Outside of class, you can be involved in a wide range of social and recreational activities and organizations. The following organizations are currently active on campus:
This student-led group promotes interest in anime and the Japanese culture.
Ashford Junior-Senior Honor Society
Recognizes and encourages scholarship among juniors and seniors at the University.
Ashford University Pre-Law Society
Club members will be provided with essential information relative to law school, including how to utilize law resources and effectively network with legal professionals. Members will also receive assistance in law school admission processes.
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 Cheerleading helps to cheer on Ashford University's Saints' athletic teams and to promote school spirit during other events..
This is a dance mentor program that is open to all Ashford Students.
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.
Students become mentors for at-risk middle school students, helping with homework and spending time with the kids.
Competitive Edge Gamers Club
A group of students whose mission is to promote an interest in competitive video gaming. Info coming soon!
Closer to God (C2G)
Students in this group want to have greater knowledge of the Bible and a chance to grow closer to God.
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 campus.
Environmental Club Association
Ashford University's Environmental Club Association is a group of students dedicated to conservation of the environment. Its members work with other organizations in the Clinton community to provide people with opportunities to improve environmental quality.
Fine Arts Club
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.
This organization is the governing body of the University's resident students and exists to improve the sense of community among the students living in the residence halls. Hall Council officers are elected in the spring semester and representatives from each floor are appointed early in the fall.
Inspirational Gospel Choir
This performance choir focuses on gospel music and is open to all majors.
International Student Organization (ISO)
The ISO was established to bring students from different cultural backgrounds together to promote diversity, providing fellowship among students and faculty.
This group plays organized recreational sports such as dodge ball, kickball, powder puff football, volleyball, etc.
Latin American Student Organization (L.A.S.O.)
A group that promotes activism and advocacy, this organization raises awareness about Latin American issues and organizes events that provide information about the cultural richness of Latin America.
Mu Sigma Eta
An honor society dedicated to promote interest in math and sciences.
Phi Beta Lambda
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.
A club dedicated to promoting educational information about photography to the student body. Info coming soon!
Ping Pong Association (P.P.A.)
This group of students wants to advance ping-pong playing at Ashford University.
This club serves students who are interested in the field of psychology by providing information about community service, volunteer services, related employment, and graduate school.
Saints Media Production
This group is for students who are interested in learning and developing media production.
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.
Students who Support, Embrace, Educate, and form a Network for the LGBTQA (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, allies) community.
Sigma Tau Delta
An honor society dedicated to promoting interest in literature and education. Info coming soon!
The Student Ambassadors are an integral part of the Admissions staff and a vital link between the prospective student and the University. Members promote the University by conducting tours, hosting overnight visitors and helping Admissions staff with special on-campus events.
Student Government Association
Serving as the representative body of the students, these elected leaders direct student elections, social and cultural activities, and special events.
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.
This organization promotes various aspects of wellness, such as physical, emotional, social, spiritual, intellectual, mental, environmental, and financial health.
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 campus join this club. The group is also dedicated to providing support, unity, and education for women.