First time in D.C.? Check out our list of IMPT MUSTs things to do in Washington, D.C. IMPT MUST is an American Sign Language (ASL) expression that translates to “You’ve gotta try this!” Join us at these 🔥 spots.Less
Check out the go-to spot of the Gallaudet Neighborhood, Union Market! This bazaar has plentiful options, ranging from breakfast, lunch, dinner, and even includes pop-up shops with local merchandise. Enjoy various treats 🍲🍩🍺🥡☕️ and satisfy your cravings! Right across from the Sixth Street parking garage, it is a ☝️1-minute walk to get there!
Near the intersection of Florida Avenue and H Street, find D.C.'s only 🧏deaf-owned pizzeria 🍕. Mozzeria has a team of deaf and signing employees, chefs, and wait staff. Their wood-fired Neapolitan pizza is divine, and you have to try their ooey gooey Mozz Bar!
This eye-catching mural is a few blocks away from Mozzeria, it is a 🖐5-minute walk away. Grab this photo opportunity with your group, and explore the rest of the H Street Corridor from here!
A staple of D.C., Ben's Chili Bowl will never go out of style. This spot is an expansion of the original location on U Street. Grab some chili dogs 🌭and milkshakes 🥤, fries 🍟, and be sure to take a picture with the bear 🐻 out front!
Want a truly immersive signing experience while getting your cup of joe ☕️? And a croissant 🥐? Look 👀 no further! This Signing Starbucks location has employees that will take your order in ASL and serve it up with a smile. Enjoy art from local deaf artists and the surrounding storefronts on H Street.
The 🚇 NoMA Station is within walking distance from campus, meaning you can truly immerse yourself in city life! 🛑 Stop at Judiciary Square to go to the National Mall 🏛, 🛑 stop at Gallery Place for a tour of Chinatown ⛩, 🛑 stop at Dupont Circle for hip shops and restaurants, just to name a few!
Home to majestic historic buildings 🏛 and the heart of our nation, you must finish your day at the National Mall! You can enter national museums for free 🆓 and take pictures of iconic monuments! Click on "Find out more" to plan your full experience at the National Mall!
After a long day, Union Station is the perfect spot for a free ride back to campus on the Gallaudet University Shuttle Bus 🚌. You can also start your journey here for a quick getaway into the city. While you're here, grab some fast food, drugstore necessities, or even a new outfit!