, 2020

Gallaudet University featured on Netflix show, Deaf U

Deaf U is a coming-of-age documentary series following a tight-knit group of Deaf students at Gallaudet University, a renowned private college for the deaf and hard of hearing, in Washington, D.C. As the group of friends navigate the high, lows, and hookups of college life together, their stories offer an unprecedented, unfiltered, and often unexpected...

July 24, 2020

Update on Fall 2020 Semester Plans

Dear students, faculty, and staff: On June 1, President Cordano announced that Gallaudet would start the fall semester with remote learning. Today, we provide more detailed information about our plans. Fall semester: Fully remote We are still in the first phase of a three-phase model. Phase 1 requires primarily remote working, teaching, and learning operations....

June 1, 2020

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