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
Before you leave the United States, you must do the following:
If you know that your visa has expired or will expire on the date you plan to re-enter the U.S., please set up an appointment with an ISSS Specialist to have it renewed. You must bring the following documents:
Note: If you are a J-visa student and your DS-2019 was issued by another entity, such as the Institute of International Education (IIE), you must contact the responsible Officer whose information appears on your DS-2019 document to get a new one.
An important note to F-1 students who have applied for OPT and who wish to travel:
If you have applied for OPT and have not yet received the EAD card from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), you should be aware that leaving the U.S. before your OPT application has been processed may be considered by USCIS to be abandonment of your application. Also, if you try to re-enter the U.S. without your I-20 signed for travel within the last six months, or do not have your EAD card to show as proof that authorization has been granted, you may be denied entry. You may wish to speak with an International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) Advisor before proceeding with any travel plans.
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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