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Undergraduate Admissions answers questions, guides students to the right resources, and helps prospective students apply to Gallaudet University. We are the first point of contact and gateway for students beginning their college careers.

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Maguire Welcome Center
The Maguire Welcome Center is a state-of-the-art, multimedia-enhanced welcome center that serves as a gateway to the Gallaudet University for thousands of visitors annually, including prospective students and their families. Our Center's construction was supported by generous donations from the Maguire Foundation, Philadelphia Insurance Companies,...
Youth Programs
We proudly sponsor educational experiences and coordinate events that provide support and services to youth and their families. Our Youth Programs include: Academic Bowl Battle of the Books National Literary Competition Summer Youth Camps Youth Debate Bowl In providing these programs, we are creating a...


Charge Ahead Dual Enrollment (CADE)
CADE is a dual enrollment program that offers deaf, deafblind, and hard of hearing high school students the chance to earn college credit while still in high school. The program allows students to take Gallaudet University courses with their high school teachers on their high...
Online Degree
Students who have started a bachelor’s degree program may be eligible for Gallaudet’s online degree completion program. Students in online degree programs are not required to come to campus. Currently, online degrees are offered for two major field tracks: Deaf Studies and Psychology.

Meet the Team

Derrick Williams

Admissions and Recruitment Systems Manager

Pia Marie Paulone

Enrollment Communications Coordinator

Yunguang Zheng

Enrollment Data Specialist

Allison Gibbons

Dual Enrollment Manager

Avonne Brooker-Rutowski

Director, Undergraduate Admissions

Rodney Burford

Admissions Counselor

Chanel Bonheyo

Manager, Youth Programs



Campus Life Questions
Everything! As a diverse community and bilingual university, we work to ensure that student organizations, athletic teams, performance opportunities, campus events, academic opportunities and student services are accessible with direct, visual communication. Gallaudet brings together deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing students, faculty, and staff to create one of the most vibrant campus communities in the world.
Common Questions
Gallaudet is a global community, home to more than 1,000 undergraduate and 500 graduate students from across the United States and worldwide. Half of our undergraduates identify themselves as part of a traditionally underrepresented group in higher education. We welcome and celebrate all types of diverse perspectives.
Services and Support
We have a Math Center and English Center. We also offer study help, learning resources, and tutoring assistance through our Tutorial and Instructional Programs.
The Career Center and each academic department offer extensive internship opportunities. The Career Center holds job fairs and actively works to develop connections with employers, both in the United States and internationally. We offer pre-law, pre-medicine and pre-MBA programs, as well as assistance with graduate school admissions through each academic department.
I got in! Now what?
Our General Studies core courses will introduce you to many different fields and prepare you with the critical thinking and problem-solving skills you need for any profession or graduate study. Gallaudet academic and career advisors will also work with you to help you explore your strengths and career options.
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