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
Here you will find all the tools you need to complete your application for readmission or a second degree.
All students who withdraw from or is discontinued from the University for any reason must reapply for readmission.
When all required documents have been received, your academic, student life, and student account records will be reviewed. You will be informed in writing of the readmission decision within four weeks. Financial aid forms, registration information (class schedule and course selection forms), housing contract form, and related materials will be sent only to those students who are officially readmitted to the University.
We look forward to your return and are available to assist you with your readmission or second degree procedures. Welcome back!
Readmission packets must be received in the Registrar's Office by the Applications Deadlines in order to be considered for readmission for the terms indicated.
Please submit all necessary documents by the dates listed on the following page. Priority will be given to applications completed before the deadline.
"I chose Gallaudet because there really is no other place like Gallaudet in the world. Gallaudet provides so many students like me opportunities to experience rich personal growth, a stimulating academic environment and success career wise. What better place is there for all of that to happen than Washington, D.C.?"
"I had a challenging experience in a hearing college without interpreters, and I wanted to take advantage of direct teaching interaction between the student and the teacher, as well as opportunities in developing my academic success. I chose chemistry as my major because I want to attend pharmacy school."
"I chose Gallaudet because of the direct communication offered to deaf people and the strong deaf studies program. Also, Gallaudet is like a family to me. I enjoy teaching sign language and want to give back to the deaf community. I want to make sure hearing people learn ASL appropriately."
"I wanted an academic experience that would lead me to a career that was dynamic, challenging and stimulating. Gallaudet's pre-law program exceeds all these expectations. I've learned how to look at situations from numerous perspectives, gained a significant understanding of law, expanded my logical reasoning and critical thinking skills, and acquired a newfound appreciation for politics."
Daqian Dang's passion for mathematics and a desire for a fully accessible collegiate experience brought him halfway around the world to Washington, D.C., to enroll at Gallaudet. His long-term goal is to return to China and use his knowledge in statistics to advocate for services such as videophones, interpreting and scholarships for the Chinese deaf community. "Providing data and statistics for our needs will help buttress our request for essential services and increase accessibility for deaf people in China."
"I chose Gallaudet because I knew this place would help me increase my leadership skills, while enabling me to build networks. I want to be able to invest in the best strategies for deaf children's education and improving their skills in sports so that I can send them off to Gallaudet to become student-athletes. Also, I want to be a role model and inspire deaf children in Mississippi."
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