Dear Newly Accepted International Students:

Congratulations on your acceptance to Gallaudet University! You are now part of a rich and diverse student body of 200 international students representing 54 countries.

You are beginning an exciting phase of your life, and Gallaudet is pleased that you have chosen us to further your education. Gallaudet also realizes that attending a university in the United States may be a new and very different experience for many of our international students.

In order to help ease the transition, Gallaudet’s International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) is here to help you by providing information and services that will help you succeed academically, and to foster understanding about life on campus and the United States in general. Additionally, ISSS offers assistance regarding visas and other related immigration issues.

Please find below a guide with information that will be very useful to you.

General Information
I-20 Form Information
SEVIS Fee Information
Student Visa Information
Port of Entry

Student Financial Services Information
New Upfront Payment Information

Transfer Students (from other U.S. Universities)
F-1 Transfer-In

International Student Orientation

We wish you the very best throughout your college years, and look forward to meeting you and learning more about you when you arrive at Gallaudet. Travel safe, and we will see you soon! 


Mona Blanchette McCubbin, PDSO

Manager, ISSS