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International Special Student Program Application Instructions
Thank you for considering an application to the International Special Student (ISS) program. This truly unique study opportunity is for people from outside the United States who are interested in attending Gallaudet for up to one year.
To apply, please read through and follow the steps for admission below, including the instructions on how to complete the application and accompanying forms. It is important that you read all directions carefully.
After completing the application, be sure to include financial certification forms and the $100 application fee. You will need to provide documents that demonstrate proof of adequate financial resources for your stay at Gallaudet. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations require these for an international student applicant to obtain a student visa.
We welcome your application, and we are available to assist you through the process. Please contact us if you have any questions.
We need the following items to consider you for admission to the ISS program at Gallaudet University. Please carefully review each section to be sure that you have included every document. Your application cannot be reviewed until all items on the list are received. We recommend that you make a photocopy of your application forms, documents, and essays for your records.
All academic records and supporting documents must be official. If only one original is available, a copy that has been attested to or certified by the institution may be submitted. If an original document is not in English, a certified, literal English translation must accompany the original.
Deadline: A completed ISS Application Form and supporting documents must be received by April 1 for enrollment in the fall semester (starts in August) and October 1 for enrollment in the spring semester (starts in January). Our academic calendars are online.
Please go to the ISSP Certification of Finances page for financial instructions and forms. The form and related documents are required along with your application.
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