Scholars Day Agenda
While a portion of our Scholars Day willi involve interviewing for merit-based scholarships, throughout the day we will offer a variety of other activities to showcase Appalachian State University throughout the day. Take advantage of the information sessions, campus tours, residence hall tours, and the Departmental information tables.Booths Open for Questions During Morning Sessions
Leadership & Involvement: At Appalachian, we believe it’s not a matter of “if” you’ll be called to lead, but “when.” We’ll make sure you’re ready, regardless of your future career. Learn about the amazing opportunities to develop marketable skills in leadership and communication.
Undergraduate Research: Students who understand how discoveries are made in their chosen fields are well-prepared to address the challenges of the future. osr.appstate.edu/
The Honors College at Appalachian: The Honors College at Appalachian is an excellent choice for those students with plans that include international fellowships, graduate education, and careers that will shape the future.
Service Learning: Service-learning is a progressive way of teaching that intentionally links an academic course with the needs of local non-profit agencies. Visit the Service-Learning website to learn more about programs and opportunities. act.appstate.edu/sl-cbr-assist.
School of Music: Meet students participating in the Marching Band at Appalachian State University
Housing: Learn about the various residential learning communities and housing options on campus at Appalachian State University.
Financial Aid/Scholarships: The Office of Student Financial Aid seeks to remove financial barriers to education for those who are unable to meet college costs and to assist students and families in securing the financial resources necessary to attend college. Sit in on a session with one of our Financial Aid counselors. The session will also cover general scholarship information and the relationship of scholarships to the financial aid process.
Student Life Panel (for students): Get the real scoop on campus life at Appalachian. Ask current students about professors, the academic experience and expectations, roommates, clubs and organizations, Boone’s Social scene, and more.
Student Life Panel (for parents): Come prepared to ask all the questions your student would be embarrassed for you to ask in a joint student/parent question. Find out about classes, social life, safety, and how students chose Appalachian State University at this student panel for parents only.
Departmental Information Tours: Faculty and current students will offer panel sessions, presentations, and/or tours of academic colleges on campus.
Campus Tours and Residence Hall Tour: Experience the beauty of campus and its mountain environment first hand with a walking tour led by an Appalachian Student Ambassador. This 45 minute walking tour will include academic buildings, a typical residence hall room, and provide general campus information.