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How ISS and IVS Applications Are Handled
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The Office of International Affairs (OIA) is the intended first point of contact for people from around the world who seek to study or do research at Gallaudet on a non-degree basis. People who seek to become special students are handled through the International Special Student Program (ISS), while researchers, specialists, and other short-term scholars fall under the International Visiting Research Program (IVS). A program that provides special support to selected international visitors to the Gallaudet campus is described in another document.
Given the University’s Strategic Goal A to grow enrollment, and Goal E to make Gallaudet the epicenter of research and outreach for deaf and hard of hearing people worldwide, the University should be closely engaged with qualified individuals living in other nations who are interested in Gallaudet. That is, Gallaudet should seek to ensure an approach that is responsive and sensitive to the interests of those from other nations who seek to study here, and in being resourceful in creating plans of study that benefit them and our campus.
Major operational changes in the handling of the ISS and IVS programs include:
**Please note that ISS and IVS applications are valid for up to one year from date of submission.
International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)
Gallaudet University, chartered in 1864, is a private university for deaf and hard of hearing students.
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