Areas of Study

University Communications

University Communications strategically plans and executes internal and external messages and stories. Beyond students and faculty, our University Communications reach prospective students and their parents, alumni, donors, members of Congress, the Washington, D.C. business community, media outlets, and deaf and hard of hearing people throughout...


Join us we celebrate the classes of in a virtual commencement celebration! Commencement COMMENCEMENT PROGRAM BOOK University Honors Graduate Commencement Ceremony Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony is the most important event and once-in-a-lifetime memory for Gallaudet University’s graduates as well as their families and friends. It...

History & Traditions

Cultural influence & milestones, Centuries in the making History & Traditions Signed. Sealed. Chartered. In 1864, Gallaudet University became federally funded when President Abraham Lincoln signed the charter bill into law, leading to our first commencement in 1869–whose attendees included none other than President Ulysses...

University Wide Events

Events University Wide Events Explore University Wide Events Welcome to Gallaudet University, the world’s only bilingual University for Deaf, Hard of Hearing, DeafBlind, DeafDisabled students and more in the world. As the world’s only university designed for deaf and hard of hearing students ++, Gallaudet...

Parent & Families Guide

Preparing Your student—and yourself—for Gallaudet Parent & Families Guide New and Current Family Resources As a parent or family member, you play a pivotal role in the success of your student. We understand that choosing the right college has a significant impact on a students’...

Apple Distinguished School 2022-2025

Apple Distinguished School 2022–2025 Gallaudet University Apple-Based Innovation The Gallaudet Promise Gallaudet University is pleased to be recognized as an Apple Distinguished School for 2022-2025 for our lasting impact on the global community of deaf, heard of hearing, and deaf blind people. Gallaudet Promise is...


Apple CEO Tim Cook to Deliver Gallaudet University’s 152nd Commencement Address

Student Commencement Speaker Molly Feanny Makes Official Announcement on Twitter with Apple CEO Washington, DC, April 16, 2022 – Gallaudet University announced today that Apple CEO Tim Cook will deliver the university’s commencement address on Friday, May 13, 2022, at the school’s Washington, D.C. campus....


Commencement 2022

Approximately 420 students – 220 undergraduate and 200 graduate – are expected to receive their degrees at Gallaudet’s 152nd Commencement on Friday, May 13 in the Field House. This will be the first face-to-face Commencement since 2019, and the first time that there have been...


Commencement 2012

On Friday, May 11, Gallaudet University celebrated its 143rd Commencement.


Commencement to be held May 15

Gallaudet University will hold its 140th Commencement on Friday, May 15 beginning at 1:30 p.m. in the Field House. The procession of graduates begins at 1:15.

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