Distance Opportunities for Interpreter Training Center


We are excited to announce:

The UNC DO IT Center has become the academic
Department of American Sign Language & Interpreting Studies!


As we begin the fall 2016 semester, we are excited to welcome the new Department of American Sign Language & Interpreting Studies (ASLIS) Director, Dr. Barbara Garrett.  Dr. Garrett earned her Ph.D. in Intercultural Education, with emphases in Anthropology & Linguistics, from Biola University in California.  Her dissertation research, an ethnography entitled, Learning to be Deaf, took her into the Deaf Culture to explore this question based on members’ experiences and perspectives.  Dr. Garrett is in the process of relocating from Missouri with her family.  While the learning curve is anticipated to be steep, Dr. Garrett is enthusiastically embracing the new ASLIS opportunities at the University of Northern Colorado. 


The ASLIS department has offically started offerring the new minor in ASL Studies, both on campus and online, as well as adding the ASL-English Interpretation BA program on the UNC Greeley campus.

Congratulations to our 2016 Honor Students!

Click on each student's name to read more about them.


Welcome to the Department of American Sign Language & Interpreting Studies

We are delighted you stopped by the University of Northern Colorado Department of ASL & Interpreting Studies. The ASLIS houses a number of programs that are built around American Sign Language studies opportunities. Select the program of interest from the left menu, hope to see you in our classes!

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