Consortia Programs (3) at Gallaudet University
Gallaudet University participates in the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metro Area (CUWMA), the Consortium of Online Colleges and Universities (OCICU), UFSI - Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina in Brazil* as a Consortium cross-registration and study abroad exchange program.
*SPECIAL APPLICATION PROCESS AND RESTRICTIONS APPLY – Special cross-registration and preparations with program parent departments.
Consortia Programs Overview
CUWMA Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metro Area
Gallaudet University is a participating member of this metro Washington, DC area higher education Consortium program. This program provides the opportunity for students enrolled in eligible degree programs at one Consortium member institution to register for a course at another member institution – dramatically increasing the number of available course options. Restrictions to programs and courses apply. Refer to the Registrar’s Office web link.
General Uses of the CUWMA Consortia Program
- Augment/enhance a student's degree program
- Challenge a student visiting another school with different class structure/environment
- Broaden their college experience if doing well overall at Gallaudet
This program is open to eligible Gallaudet University degree-seeking students – refer to full program information and powerpoint guides are found at the Registrar’s Office web link.
o Be a full-time active degree-seeking student at Gallaudet University
o Be in good academic standing (GPA of 3.0 is required)
o Have good campus and financial standing
o Undergraduates must be at least a second-semester freshman.
o Graduate master students must meet the 50/50% policy (50% of course load credits must be taken at Gallaudet) - - Graduate doctoral students may register up to a 40% maximum of their program credits
All policies for the home and host institutions are adhered to with regard to cross-registration requirements, restrictions and exclusions. CUWMA authorization forms for UG/G students available at the Registrar’s web link as well as in the Registrar’s Office.
OCICU Online Consortium of Independent Colleges & Universities - GU is a participating member of OCICU. Both undergraduate and graduate* level online courses are offered by other accredited consortium member colleges and universities.
OCICU courses are offered in an accelerated format, usually five or eight weeks long. Students register for OCICU courses, pay tuition, and receive grades through GU just as they would any other courses at GU. *Some graduate-level courses are available to graduate career students. Module dates are varied and OCICU institutions adhere to deadline dates for all request submissions, actions and participation etc. Students are cautioned to submit all requests with a month or more advance to the course session start date to allow time for the host institution to provide any special servicing with regard to their courses. This program is open to eligible degree-seeking students – refer to full program information.
Undergraduate students must have a 2.5 GPA and may request one course without special permission from their program dean. Graduate students must be in good academic standing.
*Limited Graduate level courses are available to graduate career students
All policies for the home and host institutions are adhered to. OCICU authorization forms for students available at the Registrar’s web link as well as in the Registrar’s Office.
Questions – Contact Registrar's Consortia Program Coordinator.
Gallaudet Online Degree Completion Program - - OCICU online courses can be used for degree completion. Questions - Contact/Email the ODCP Program Director.
UFSC - Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina in Brazil - Study Abroad – This program allows for Consortium benefits for a student during an academic semester.
This Consortia program is not always available.