Academics
Areas of Study

Overview

The Academic & Career Success office strives to strengthen programs and services by integrating effective student success practices and evidence-based decision-making.

We are dedicated to providing opportunities and guidance for students, staff, faculty, and administrators to engage as lifelong learners that contribute to their success at Gallaudet and beyond.

We accomplish this by guiding student success, financial aid, academic and career guidance, continuous improvement through assessment and data collection and analyses, proper maintenance of academic records, and compliance with federal and state regulations and accreditation standards.

Departments

Financial Aid
The Financial Aid Office is primarily responsible for providing all information, services, and assembling financial resources available to and needed by students attending Gallaudet University to obtain an undergraduate or graduate degree. Whether it’s through internal resources, private grants, federal and state government funding, or on-campus employment, our financial aid specialists are prepared to provide students with as many aid opportunities as possible.
Office for Career Success
The Office for Career Success empowers students and alumni to develop skills and an understanding of resources to identify, pursue, and achieve their career goals. Career Center advisors work with potential employers, faculty, and staff to ensure successful collaboration with students in finding meaningful and rewarding internships and employment opportunities!
Office for Students with Disabilities
The Office for Students with Disabilities, known as “OSWD," is here to provide qualified students with disabilities the support they need to succeed through equal access to education and academic activities. We approve reasonable accommodations, provide services, and create a welcoming and productive experience that reflects a barrier-free environment, all guided by the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Office of the Registrar
From first experience to graduation, the Registrar's Office at Gallaudet University strives to make the registration experience as smooth as possible. Services provided to students include course enrollment, student record keeping, transferring credits, grading procedures, academic status, graduation.
Student Success
Gallaudet's Student Success programs provide opportunities for students to engage as contributing members of the campus community. Through our workshops and events, students will discover the academic and social skills necessary to succeed during their time at the university, and in a diverse global society.

Meet the Team

Director

Robert Sanchez

Interim Dean, Academic and Career Success

Staff

Jerri Dorminy

Director

Rachel Bass

Student Success Coach

Luis Torres

Manager

Alice Ward

Operations Support Specialist

Olivia Anderson

Peer Mentor

Megan Dukes

Peer Mentor

Tashinalynn Sanders

Peer Mentor

Wilford Troup

Athletic Peer Leader

Jamison Oslund

Associate Student Success Coach

Tiffany Cochran

Peer Mentor

Tramarvious Hosley

Associate Student Success Coach

Ariella Zfati

Student Orientation Coordinator

Diana Tupua

ODCP Peer Mentor

Jasmene Fuller

Peer Mentor

Erisette Cruz

Peer Leader

Adriana Gonzalez

Peer Leader

Natalie Marcello

Peer Mentor

Vershon Carter

Peer Academic and Career Advisor

Courtney Gentzke

Peer Academic and Career Advisor

Kobe Schroeder

JumpStart Peer Leader

Payton DeGraw

Senior Peer Mentor

Riley Schultz

Student Success Coach

Lennette Butler

Peer Leader

Mia Upchurch

Student Success Media Specialist

Kaitlin Cook

Peer Leader

Bridget Metzger

Placement Testing Consultant

Janelle Clemente

Peer Mentor

Veronica Savage

Peer Mentor

Carlos Lim

Communication Specialist

Fiona Casey

Peer Leader

Aaron Laikram

Athletic Peer Mentor

Micah Fields

JumpStart Peer Leader

Courtnina Hocog

Peer Mentor

Support

FAQs

Common Questions
The Math Center is located in Jordan Student Academic Center #2210.
If you’re currently enrolled in a math course, the Math Center is a good place to do your homework. If you have any questions on your homework assignment, a coach will be available to provide a guide. Having your questions answered while you are doing homework will allow you to finish your assignment in less time with less frustration. If you’re having trouble understanding the material that’s being covered in class, our coaches can provide you a quick review of the mathematical concepts. The Math Center is not a substitute for class. If you are studying for a test or exam, Math Center coaches can help you review material and concepts in preparation for your exam.
Math Center Coaches are graduate and undergraduate Gallaudet University students who are majoring in math, education, business, computer science, physics and other fields of study. The Math Center Coordinator, a full-time faculty member, supervises the Math Center.
Once you are in the Math Center, make yourself comfortable at a table. Many students use the lab as a place to do their homework, so it’s not unusual to see students quietly working on their own. If you have a question, don’t hesitate to ask one of our coaches. Even though they sometimes seem preoccupied with other things, our coaches are always ready and willing to help answer your questions. The Math Center is a place where active learning occurs. There are white boards where you can write down math problems and learn how to solve them.
Yes, we do have computers, but we do not have printers. Students are welcome to use these computers as long they are available. The best practice is to save your work often on your own memory storage device (USB).
You are welcome to visit the Math Center anytime during regular operating hours. We encourage students to make the Math Center a regular part of their study routine. This ensures the best environment to ask questions while studying. It also significantly reduces any frantic, last-minute cramming. It’s a place where students can practice and review math skills, ongoing.
The Math Center is a drop-in center for any student taking a math class at Gallaudet University. The primary purpose of the center is to offer an active learning environment which encourages students to become independent learners. Students may use the center to study, practice skills, and work on assignments for classes.
Policies and Information
No, we can’t help answer the questions from graded assignments nor take-home tests. They can identify the mathematical concepts you are learning and help you better understand the material so you can complete your tests and graded assisgnments on your own.
Services and Support
If you’re currently enrolled in a STAMP course, the STAMP Center is a good place to do your homework. If you have any questions on your homework assignment, a coach will be available to assist you. Having your questions answered while you are doing homework allows you to finish your assignment in less time with less frustration. If you’re having trouble understanding the material that’s being covered in class, our coaches can provide a quick review of the mathematical concepts to better understand. The STAMP Center is not a substitute for class. If you are studying for a test or exam, STAMP Center coaches can help you review and understand for your test/exam preparation.
STAMP Center Coaches are graduate and undergraduate Gallaudet University students who are majoring in STAMP, education, business, computer science, physics and other fields of study. The STAMP Center Coordinator, a full-time faculty member, supervises the STAMP Center.
No, we can’t help answer the questions from graded assignments and/or take-home tests.
Yes, we do have computers, but we do not have printers. Students are welcome to use these computers as long they are available. The best practice is to save your work often on your own memory storage device (USB).
You are welcome to visit the STAMP Center anytime it’s open. Why not make the STAMP Center a regular part of your study routine? Then when test/exam comes, you won’t have to do any frantic, last minute cramming; you will already be relaxed and ready for the test. It’s a place where you can practice and review your STAMP skills.
Once you are in the STAMP Center, make yourself comfortable at a table. Many students use the lab as a place to do their homework, so it’s not unusual to see students quietly working on their own. If you have a question, don’t hesitate to ask one of our coaches. Even though they sometimes seem preoccupied with other things, our coaches are always ready and willing to help answer your questions. The STAMP Center is a place where active learning occurs. There are white boards where you can write down STAMP problems and learn how to solve them.

Contact Us

Academic & Career Success

Alice Ward

JSAC 1225

202.568.8807

202.568.8807

(202) 448-7146

Monday
9:00 am-5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am-5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am-5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am-5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am-5:00 pm
Saturday
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