In 1856, Amos Kendall, a postmaster general during two presidential administrations, donated two acres of his estate in northeast Washington, D.C. to establish a school and housing for 12 deaf and six blind students. The following year, Kendall persuaded Congress to incorporate the new school, which was called the Columbia Institution for the Instruction of the Deaf and Dumb and Blind.
The purpose of RSIA's Research Support division is to enhance Gallaudet's intellectual climate through enriching scholarly opportunities on Gallaudet's campus and beyond. Research Support's efforts pertain to Gallaudet's Research Priorities.
The mission of the Gallaudet University Career Center is to assist students in reaching their career goals by integrating liberal education with experience in the marketplace-students are educated and empowered to practice lifelong career management skills, make effective career decisions, and achieve professional success. As part of this mission, the Career Center also works to bridge cultural understanding between the mainstream workforce and the deaf community.
We also handle Visitor Housing for visitors who come to Gallaudet to stay in our residence halls.
Gallaudet University Library's mission is to serve students, faculty, staff, and other researchers from around the world by providing access to research materials and the information literacy skills students will need throughout their lives.
Gallaudet Technology Services (GTS) provides essential resources, end-user training and support for academic and administrative uses of technology at Gallaudet University and the Clerc Center.
Health insurance for regular status employees is offered through the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) program. FEHB offers a variety of health insurance plans, including fee-for-service, HMO, CDHP, and HDHP. The cost is shared by the employee and Gallaudet University.
With more than 1,000 undergraduates and direct communication in at least two languages, you’ll feel welcome and ready to get involved immediately. Play varsity or intramural soccer. Join the Gallaudet Dance Company, ThinkBiz or Sisters of Color. Collaborate on a project with a professor or have lunch together. Hop on the Metro with some friends and explore the nation’s capital.
The Gallaudet University Workout offers classes throughout the year to promote better health for the employees and students!
The Campus Activities office, a unit of Student Affairs and Academic Support, oversees a variety of student organizations including student government, student media, fraternities and sororities, and other organizations for students with similar interests or backgrounds.
Gallaudet University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is a regional accrediting agency that accredits degree-granting colleges and universities in the Middle States region and is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.