• App State has returned to pre-pandemic operations for the Fall 2021 semester, with safety precautions in place. There are no current plans to move in-person classes online. 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. Read the latest updates

Safety Tips

If you need help for yourself or a friend

  • Appalachian Police Department: 8000 (from a campus phone)
  • 828-262-8000 (from any other phone)
  • All other emergencies: 911(9-911 from a campus phone)
  • Counseling & Psychological Services: 828-262-3180
  • National Sexual Assault Hotline: 800-656-HOPE (4673)

Believe someone who discloses a sexual assault, abusive relationship, or experience with stalking or cyberstalking. Additional resources and information may be found at these websites: