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
Chosen Name -- Students who have not completed a legal name change may request to have a "chosen name" used. A Change of Name form must be submitted to the Registrar's Office. GTS then will be informed to update email addresses to reflect the chosen name.
Legal Name -- Students' legal name as indicated on documents such as social security number card, birth certificates, driver's license, marriage certificate, passports or court order. Students requesting a legal name change must submit a copy of SSN card indicating the new legal name along with the Change of Name form.
Chosen names will be reflected in BISON, grade rosters, and class rosters.
Only legal names will be reflected on official transcripts and diplomas.
Please submit the Demographic Information Change Form to the Registrar's Office.
For further information and/or resources, please visit the Trans@Gallaudet page.
Legal name change and gender marker requests can be submitted via the Human Resources Office.
Chosen name requests for emails and BISON/Blackboard logins can be submitted via the Helpdesk.
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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Spring 2021 – Dec 12Fall 2021 – May 15