indianapolis american sign language and deaf studies
American Sign Language & Deaf Studies - Interpreter Preparation is an intensive two-year program designed to prepare students to pursue a baccalaureate degree in American Sign Language & Deaf Studies interpreting or provide for a foundation in careers that serve deaf individuals.
Welcome to American Sign Language & Deaf Studies
The American Sign Language & Deaf Studies - Interpreter Preparation Program is located on the campus of the indiana school for the deaf in Indianapolis. Faculty are Deaf, native signers who have taken intensive training in teaching ASL & Deaf Studies.
the curriculum provides for full immersion into asl deaf studies through learning-centered instruction both inside and outside the classroom. the unique location allows for involvement and collaboration with deaf students and the vibrant deaf community of indianapolis.
find out if a career in american sign language and deaf studies - interpreter preparation is right for you!
virtual tour: (video source 2018 - 2019)
about asl and deaf studies - interpreter preparation
Vincennes University is the only public university in the state of Indiana to offer an academic program in American Sign Language & Deaf Studies - Interpreter Preparation (ASL and Deaf Studies). Established in 1990, the VU course curriculum provides:
- learning-centered instruction both inside and outside the classroom
- application and practice to acquire and use asl and deaf studies - interpreter preparation
- involvement and collaboration with students of the local deaf community
strengths and opportunities
ASL and Deaf Studies - Interpreter Preparation faculty are deaf, native signers who have taken intensive training in teaching American Sign Language & Deaf Studies - Interpreter Preparation. The vibrant deaf community of Indianapolis provides ASL and Deaf Studies - Interpreter Preparation students with varied opportunities to meet and interact with deaf individuals at sporting events, senior centers, workshops, church events, and numerous other types of activities within the community.
the vu advantage
successful graduates will have earned an associate’s degree in asl and deaf studies - interpreter preparation and will be fully qualified to work side by side with deaf individuals, work in careers that come in contact with the deaf persons, or take with them a strong foundation of asl and deaf studies - interpreter preparation and pursue a bachelors degree in interpreting, education, or other fields of study.
transferability: most vu students transfer into interpreter programs, earning a bachelor’s degree. they may also choose to study social work, law, and a wide range of other careers where deaf people are served.
flexible scheduling: vu offers flexible scheduling through classes provided at times that are convenient for you. morning, afternoon, evening, and online classes are available.
intimate class setting: A limited number of dorm rooms are available for those who are full-time students. Each apartment consists of a living room, two private bedrooms, and a bathroom located within the VU ASL & Deaf Studies - Interpreter Preparation Department Building on the campus of the indiana school for the deaf.
meet our faculty
vu scholarship foundation/how to apply
awards and scholarships
the most popular form of support is the development of scholarships. with almost 600 existing scholarship and department funds, the foundation may already have a program that matches your career goals or investment niche.
remember to complete your free application for federal student aid [fafsa] each year fafsa apply
we use a general scholarship application for most scholarships
start your application for scholarships here
view or download as pdf:
- blackboard and goreact tutorials (View online & Print)
- 2021 spring semester class offerings (View online & Print)
- academic scholarship info sheet (View online & Print)
- academic calendar for 2020-2021 (View online & Print)
- American Sign Language & Deaf Studies Handbook 2020-2021 (View online & Print)
- asl and deaf studies- interpreter preparation curriculum mask 2020-2021 (View online & Print)
- how to apply (View online & Print)
- asl library books and videos (View online & Print)
- vu asl and deaf studies- interpreter preparation program course registration (View online & Print)
- getting started (View online & Print)
- myvu username and password (View online & Print)
- indiana school for the deaf: //www.deafhoosiers.com
- isd athletics: //www.isdorioles.com/new/
- indiana association of the deaf://www.iadhoosiers.org
- subscribe to idn500: //www.iadhoosiers.org/indydeafnews/
- tutoring and proctoring: //my.vinu.edu/web/distance-education/learning-unlimited
thank you for your interest in volunteering at the indiana school for the deaf (isd). we are always excited to have new volunteers join our team. all volunteers are required to be 18 years or older. state of indiana policy requires volunteers to have a criminal history check every three years. if you are unsure if your previous background check is still valid please contact us.
your volunteer application can be emailed to mary rice (email@example.com), mailed to mary rice at indiana school for the deaf, alumni building, room 117, 1200 east 42nd street, indianapolis, in 46205-2099 or brought to her office. you may also contact ms. rice by calling 317-550-4853.
deaf hoosier co-ed bowling league
starting at 6:00 pm
strike force lanes
1539 w main s, greenfield, in 46140
bonnie conner, firstname.lastname@example.org
10:00am - 2:00pm
castleton mall food court
greater indianapolis deaf club
tuesdays - gidc social day
10:00am - 4:00pm
vu students - $3.00