Overview of Consortia Programs at Gallaudet University

Gallaudet University participates in the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metro Area (CUWMA), the Consortium of Online Colleges and Universities (OCICU), UFSI - Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina in Brazil* as a Consortium cross registration and study abroad exchange program.

*SPECIAL APPLICATION PROCESS AND RESTRICTIONS APPLY - Special cross registration and preparations with program parent departments.

Consortia Programs Quick Reference

CUWMA Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metro Area

Gallaudet University is a participating member of this local Washington, DC area higher education Consortium program. This program provides the opportunity for students enrolled in eligible degree programs at one Consortium member institution to register for a course at another member institution – dramatically increasing the number of available course options. Restrictions to programs and courses apply. Refer to the Registrar’s Office web link for complete Consortium information.

  • General Uses of the CUWMA Consortia Program
  • Augment/enhance a student's degree program
  • Challenge a student visiting another school with different class structure/environment

Broaden their college experience if doing well overall at Gallaudet

This program is open to eligible degree seeking students – refer to full program information.

All policies for the home and host institution are adhered to. CUWMA authorization forms for UG/G students available at the Registrar’s web link as well as in the Registrar’s Office. Questions – Contact Registrar's Consortium Coordinator.

OCICU Online Consortium of Independent Colleges & Universities - GU is a participating member of OCICU. Both undergraduate and graduate* level online courses are offered by other accredited consortium member colleges and universities.

OCICU courses are offered in an accelerated format, usually five or eight weeks long. Students register for OCICU courses, pay tuition, and receive grades through GU just as they would any other courses at GU. *Some graduate level courses are available to graduate career students.

This program is open to eligible degree seeking students – refer to full program information.

*Limited Graduate level courses are available to graduate career students

All policies for the home and host institution are adhered to. OCICU authorization forms for students available at the Registrar’s web link as well as in the Registrar’s Office. Questions – Contact Registrar's Consortium Coordinator.

OCICU Authorization Form. Contact Registrar's Consortia Coordinator.

Gallaudet Online Degree Completion Program - - OCICU online courses can be used for degree completion. Questions - Contact/Email the ODCP Program Director.

UFSC - Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina in Brazil Study Abroad – This program allows for Consortium benefits for a student during an academic semester.

This Consortia program is not always available. Contact ITP Department Chair & Consortium Coordinator in the Registrar's Office