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.
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
Gallaudet University follows the requirements of the Family Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (Buckley Amendment) regarding student records. Under this act, all official student records are considered confidential. The act applies to records of anyone who is enrolled as a student or has in the past been enrolled as a student of Gallaudet University or Gallaudet College.
All University officers and personnel must observe the following policies:
3.1. Information from a student's record will be released upon written request of the student.
3.2. Directory information (name, home address, local address, class, year, major, verification of enrollment) may be released to anyone upon request. Students who do not wish this information be made available, may request in writing to have their names removed from the directory. Such requests should be made through the Registrar's Office.
3.3. The University must release official records upon subpoena or court order. The University will attempt to notify the student that the records are being released.
3.4. Auditors inspecting the operations of Gallaudet University offices may inspect student records.
3.5. Information from student records may be release to parents who financially support a student (under IRS regulations).
3.6. Information from student records may be released to individuals or organizations providing financial aid for a student, or evaluating a student's eligibility for financial aid.
Student FERPA Guide (pdf file)
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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