Accepted Students: Important Dates and Items Required to Enroll at Gallaudet

For a complete listing of dates and required items, please see the Enrollment Information brochure that is mailed to all accepted students.

 Item  Date
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) available online at
Recommended to file by April 30
May take up to 4 weeks to process
January 1
Complete Gallaudet’s placement tests online Spring/Summer
Undergraduate Open Houses March 7
April 4
Medical History Form and proof of immunizations due June 1
Course selection and registration begins for Fall 2016 semester June 1
Enrollment forms and $200 deposit priority deadline
The Enrollment Information brochure has more details
May 1
Priority filing date for FAFSA and IFAA financial aid forms June 1
JumpStart ASL Immersion Program (optional)
JumpStart Family Orientation, July 25
July 24–August 24
Final, official transcripts due August 1
Pre-orientation sessions
Students with disabilities, August 21-23
International students, August 21-24
Honors Program students, August 22-24
Fall sports athletes—pre-season begins:
        Football, August 12
         Cross Country, TBA
         Men's Soccer, August 18
         Women's Soccer, August 19
         Women's Volleyball, August 19
Begin mid August
New Student Orientation
Family Orientation, August 24-25
August 24-27
Classes begin August 29