Welcome Home

Check out this year’s Welcome Home Address in person at Elstad Auditorium or virtually!

Gallaudet buildings
The Gallaudet community will celebrate the new academic year with President Roberta J. Cordano’s Welcome Home address, followed by the Bison Fest.

Once the address concludes, in person attendees can enjoy an evening of fun at Bison Fest on the Gallaudet mall and meet peers, faculty, staff and get equipped for the Fall ’23 semester while enjoying games, food, and more!

Be sure to show up and make it a wonderful welcome back to Gallaudet.

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President Bobbi GIF Welcome Home
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Welcome Home Schedule

12:00 p.m. ET | Elstad Auditorium
Elstad Auditorium doors open

12:30 p.m. ET | Elstad Auditorium
Welcome Home Address by President Cordano

4:00-7:00 p.m. ET | Gallaudet Mall
Bison Fest
Bison Fest will have resources, fun activities, food, games where all campus community members will be able to meet and kick off the year right!

Past Welcome Home Addresses by President Cordano