Unless otherwise noted, services are provided free to students actively enrolled at Appalachian.
Schedule a one-time session with a study skills specialist to discuss strategies and study plans on an individual basis.
Consider this weekly support service to aid students with executive function challenges (EFCs), such as organization, planning and setting priorities, getting started and completing tasks, monitoring progress on tasks, and decision-making. An application is required for this program because spaces are limited.
Career Development Center
Develop a career plan with a career counselor, revise and share your resume with employers, sign up for practice interviews, and receive alerts about real interviews.
Career and Major Exploration
Meet with students, graduate students and/or a professional career counselor to explore options for majors and to identify strengths and interests.
Graduate Student Writing Support
Library Research Assistance
Sign up three days in advance for a Research Advisory Program appointment to gain extensive support on research projects. Or use the online chat feature on the library website to ask a quick question of a research librarian: https://library.appstate.edu/
Office of the Dean of Students
The Dean of Students includes Case Management, Student Conduct, the Student Legal Clinic, Off-Campus Community Relations, and Parent and Family Services. The Dean of Students is available to all students and families.
Office of Disability Resources
Students with documented disabilities may qualify for accommodations such as extended time on tests or distraction-reduced testing environments.
Office of Student Success (OSS)
OSS is committed to improving the undergraduate experience for the students of ASU by connecting students to resources, providing Academic Success Workshops, academic coaching, and more. This office can be a good starting place to help you find the right campus resource for you, including the appropriate academic advising office.
Peer Academic Coaching
Sign up for regular weekly appointments with a trained peer tutor to develop study plans and manage deadlines.
Take advantage of a range of possible services from regular weekly tutoring appointments to drop-in help labs.
University Writing Center
Trained peer and professional tutors at the UWC offer one-to-one consultations at all stages of the writing process, from understanding an assignment to proofreading.
Health and Wellness
The counseling center offers brief counseling for individuals (a limited number of sessions), group counseling, resources for eating concerns, and online resources to promote positive mental health outcomes.
M.S. Shook Student Health Services
In addition to clinical services related to preventive care (e.g., influenza vaccination and physical exams) and illness (e.g., common cold), Student Health Services also houses an injury clinic, pharmacy, and a travel health clinic. Clinic visits and many labs are available at no charge. Nominal fees apply in some situations-- https://healthservices.appstate.edu/fees
University Recreation serves Appalachian students by creating access to safe spaces for students to participate in outdoor programs, club sports, intramural sports, group or individual fitness, as well as aquatic activities. Activities and opportunity for engagement occur at the Student Recreation Center, the Quinn Recreation Center, Mt. Mitchell Fitness Center, the State Farm Intramural and Club Sport Fields, and Camp Broadstone.
Wellness and Prevention Services
This program promotes healthy behavior and habits. Some of its services include alcohol and drug counseling, stress management training, nutrition management, sexual health information, and sexual assault prevention.
Apply to qualify for loans and scholarships on campus. Be sure to check out your major department’s website for major-specific scholarship opportunities.
Mountaineer Food Hub and Free Store
Any students who have food or goods needs are invited to visit Appalachian’s food pantry and free store offering non-perishable staples as well as seasonal, local fruits and vegetables as available. The Free Store offers school supplies, home goods, clothing, and more.
Find out more about on-campus and part-time off-campus jobs for students.
Henderson Springs LGBT Center
This Henderson Springs LGBT Center provides resources, support, information, and a welcoming atmosphere for LGBT individuals and their allies.
Staffed by students, the Multicultural Center promotes diversity and inclusion through educational and social programming that is open to all students.
Provides an independent, confidential environment for faculty, staff and students of the Appalachian community to discuss campus-related concerns or problems.
Student Engagement and Leadership
Connect with clubs, organizations, and leadership opportunities that match your interests and/or ambitions.
Student Legal Clinic
Free legal advice, information and referrals provided by a licensed attorney. Services are convenient and confidential.
Find links to housing applications, information about where to request maintenance for your room, where and how to receive packages, and more.
The Student Veteran Services office is committed to the educational success of service-members, veterans, and their dependents.
The Women’s Center is committed to educating the Appalachian community, eliminating gender discrimination, promoting social, economic, and political equity, and empowering women and girls.