Gallaudet University

Gallaudet University is a liberal arts university, located in Washington, D.C. It is the only university for the deaf in the world, where it provides programs and services for the deaf and some hearing students in bilingual communication (ASL and written English). American Sign Language (ASL) is employed campus-wide.

The university is named after Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet (1787-1851) who was one of the fathers of deaf education in America.

Campus history

Gallaudet University has full of fascinating stories and amazing legacies, including the iconic clock tower.

Dr. Gertrude Galloway tells some of her personal, rich stories of her days at Gallaudet University.

More information

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