Student Organizations

Student Organizations

Outside of class, you can be involved in a wide range of social and recreational activities and organizations. For more information on these student clubs and organizations, contact the Student Success Office at 563.242.4023, ext. 27150. 

See a list of organizations and students who were recognized during the Spring 2015 Awards and Recognition Ceremony, held on April 23.

The following organizations are currently active on the Clinton campus:

Ashford University Activities Board (AUAB)
This organization strives to provide and promote social, cultural, and educational programming and events for the student body.

Ashford Junior-Senior Honor Society
This organization strives to provide and promote social, cultural, and educational programming and events for the student body.

Ashford Student Iowa State Education Association (ASISEA) 
Future teachers join this organization and are offered support by the state and national Student Educators Association. They can access lesson plans, receive a monthly magazine and receive insurance and legal support for when they are in the classroom.

AU Life
Students who represent student needs and wants in regard to the Christian faith join this organization. The club encourages students and provides assistance to its members for accomplishing the visions of their lives.

Campus Pals
Students become mentors for at-risk middle school students, helping with homework and spending time with the kids.

Competitive Edge Gaming Club
Competitive Edge Gaming is a club that influences socializing and gaming. The club encourages friendly competition when playing games. It is for anyone interested in playing any kind of game, from family board games to video games.

Concert Choir
Concert Choir is an auditioned vocal ensemble open to students from all majors. The group performs a wide variety of works and its performing schedule has included concerts, both on and off the Clinton campus.

Delta Alpha Pi Honor Society
Delta Alpha Pi Honor Society recognizes students with disabilities for their academic accomplishments. In addition this honor society facilitates development of skills in leadership, advocacy and education for participating students.

Fine Arts Club (FAC)
A group dedicated to promoting all aspects of fine arts, including graphic design, visual art, dance, music, and theater.

Golden Key International Honour Society
This honour society recognizes academic excellence and encourages scholastic achievement among college students across all academic disciplines. Golden Key is the world's premier collegiate honor society connecting members locally, regionally, and globally with lifetime opportunity, reward, and success.

Hall Council
These organizations are the governing and programming groups for students living in residence halls. These groups exist to improve the residence hall communities and address concerns of residence hall students.

Men of Honor
The group’s overall goal is to empower all men on campus. The objective of this organization is to continually develop character among its members by allowing them to take on leadership roles. More info coming soon!

Mu Sigma Eta
An honor society dedicated to promote interest in math and sciences.

Nerf Club
Nerf Club is a unique organization which aspires to promote student involvement, integrity, service, and entertainment through Nerf and other diverse but related activities. More info coming soon!

Phi Beta Lambda (PBL)
A national organization for students interested in a business career, its members tour businesses, invite business people to chapter meetings, compete in state, regional and national business contests, and become involved in other business-related activities.

Photography Club
A club dedicated to promoting educational information about photography to the student body.

Recreation Programs
Organized recreational sports such as dodge ball, kickball, volleyball, powder puff football, etc. played within a league or tournament format for the sake of having fun and building community. 

Scholars Institute
The Scholars Institute is Ashford University's honors program, through which members have the opportunity to participate in seminar-style, interdisciplinary courses, as well as research projects and internships.

Student Government Association (SGA)
Serving as the representative body of the students, these elected leaders direct student elections, social and cultural activities, and special events. 

Student Service Advisory Board
The Service Advisory Board facilitates the discussion, planning, and action of service opportunities with Ashford students, faculty, and community leaders.

The Clarion
The Clarion is the University's student newspaper. Students participate in all aspects of newspaper production including reporting, writing, editing, layout, photography and management. Any student can apply for a position on the newspaper staff.

Wellness Connections
This organization promotes various aspects of wellness, such as physical, emotional, social, spiritual, intellectual, mental, environmental, and financial health.

Wind Ensemble
This select instrumental ensemble is open to students from all majors.

Women of Color
Students who are interested in creating, developing, and strengthening relationships among women on the Clinton campus join this club. The group is also dedicated to providing support, unity, and education for women.