Spring 2021 Commencement

Friday, May 7, 2021 - 11:00am to Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 5:00am

Holmes Convocation Center

Note: Times are being updated so click on the link before for up-to-date information.

Commencement signifies one of the most important achievements of our graduates’ lifetime. App State will hold in-person commencement over the course of several days, to allow for the greatest possible participation and maximize health and safety of all participants. Additionally, we will make a virtual conferring of degrees available for those who prefer a virtual option.

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Spring 2021 Virtual Open House

Saturday, April 24, 2021 - 9:00am to 2:00pm

Virtual Event

Join us for an informative day designed for high school students and prospective transfer students. Meet our faculty, tour campus, and learn more about majors and programs, scholarships, financial aid, the admissions process and what it’s like to be a member of the Appalachian Community.

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Earth Day Community Expo

Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Virtual Event

Interested in ways to get involved with sustainability and climate justice on campus? Join us on Earth Day for a virtual expo, highlighting the dozens of campus groups involved with sustainability at App State. You can jump from one group's Zoom to the other with all of your questions about how to get involved.

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De-Stress Fest

Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

Sanford Mall

De-Stress Fest is held each semester to help students manage their stress and be successful in the classroom, on campus, off campus and in their own space. Please join the events and learn techniques, strategies and resources that help you de-stress.

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Tree Campus USA - Tree Planting

Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 12:30pm to 3:00pm

by King Street

Volunteer to clean up the ASU Natural Area and help dig, plant, mulch, and stake trees by King St. Each fall and spring campus community members plant trees as part of our Tree Campus USA recertification efforts.

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Annual Blood Drive

Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 9:00am to 7:00pm

Holmes Convocation Center

Our 1000-point Homecoming blood drive has been split into two this year due to COVID-19, with one event occuring in the fall 2020 and one in the spring 2021. The Homecoming Blood Drive is one of the largest single-day, single-site blood drives in the nation. Appalachian & the Community Together (ACT) and the American Red Cross (ARC) depend on our students to donate blood, organize, plan, promote, and facilitate this life-saving event.

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Walls-Up Build Week

Monday, April 19, 2021 - 2:15pm to Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 2:15pm

It's Walls Up for Sheila's home! Gather a team and join App Builds a Home (ABAH) in the Peacock parking Lot to build the walls for Sheila's home. We will be accepting teams of 4-5 volunteers. ABAH is a campuswide initiative to build Habitat homes for local families in need, with App State students, faculty and staff working together to design, fund and build the homes.

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Vaccine Clinic

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Holmes Convocation Center

Upcoming Vaccine Clinics:

Free COVID-19 vaccine clinic(s) open to everyone in North Carolina ages 18 and over:
Thursday, April 15
10 a.m. - Noon.
Holmes Convocation Center

Register for an App State vaccine clinic

App State’s Community Vaccine Clinics are open to everyone in North Carolina ages 18 and over.

Appointments are required. App State clinics use an online scheduling tool. Choose your preferred appointment time and complete the registration form. You will receive a confirmation email once you have successfully completed your registration.

There is no charge for the vaccine, nor do you need to provide any insurance information.

Additional clinics will be scheduled as vaccine allotments are provided. Please check this page regularly for the latest information.

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Spring 2021 Faculty and Staff Meeting

Friday, February 5, 2021 - 1:15pm

Dear Campus Colleagues,

The Spring 2021 Faculty and Staff Meeting is scheduled for Friday, February 5, 2021 at 2:00 p.m.

You can view the livestream of the meeting at this link:

The agenda is as follows:

Interim Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Heather Norris
Welcome and introduction of Chancellor
Chancellor Sheri Everts
University update
Budget update from Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs Paul Forte
Faculty Senate Chair Michael Behrent
Faculty Senate report
Staff Senate Chair Kelli Wilson
Staff Senate report
2020 Faculty and Staff Award Recognitions

Thank you,

Heather H. Norris, Ph.D.
Interim Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor
Appalachian State University
B.B. Dougherty
Boone, NC 28608

COVID-19 surveillance testing for students, faculty and staff

Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm


The university is offering free COVID-19 tests for App State students, faculty and staff at “pop-up” testing events. Both walk-up and drive-up testing will be available. No appointments required; however, you will be asked to show your AppCard.

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