What is University Communications?

The role of Gallaudet's Office of University Communications is to communicate the University's strategic messages to its key constituencies, which include the campus community (faculty, staff, and students at the University and the Clerc Center), prospective students and their parents, alumni, donors, members of Congress, the Washington, D.C. business community, the media, and deaf and hard of hearing people throughout the nation. The Office of University Communications consists of three departments: Marketing and Creative Services, Media Relations, and Video Services. To request service from these departments, please visit our Forms page.

Media Relations

Media Relations serves as a liaison between members of the media and campus constituents. The department provides strategic planning to place positive stories from the university community into key media markets, responds to requests from the media, and assists campus administrators, faculty, staff, and students with coordinating media requests and with interview training.

Video Services

Video Services is responsible for all internal web and television-based media. The Video Services department assists in providing professional services in developing professional video projects. and works in concert with academic departments and administrative units. Video Services also handles the filming and broadcast of major campus events, such as Commencement, the Welcome Home and State of the University presidential addresses, and other community gatherings. They support University Communications by filming and broadcasting academic symposiums, student and alumni success stories, video montages for promotional purposes, advertising content for social media, and vlogs for members of the community.

To request video services, please email videoservices.requests@gallaudet.edu.

Requesting Service

To request service from the Office of University Communications, please visit our Forms page.

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