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Blackboard (Bb) Connect Emergency Communications/Alert System

Blackboard (Bb) Connect supports university emergency communications. With this system, you will receive emergency communications at your Gallaudet email address and any additional email addresses, phone numbers, and text numbers. You can set your preferences for receiving emergency messages, using one or all of these...

Public Safety

Resource Type: Safety & Preparedness

Safety Tips

Know your environment. Gallaudet is in a big city. The University and the neighboring community are not isolated from crime. Do not go out alone unless absolutely necessary. Let someone know where you are going and when you will return home. Let that person know...

Public Safety

Resource Type: Safety & Preparedness

On- and off-campus fire safety tips

Who to contact: If the event of a fire, immediately contact the Department of Public Safety (DPS), use the DPS email address, or dial 911 to report the incident. Closest emergency exit: Count the number of doors on your floor to the closest emergency exit....

Public Safety

Resource Type: Safety & Preparedness

Metropolitan Police Department service districts and contacts

The Metropolitan Police Department is the police force serving Washington, D.C. D.C. has seven police districts, with Gallaudet University located within the 5th District. Each district is further divided into Police Service Areas (PSAs). Gallaudet University is in PSA 501, which is bounded by New...

Public Safety

Resource Type: Safety & Preparedness

Emergency Information for Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia

Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency Directory of Agencies and Services Maryland Emergency Management Agency Virginia Department of Emergency Management

Public Safety

Resource Type: Safety & Preparedness

Emergency Preparedness Resources

These resources provide information about personal emergency preparedness: American Red Cross (Disaster preparedness) National Association of the Deaf (Emergency communication systems) National Organization on Disability (Resources for people with disabilities) Federal Agency (Department of Homeland Security) A Guide to Citizen Preparedness (Federal Emergency Management Agency...

Public Safety

Resource Type: Safety & Preparedness

Contact Us

Public Safety

Carlin Hall Basement

(202) 651-5445

(202) 651-5555

Monday
12:00 am-12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 am-12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 am-12:00 am
Thursday
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Friday
12:00 am-12:00 am
Saturday
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Sunday
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