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JumpStart: American Sign Language
JumpStart: ASL is an American Sign Language (ASL) immersion program for students new to the Deaf community and American Sign Language.
Students participating JumpStart: ASL have an opportunity to learn and develop their sign language skills within a community of peers prior to the start of the fall semester.
Not only do students immerse themselves into ASL; they also become familiar with the Deaf culture and community, learn about various campus resources, and explore their new home in Washington, D.C.
JumpStart: ASL is the beginning of a journey that will provide students with the skills to integrate into the intellectual, cultural, and social climate of the university.
For further inquires, please contact us.
Director Student Success
Jerri Lyn Dorminy
Gallaudet University, chartered in 1864, is a private university for deaf and hard of hearing students.
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