The Appalachian State University campus is currently operating under SPECIAL conditions.
The university remains open, with emergency management protocols activated and operational modifications and precautions in place to support social distancing. In-person instruction has transitioned to a system of alternative course delivery. View the latest information on the App State Coronavirus Information website. Read the latest update posted 3/28/2020 at 8:02 p.m.
Posted 12:17pm, March 19, 2020. Updated 8:02pm on March 28, 2020.
Office of the Dean of Students Hours of Operation
We are modeling social distancing in the Office of the Dean of Students, which requires an adjustment to our normal staffing pattern. Beginning Monday, March 23rd, we will have a limited number of in-person staff from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday. We request that you first try to conduct any business via phone or Zoom before coming to the office. We will be available virtually during business hours.
Click on the link above to access emergency information related to campus safety. The emergency preparedness sites and emergency preparedness programs are all a service of the Appalachian State University Office of Environmental Health, Safety and Emergency Management (EHS&EM).
The Counseling and Psychological Services Center 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 Center is to assist the University community in maximizing the personal growth and development of its members.
The Mary S. Shook Student Health Service is a primary care ambulatory campus health clinic helping meet the needs of Appalachian State University students.
Academic Advising 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.
Appalachian State University provides several means by which student complaints and grievances 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 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.
The Office of Disability Services (ODS) and the Office of Equity, Diversity and Compliance strive to ensure that the dignity of students, employees and campus visitors is upheldwhen equal access to education and employment is guaranteed, respectful treatment is assured, and anappreciation of differences is fostered for all members of the university community.
Through individual and small group instruction, we help 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.