The Office of International Affairs (OIA) strives to fulfill Gallaudet University’s mission to create a “Global Gallaudet” that positively impacts the quality of life for the full spectrum of Deaf identities worldwide.

Learn more about the OIA’s goals.

Learn more about the OIA Brochure.


Internationalization (IZN) Lab

The IZN Lab is part of a mentor-led learning community focused on positioning Gallaudet University as a globally oriented and internationally connected institution. Along with the American Council of Education, this group develops the strategic vision for aligning Gallaudet’s policies and programs to ensure Gallaudet...


International Relations

International Relations (IR) advances Gallaudet’s standing as the key source for improving life for a full spectrum of global deaf identities in the following ways: Teaming with University constituents to assess worldwide opportunities and to facilitate mutually beneficial cooperative agreements with foreign entities, using a cross-campus committee...

Education Abroad and International Fellowships

Gallaudet’s Education Abroad and International Fellowships Office supports all students who wish to take classes, conduct research, or complete internships outside the United States. The office designs programs tailored to the unique needs and interests of the Gallaudet community while helping students find international experiences...

International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)

ISSS eases international students and scholars’ transition to Gallaudet and ensures their equal access to learning and all campus activities and services, including immigration support, in the following ways:  Ensuring that students, and the University, are in compliance with U.S. immigration laws. Providing them with...

Meet the Team

Charles Reilly

Executive Director, International Affairs

Jarvis Grindstaff

International Student Success Coordinator

Todd Byrd

Senior International Writer

Rowena Winiarczyk

Manager, Operations

Danilo Torres

Senior Communications and Dissemination Strategist

Alim Chandani

International Relations Manager

B Nzyuko

Immigration Compliance Coordinator

Mona McCubbin

International Student and Scholar Services Manager

Fiona Grugan

Education Abroad Manager

Franklin Torres

Faculty Administrator for Global Learning


Contact Us

Office of International Affairs

Building 103

(202) 250-2294

(202) 651-5150

(202) 803-7546

9:00 am-5:00 pm
9:00 am-5:00 pm
9:00 am-5:00 pm
9:00 am-5:00 pm
9:00 am-5:00 pm

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