Frequently Asked Questions

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I was planning to do an international internship during the summer of 2020. Can I still go?
No international internships will be approved until further notice. The Education Abroad team, in consultation with University leadership, will determine...
I applied for an Education Abroad program for summer 2020. Will the program take place?
All Gallaudet Education Abroad programs for summer 2020 are canceled. Students who applied for a program will be notified directly...
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What resources are available for working remotely?
As more employees move into a remote work environment, many find themselves inexperienced in how to go about doing their...
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I’m reading a lot about “social distancing.” What does it mean and why is it important?
Keeping at least six feet between yourself and another person is important to prevent spreading airborne germs such as the...
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Is the University’s Student Health Service prepared to treat students if they become ill?
The Student Health Service (SHS) is prepared to support students if they need medical attention. Students are asked to contact...
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Is Gallaudet taking extra steps to keep campus facilities clean?
The University is conducting more frequent cleaning in common areas and on commonly touched surfaces, including dining and housing spaces....
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I’ve seen many people wearing face masks. Should I do the same?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention does not recommend the use of face masks by people who are well....
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How can we obtain EchoSign forms?
To have a Finance Office form made available via EchoSign, please contact the Finance Office. Staff will be happy to...
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How can we handle budget transactions and emergency/urgent wire transfers?
For questions or concerns regarding budget revisions, wire transfers, or university banking matters (i.e., PNC Bank, Bank of America), please...
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We are concerned about COVID-19 expenses and revenue losses. What should we do?
Concerns about COVID-19 related expenses and revenue losses that you feel have made an impact on your department and division...
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Are there any changes to contracts and purchasing processes?
Purchase requisitions for goods and contracts, Staples account requests, and purchasing account requests via Adobe Sign continue unchanged. Central Receiving...
Is Accounts Payable open?
Accounts Payable is closed. Staff carry on their duties remotely, answering emails and performing accounts payable duties. For check requests...
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