Supporting the whole self

Student Support

Gallaudet's Student Support is dedicated to your wellness

Your first year of college is an exciting time filled with new experiences and opportunities. Discover the resources available to help you get started as you settle in.
Upon my arrival at Gallaudet University, I knew that I would face multiple experiences, situations, and points of view that would contribute to my learning and growth in life.
David King ’17

Your Health Matters to Us

We seek to enhance the well-being of all students at Gallaudet. So when you’re feeling under the weather or dealing with stress and anxiety, know that you are not alone. The experienced professionals at Gallaudet are here to support and encourage you when you need it. Whether for physical illness, personal counseling, or safety concerns – we’re here for you!

I love Gallaudet because of what they offer, and they care about the students.

Rodney Burford ’22

Shifting from College to Career

Whether it’s your first day of class or you’re approaching graduation, discover potential careers and develop a roadmap with the guidance of Gallaudet career and professional development experts. 

Utilizing the internship opportunities that Gallaudet offers has rewarded me with an experience that will allow me to advance in my future career.
Joshua Sechman, ‘12 & ‘16

Academic Support

Explore our network of support services to help you build your skills as a student and future professional. Visit a tutoring center to get help in a subject, meet with an advisor to make a graduation plan, or discover one-of-a-kind resources from the University Library and Archives.

Gallaudet staff and faculty were always supportive of my academic needs and provided mentoring and resources to help me succeed.
Andrea Vigil, ‘15

World-Class Resources Await You

For more than 150 years, Gallaudet has advanced the education of deaf and hard of hearing students. A significant portion of that success is due to our constant growth and willingness to adopt state-of-the-art technology, accessibility, and accommodation services. From your everyday technology support to Deafspace design and interpretation inside the classroom, you’ll never feel more supported than here at Gallaudet. 

Gallaudet teaches skills for life.
Dr. Barbara Stock

Learn How to Pay for College

Paying for college can feel daunting. That’s why Gallaudet is committed to making education affordable for all of its students. With options like scholarships, grants, loans, and more, we form true partnerships with our students and their families in electing the best financial aid option to meet their needs.

My investment in education at Gallaudet University has had a positive impact on me, and I hope to make a difference for others in my chosen field.
Stephanie Bettencourt ’19

A Community That Welcomes You

We offer programs and services that empower students of all backgrounds and walks of life to achieve academic, career, and personal success. Our commitment to an inclusive campus environment brings us together to celebrate your individuality while treasuring the things that bring us all together.
I realize that the community here has truly supported and enhanced my education.
Kayla Chiofilo

We’re Here For You

You’re one application away from discovering how Gallaudet takes care of its own.