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.
Charles Reilly, Ph.D.Executive Director
(202) 250-2294 (videophone)(202) 651-5150 (voice)(800) 451-8834 (voice)(202) 651-5746 (fax)Email
Where to Stay
Kellogg Conference Hotel - A four-star hotel located on Gallaudet's campus.
Visitor Housing at a residence hall - A less expensive option that will give you a first-hand taste of campus life.
Other hotels nearby - A list of accommodations in Washington, D.C. that are close to the Gallaudet campus.
What to Do
American Sign Language Interpreted Events around DC
Other ideas for activities in and around DC
Where to Eat
Campus Dining - Various campus cafeterias and cafes that feature locally grown food and diverse menus.
Union Market - An indoor farmer's market and restaurant hub across the street from Gallaudet's 8th St Garage. Open Tuesdays-Sundays.
Union Station - Not only is this beautiful building a tourist destination in itself -- it also serves as a transportation hub for local buses and the DC Metro (WMATA), commuter trains (MARC and VRE) and inter-city buses (e.g., Megabus, Greyhound). Union Station features many restaurants and a shopping plaza. As a bonus, the Gallaudet shuttle will take you directly there.
H St Corridor - This stretch of H. St NE is only a few blocks away from Gallaudet, and is one of DC's most exciting up and coming areas. Here you will find restaurants, shopping, and nightlife to fit any taste.
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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