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.
Ely Center 132
(202) 250-2988 (videophone)(202) 651-5255 (voice)(202) 651-5757 (fax)
Benson Hall is a nine-story building that offers you predominantly double rooms arranged along two U-shaped corridors. There are a few single rooms on each floor. Approximately 32 people live on each floor. Rooms are equipped with beds, dressers, wardrobe closets, desks, chairs, carpeting, and Venetian blinds. Community bathrooms are located in each corridor. Public areas include a large lobby and TV and phone lounges. Benson accommodates 244 residents and is a designated residence hall for first-year students.
The room diagram of a typical room in Benson Hall can be viewed here.
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Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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