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
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The U.S. Social Security program is designed for individuals who work and live in the United States. The social security number (SSN) has become an identification number routinely used by banks, phone companies, rental agencies, and other institutions. The Social Security Administration (SSA) advises companies that they should not use the SSN for client identification purposes.
Effective October 13, 2004, the Social Security Administration will NOT assign a Social Security number to any F-1 student UNLESS the student has one of the following:
F-1 students must submit to the Social Security Administration (SSA) a completed Form SS-5, an Application for a Social Security Card, and the following documents:
NOTE: The letter verifying employment CANNOT come from the DSO. The only exception to this rule is if the DSO is hiring the F-1 student.
Social Security Administration Locations:
Postal Plaza Shopping Center 1905-B 9th Street NEWashington, DC 20018 (across from Brentwood Post Office) Hours: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday
2100 M Street NWWashington, DC 20037 (between N New Hampshire Ave & N 21st St) Nearest Metro stations are Dupont Circle (red line) and Foggy Bottom (blue line) Hours: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday - Friday
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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