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Student Resources

AppState Emergency

The Emergency Preparedness (opens in a new tab) site and programs are all a service of the Appalachian State University Office of Environmental Health, Safety and Emergency Management (EHS&EM).

Counseling Center

The Counseling and Psychological Services Center (opens in a new tab) supports the mission of Appalachian State University and the Division of Student Affairs in the academic, vocational, emotional, social and cultural development of students. The goal of the Counseling & Psychological Services Center is to assist the University community in maximizing the personal growth and development of its members.

M.S. Shook Student Health Service

The M. S. Shook Student Health Service (opens in a new tab) is a primary care ambulatory campus health clinic helping meet the needs of Appalachian State University students.

Academic Advising Center

The Academic Advising Center (opens in a new tab) will challenge and support students who have not yet declared a major in the identification and achievement of their educational goals, as well as in their development as independent thinkers and learners.

Grievance & Appeal Policies

Appalachian State University provides several means by which student complaints and grievances (opens in a new tab) may be addressed. Concerns should be expressed as soon as possible after the event occurs; some of the procedures have specific deadlines for filing grievances or complaints.

AppState Alert

AppState-ALERT (opens in a new tab) is the Appalachian State University 24/7 emergency messaging system. Using a combination of text messaging, voice messaging, the siren warning system, email and web technologies, AppState-ALERT is designed to provide Appalachian students, faculty and staff members with timely information in the event of a campus emergency.

Office of Disability Resources

The Office of Disability Resources (ODR) (opens in a new tab) and the Office of Equity, Diversity and Compliance (opens in a new tab) strive to ensure that the dignity of students, employees and campus visitors is upheld where equal access to education and employment is guaranteed, respectful treatment is assured, and and appreciation of differences is fostered for all members of the university community.

Student Learning Center

Through individual and small group  instruction, the Student Learning Center (opens in a new tab) helps students develop integrative thinking skills, interdependence, and self-authorship so that they may become lifelong learners and contribute in a positive way to their communities and to this region. In particular, the Learning Assistance Program provides academic services to students who face unique challenges, such as student athletes, first-generation students, low- income students, non-traditional students and students with disabilities.