Annual Leave

Paid annual leave provides eligible employees with time off for rest and relaxation and to conduct personal business. Eligible employees earn annual leave, beginning from the first day of employment, according to the following schedule: AMOUNT OF ANNUAL LEAVE EARNED PER 2-WEEK PAY PERIOD NUMBER...

Employee Relations

Employee Relations under Human Resources (HR) provides guidance and information to employees, handling sensitive employment issues related to employee performance, attendance/leave, conduct, development, and needs by providing daily consultative assistance and service to managers/supervisors and employees. Employee Relations also assists with preventing and resolving issues...


Family and Medical Leave Act

INTRODUCTION There are two Family and Medical Leave Acts that apply to employment at Gallaudet University: the D.C. Family and Medical Leave Act and the Federal Family and Medical Leave Act. The Acts are essentially the same (exceptions are noted below) and assure employees job-protected,...


CPT Admission and Application Information

To be eligible for Curricular Practical Training, an F-1 student must meet the following basic requirements: Be in F-1 visa status Be in a degree-seeking program Have completed at least one academic year (nine months) of their program in F-1 visa status Engage in employment...


Gallaudet University and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Form Collaboration

On May 16, Gallaudet University announced it has formed a collaboration with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to increase opportunities for Gallaudet student internships and full time employment at the EPA.Gallaudet University President T. Alan Hurwitz and the EPA's Assistant Administrator for the Office...


Definition of Sexual Harassment

The Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and the District of Columbia regard sexual harassment, a specific form of discriminatory harassment, as an unlawful discriminatory practice. As a result of the U.S. Department of Education’s Final Rule...


Benefits of an Internship

Participating in an internship allows you to gain a better perspective of post graduation employment by applying the principles and theories you've developed in the classroom. This practical application creates an easier transition for you from the classroom to the working world PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT. You...


Additional Resources

Important Links Administrations and Operations Policy #1.13 (Clerc Center) Administrations and Operations Policy #1.27:  Bullying in the Workplace Administrations and Operations Policy #2.28:  Anti-Discrimination Policy and Complaint Procedure Title IX Office Administration and Operations Policy #3.01:  Equal Employment Opportunity The Handbook of the University Faculty...


Long-Term Disability Insurance

Plan Provider: Standard Insurance Company Group Number: 643908-A The University provides long-term disability insurance to all regular status employees. Employees are eligible after 30 days of continuous, active employment. The elimination period is 90 days from the onset of the disability. Long-term disability insurance provides...

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