• App State is returning to pre-pandemic operations for the Fall 2021 semester, with safety precautions in place. All students, faculty and staff should get vaccinated against COVID-19. Face coverings are required in all indoor campus locations for students, faculty, staff and visitors, regardless of vaccination status. The CDC recommends vaccinated individuals wear face coverings in areas with “substantial” or “high” rates of transmission. Watauga County is currently an area of “substantial” transmission. Read the latest updates.

Message from JJ Brown, Dean of Students

Thursday, February 23, 2012

This message was posted on Facebook on February 10, 2012

The Appalachian Family is always concerned about the health and safety of all of our students, and we are proud of our compassionate community. We have heard your concerns and consider them extremely important. Matters involving student conduct, health and safety are handled through the Dean of Students office.

While we respect and appreciate the care and concern demonstrated by your discussion, please know that as part of our institutional responsibility, we are not permitted to participate in this discussion. If you have concerns to share, you can contact me directly. We encourage our community to engage in discussions that are informed and respectful, and there are many resources available for members of the Appalachian Family who need assistance. You can find out more about these resources by visiting this web site or contacting our office.