The American Sign Language Proficiency Interview (ASLPI) is a requirement for admission to this program. The ALSPI is a holistic language proficiency evaluation. Please begin your ASLPI scheduling process on this website:
www.gallaudet.edu/asldes/aslpi/aslpi_scheduling.html. Please do not delay in scheduling your ASLPI because time slots fill up quickly. Depending upon the volume of testing happening,
it can take up to six weeks to get your ASLPI result. Please plan accordingly. If you have any questions about the ASLPI, please send an email to:
Some of your application materials can be submitted by sending them as an e-mail or an email attachment to email@example.com. (You must use the same email address you used when you set up your application account.) It is important that you follow the directions below if you choose to send materials through email.
Each "document" should be sent separately. The subject line of each email MUST be your full name and the kind of document -- for example, "Jane Lawson -- Goals statement" or "Lyman Walker -- ASL YouTube link" ... whatever is appropriate.
Letters of recommendation must be sent from the writer her/himself and must be sent from a verifiable email address: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org. Emails from Yahoo, Comcast, gmail, and other service providers which allow anyone to create an account under any name are not acceptable. If your writer does not have an acceptable email account, his/her letter should be mailed directly to Graduate Admissions.
Transcripts for degree applications must be original documents and should either be mailed directly from your academic institution or provided through a credentials verification service (if your institution subscribes to such a service).
ALL application materials must be sent to the Graduate Admissions Office
1) by email using the email@example.com email address
2) by direct mail to
Graduate Admissions, Kendall Hall 101
800 Florida Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20002.
[Materials should not be sent to the program/department.]