Student Life

The Hugh Downs School of Human Communication encourages its students to get involved on campus and in the community. Participating in a club, group, or philanthropy organization at ASU offers students the opportunity to meet new people, gain leadership experience, participate in community service, and enhance their overall experience at Arizona State University.


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Communication Sciences Laboratory

The Communication Sciences Laboratory at Arizona State University conducts perceptual, behavioral, and physiological research connecting interpersonal communication with mental and physical health. The laboratory is located in room 349 of Stauffer Hall (A wing), on the northwest corner of campus.

Hugh Downs

Hugh DownsThe Hugh Downs School of Human Communication is aptly named for a man with a passion for life-long learning, a commitment to (and appreciation of) the role of communication in human interactions, and an ability to communicate effectively whether with one person or large and diverse groups.

Course Information

The Hugh Downs School of Human Communication offers a wide variety of courses! Use the links below to search for courses.

Research Opportunities

Applications available at Forms or contact the Hugh Downs School office at 480-965-5095 or stop by Stauffer Hall, 412A.

Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society

Welcome to the home of the Alpha Alpha Omicron Chapter of Lambda Pi Eta at Arizona State University!

Lambda Pi Eta is the official communication studies honor society of the National Communication Association (NCA). As a member of the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS), LPH has over 400 active chapters at four-year colleges and universities worldwide.

Communication Graduate Student Association

The purpose of the CGSA is to foster community among graduate students in The Hugh Downs School Interdisciplinary Graduate Program and any other ASU graduate student on any campus interested in the Communication discipline.  The CGSA also promotes interest in the academic, professional, and social well-being of all organizations' members in an effort to prepare for post-graduate school careers.

Association of Human Communication

The Association of Human Communication (AHC) is an undergraduate organization formed by and for communication and business communication majors at Arizona State University. AHC provides students with unique opportunities to explore the growing world of communication by focusing on communication, careers, and community.