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.
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Make lasting memories and grow in ways you never thought possible.
August 30th to September 6th daily*
We are fully committed to returning to campus for the 2021-2022 academic year and moving forward safely by following public health guidance.
Together, we create our home here at Gallaudet, which is why we truly are Better Together. As we welcome back the community, we will use our newfound knowledge from navigate this challenging year together to become the best community for all. We are united through all our unique identities and experiences and we welcome anyone with an open heart to experience ASL vibrancy and deaf culture, which provides valuable linguistic and social connections and uplifts our well-being, education, and workplace experience.
Through Better Together, we aspire toward unity among our valued people at Gallaudet University. We look forward to welcoming back all students, faculty, and staff during our Welcome Home events!
Full of excitement and fun giveaways for the Gallaudet community, mark these dates on your calendar for Gallaudet University’s campus-wide Welcome Home events! You especially won’t want to miss President Cordano’s annual spirited Welcome Home Address!
LIVE on campus and Streamed LIVE | September 1, 2021 12:30 PM ET
*Activities hosted by various campus organizations
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Noon – 2:00 p.m. ETWelcome Home Stations | Outside of LLRH6
Remembrance Vigil Presentation| Field House
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. ET
Vigil Banner Signing| SAC MPR
NoonBison Walk to Elstad Auditorium | Benson Hall Circle
12:30 p.m. ET President Cordano’s Welcome Home Address and #BetterTogether Activity LIVE on campus and Streamed LIVE
CAPS Cab Service: Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) will be providing campus taxi service for a limited time on Wednesday to students on a first come, first serve basis, called… CAPS CAB! Riders will answer a variety of questions on the way to their destination and be rewarded with prizes and have the opportunity to be featured in a video shared with the community!**CAPS CAB rides will be fully filmed.
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. ET Center for Black Deaf Studies Welcome Reception | GUKCC Ballroom and Patio
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. ETStudent Leadership Organizational Fair | Outside of LLRH6
11:00 a.m. – Noon ETMarketplace Grand Opening! | SAC – Market Place
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. ETEvening social | ELY Patio Place
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. ET
Campus Appreciation Meals: Various areas on campus for all students, faculty, and staff | Outside of LLRH6
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for Halal/Kosher boxes. Vegan/GF options available
9:00 p.m. ET
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET
Student Water Activities | Outside of LLRH6
Nationals Baseball Game (limited tickets available) Please contact email@example.com
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