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If you’d like to explore Gallaudet’s beautiful campus with dozens of your college-bound peers, consider visiting during one of our official Open Houses or university-wide events. It’s the best way to live vicariously through real Gallaudet students!
If you’re unable to attend an open house, schedule a 1:1 campus tour today.
Fall Open House
Sep 29, 2023
Oct 19-22, 2023
Winter Open House
Nov 10, 2023
Conrad BaerAdmissions Counselor
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Avonne Brooker-RutowskiDirector of Admissions
Just under 7 miles, and 13 minutes via car from Gallaudet University, DCA is the closest airport to downtown Washington DC. Visitors can either take a bus, or a taxi, or a subway from DCA to Union Station or NoMa/Gallaudet U Metro Station.
Located 26 miles from Washington, DC in Chantilly, Virginia, Dulles Airport is about a 40-minute drive from downtown Washington, DC. In addition to the newly opened Silver Line train taking you to the heart of DC, there are plenty of shuttles and taxis to transport visitors around the region.
This airport, more commonly known as BWI, is located just south of Baltimore, Maryland, about 30 miles from Gallaudet. The MARC and Amtrak train station nearby offers train service to Union Station, in Washington, D.C. close to campus.
is located under the western end of the main Union Station on the Red Line, where visitors can make connections to Amtrak intercity trains, Virginia Railway Express, and MARC commuter rail trains to Maryland, West Virginia, and the suburbs.
NoMa/Gallaudet Metro Station is an elevated platform station on the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s (WMATA) Metro system. It is in the Red Line network and positioned between Union and Rhode Island Avenue – Brentwood stations. It is just a short, 12-minute walk (0.6 miles) from our campus.
From the parking lot at Union Station to multiple drop-off points on campus, a daily shuttle runs multiple times. Have a look at the schedule that offers free daily service to Union Station for our guests, students, faculty and staff.
In addition to the Metro station, the city’s 09/92 bus lines have a stop right in front of the campus’ main entry.
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