New Student Orientation: Get Ready for Gallaudet!

Get ready to make friends and to make the most of Gallaudet!

Students, professors and staff are here to welcome you to campus, whether your first day is for an athletic pre-season, a pre-orientation program or New Student Orientation.

Find out everything you need to know about Gallaudet and enjoy great trips around Washington, D.C. Current students will serve as your orientation leaders, resident advisors in your residence hall and peer mentors. They will help you build friendships and have a successful first year.

Pre-orientation Dates
Pre-orientation is required for Honors and international students.

New Student Orientation Schedule
NSO is required for all new undergraduate students.

Arrival Information

Events at NSO

During NSO, you will participate in welcome week activities; meet academic advisors, faculty and administrators; and become familiar with campus culture and services.

All first-year, transfer and international students must take placement tests in English and mathematics. We strongly encourage that you take those tests online before arriving for NSO. If you are not able to take the placement tests until you arrive on campus, you may take them during NSO. These tests are required, as the scores on the tests help your academic advisor schedule appropriate classes for your first semester.

Contact

For more information or answers to additional questions, contact orientation.programs@gallaudet.edu.