American Sign Language Club (ASL)



The American Sign Language club is an Iowa State University campus organization open to ISU students, faculty, professionals and surrounding community residents. ASL club is for those who are interested in learning about ASL and Deaf Culture, as well as socializing and interacting in ASL with Deaf and Hard of Hearing people.


This organization has no affiliations.

Constitution / Tier

File NewConstitution-ASL.docx
Tier Student Organization - Registered

Membership Information

Student Members 79
ISU Members 3
Non-ISU Members 1
Allowed Members Anyone
Allowed Officers
Membership Qualifications Willing to immerse yourself in the language and culture!
Membership Restrictions
Elections/Selection Spring Semester in early to mid April.
Meetings Socials are 1st Thursday of each month. Events held on every other Thursday Club meetings are 3rd Thursday of each month.

Description of Regular Meetings/Activities

Social - Ames Public Library @ 6:00-8:00pm on the first Thursday of every month! -This event is voice off. We chat in Sign Language with other students and people within the Deaf community. ASL Club at ISU - 6:00-8:00 on the third Thursday of every month. - Club meetings consist of a variety of different planned activities and socializing for everyone! Teaching signs - Carver 118 @ 6-7pm on Feb 9, March 9, and April 13 - This event will be voiced. We teach basic signs such as ABC's, 0-10, basic conversation, animals and food. Each event will teach different themes. Club Events - Carver 124 @ 6:30-8:30pm on Jan 19, Feb. 16, March 23, and April 20 - These events are voice off. We plan different activities and games to help build on skills important for ASL.

Description of Special Events

Deaf Awareness Week