Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Gallaudet University continues to monitor the worldwide COVID-19 (2019 novel coronavirus) outbreak. This website contain essential information for all campus audiences.

If you have any questions, please email coronavirus@gallaudet.edu.
This email account is monitored by members of the COVID-19 response team.

If you need technology support, please contact the IT Service Desk.

Gallaudet 24/7
COVID-19 Call Center

We are here to help 24/7, in both ASL and English.
(202) 779-9662 videophone
(202) 651-5555 text/voice
coronavirus@gallaudet.edu
All information will be kept confidential.

Remote Support

Transitioning to remote education is a significant adjustment for everyone in our community.
We are committed to providing support.

For Faculty

Teach Remotely

For Students

Learning Remotely

For Staff

Work Remotely

For Supervisors

Manage Remotely

If you suspect you have respiratory symptoms consistent with the flu or COVID-19, please contact Student Health Service (SHS) at (202) 651-5090 (voice), or shs@gallaudet.edu before going in person.

April 5, 2020

Gallaudet University is continuing to closely monitor the coronavirus (COVID–19) situation

In addition to the policies and guidance below, please note that further guidance for specific programs and areas is being developed and will be distributed throughout the week and/or posted on this website.

Gallaudet University is continuing to closely monitor the coronavirus (COVID–19) situation, and we are in regular contact with local and state health officials. We are also monitoring the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and relevant authorities closely.

No one in the Gallaudet community has tested positive for COVID-19. We are working closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and with DC Health, the District of Columbia health agency. We are following all CDC protocols for patients, and for any staff and medical students who may have been impacted. Your health and safety is our top priority.

Please know this is a very fluid, fast-moving situation, and information is being updated daily, and sometimes hourly. We are prepared to take all the proper precautions to protect our community and make sure everyone feels safe. In response to the continued spread of COVID-19, we are enacting new policies and practices based on the concept of social distancing. The goal is to decrease the number of situations that require community members to gather in large groups and to minimize the time spent in close proximity with each other.

COVID-19 Bison and Clerc Aid Fund #BISONAID #CLERCAID

Your support will help us ensure that all our students have a chance to be safe and healthy, and to continue the pursuit of their education.

Text BISONAID to 91999
or donate here.
Text CLERCAID to 41444
or donate here.

Resources & Links

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