Honor Societies

Honor Societies

Your hard work and achievement deserve to be recognized. Ashford University values academic excellence and is proud to support honor societies. Feel the pride and sense of belonging that comes from membership in an exclusive group of students.

Your success at Ashford can earn you an invitation to join one of our distinct honor societies below.

Online and Clinton campus:

Golden Key International Honour Society 
This international organization recognizes academic excellence and encourages scholastic achievement among college students across all disciplines.

SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society 
This association is for academically outstanding student veterans and military. Membership is by invitation only.

Online only:

Alpha Sigma Lambda
This honor society celebrates the scholarship and leadership of online students in higher education.

Phi Theta Kappa 
Phi Theta Kappa is the International Honor Society of the two-year college / Associate's degree-granting institution, recognizing academic achievement and providing opportunities for individual growth and development through honors, leadership, service, and fellowship programs.

Clinton campus only:

Ashford Junior-Senior Honor Society
This student organization recognizes and encourages scholarship among juniors and seniors at Ashford’s campus in Clinton, Iowa.

Mu Sigma Eta
Mu Sigma Eta is a Clinton campus group composed of honor students from the fields of biology, chemistry and mathematics. The organization promotes the scientific development of its members. Admission is by faculty invitation.

Scholars Institute
The Scholars Institute is Ashford's Clinton campus honors program, through which members can participate in seminar-style, interdisciplinary classes, research projects, and internships.

Sigma Tau Delta
Sigma Tau Delta is an international English honor society of which Ashford hosts the Alpha Sigma Psi chapter – one of more than 800 international chapters. Info coming soon!