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Registrar:Elice Patterson Chapel Hall 101(202) 250-2446 (videophone) (not currently available)(202) 651-5393 (voice) (not currently available)(202) 651-5182 (fax) (not currently available)
Virtual Hours:Monday-Friday8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Elice Patterson, RegistrarVP: 202-684-9973
Laurie Miskovsky, Associate RegistrarVP: 202-559-5681
Ericka Brown, Academic and Classroom Scheduling CoordinatorVP: 202-250-2198
Laura Willey-Saunders, Transfer/Articulation Coordinator and LOA/WDVP: 202-618-6829
Kai Gagnon, Curriculum, Catalog, Graduate Programs & Assessment CoordinatorVP: 202-250-2319
Kristinn Bjarnason, Records and Registration Functional/Technical AnalystVP: 202-793-5443
Verifications can be used for insurance companies, scholarships, military identification cards, prospective employment, student housing, and all other services that require proof of being enrolled at Gallaudet University.
Your signed request for an official certification will be completed upon request in a timely manner. Please note that if there is a form provided to you by a third party - in most cases it is advisable if returned directly to the requestor. Certifications can be used for insurance companies, scholarships, military identification cards, prospective employment, student housing, and all other services that require proof of being enrolled at Gallaudet University. Enrollment status is contingent upon current matriculated active status with a course schedule on record and a student's business registration being completed for 'registered' status with Gallaudet University.
Gallaudet Registrar's Office Letterhead Proof of Enrollment
Current students who need Gallaudet University Registrar's Office letterhead proof of enrollment for insurance companies, employers, etc. may come or submit a certification request to the Registrar's Office in person, by mail or by facsimile.
Mail: Registrar's OfficeGallaudet University800 Florida Avenue NEWashington, DC 20002-3695
Campus Office Location:Chapel Hall 101Days: Monday - Friday - Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.Phone: 202-651-5182VP: 202-250-2446FAX: 202:651-5182
Degree Verifications OR Current Enrollment Certifications:
Gallaudet University has authorized the National Student Clearinghouse to provide current enrollment and degree verifications/certifications on its behalf (* regarding degree verifications for academic years after 1999). Third party certification/verification requests (i.e. employers, institutions, lenders or other organizations) seeking to verify the degrees* or enrollment of current or former students should contact The National Student Clearinghouse at:
National Student Clearinghouse Degree & Enrollment VerificationsMain Web: http://www.studentclearinghouse.org/ or http://www.mystudentcenter.org/
For Businesses ONLY: USE www.degreeverify.org to begin using the National Student Clearinghouse database.
National Student Clearinghouse13454 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 300Herndon, VA 20171
Email Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
National Student Clearinghouse Current Enrollment Verification
Email Contact: email@example.com
Information Regarding Student Loan Deferments
Most enrolled students receive automatic deferments. If, however, you receive a deferment form from your lender or loan servicer, contact the lender and tell them to get your enrollment information from the National Student Clearinghouse. If you still believe a paper deferment form needs to be processed, submit the form to the Registrar's Office, where it will be forwarded to the Clearinghouse for processing according to their requirements. Check the list of participating lenders and servicers to see if your lending organization offers paperless deferment. If you wish your information limited in this process - please see the Registrar's Office Certification Official to discuss your needs. In some cases the official cover page for Gallaudet University - Registrar's Office will be attached to the document/form for you to submit.
If you are still enrolled and receive a collection letter, contact your lender or loan servicer to verify that your deferment has been processed. If it has not, contact the Clearinghouse at 703-742-4200 and ask to speak to a Student Service Representative. The representative will verify your deferment information and, if you are being threatened with default, intervene on your behalf with your lender/servicer to ensure your deferment is processed on a priority basis.
Current student enrollment is reported automatically to the National Student Clearinghouse for loan deferment purposes. Most lenders, guarantors, and loan servicers provide paperless deferments based on enrollment data reported to them by the Clearinghouse. If contacting a lender about a deferment, tell them to get your enrollment information from the National Student Clearinghouse. A Verification Supplemental Page (printable PDF document) that provides additional information for all third party requestors. This supplemental page will be submitted with the enrollment verifications and degree certifications submitted to the Registrar's Office as needed.
You may download our Supplemental Information Page to use with your lender guarantor or other providers.
Certification Supplemental Information Cover Document
For Employers and Educational Institutions
The National Student Clearinghouse is the University's authorized certifying agent to provide degree* and enrollment verifications for credentialing firms, prospective employers, and other third party requestors. For assistance verifying a degree or enrollment, please contact 703-742-4200 during customer service hours: Mon-Thu, 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Fri, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET or at one of the e-mail addresses below. *Degree verifications for all academic years after 1999 through most recent degree award periods. Students that have deferred their degree award should contact the Registrar's Office for guidance.
NOTICE: Only academic information is officially certified by Gallaudet University policy standards. Students are only required to submit proof of personal proprietary information and/or changes if they intend to request a name, gender or SSN change on records. All information is freely provider by students as university applicants (without notarized or authentic official documents or proof of name, DOB , SSN, address etc.).
BISON Student Self Service -
Students that may need for their personal information or to have a semester enrollment log they can show a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, Academic Advisor, various campus business offices proof of enrollment may use the 'Student Self Service' for enrollment certification of a current term or full enrollment history.
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