2020 Fall Virtual Open House Schedule

October 17, 2020 | 9am-1pm

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. 


9:00am | Admissions Information Sessions

Connect with admission counselors and join a session about applying to App, transferring in, or what to do if you've already been admitted.

  • First Year
  • Admitted
  • Grad School
  • Transfer
  • App State Online
  • Admisiones en Espanol

9:00am-1:00pm | Zoom Lobby Drop-In

Drop-in to a virtual Zoom lobby to chat live and one-on-one with a campus representative.

  • Undergraduate Admissions
  • Online & Transfer Services
  • Financial Aid and Scholarship
  • Undergrad Student Ambassadors
  • Graduate Student Ambassadors
  • The Honors College

10:00am | Academic Adventures

Meet faculty and staff from specific academic departments to learn more about their programs on Zoom. A link to this page will be live on event day.

11:00am-1:00pm | First Look Fair

Click through our one stop shop to learn about academic programs and majors, as well as campus resources. A link to this page will be live on event day.

11:00am-1:00pm | Resource Information Sessions

30 minute sessions with brief presentations and live Q&A on a variety of topics.


GenEd & First Year Seminar

Discuss how General Education classes help prepare students for academic and life success and introduce them to the basic components of the curriculum. This includes First Year Seminar which all incoming first year students will take.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Learn about paying for college, the process of applying for and understanding financial aid and scholarship opportunities at Appalachian. This session will cover current costs of attendance as well as an overview of grants, loans, scholarships, work study and more.

Health Professions Advising

HPA works with students to explore interests, gain meaningful experiences, and effectively execute a holistic plan that advances their informed professional goals. Discover how HPA can help you on your path to a health profession.


Intercultural Student Affairs

ISA provides marginalized and underrepresented students with mentoring, advocacy, and community; as well as learning opportunities for all to develop an appreciation for diversity and different perspectives and enhance self-awareness.

The Honors College

Get a look at a program for the most academically motivated students. The Honors College fosters independent and creative thinking, global engagement, and personal integrity. The Honors curriculum includes topically focused, interdisciplinary, and discussion-based seminars.

Undergraduate Research

Learn more about the variety of resources, to help research become a distinctive feature of your undergraduate experience. App supports and promotes learning through mentored research with faculty and other national and international scholars.


Watuaga Residential College

Students live, share meals, and take classes together in a unique residential college experience. Watauga is a student and faculty community that fosters creativity, thoughtfulness, and civic engagement through experiential, inquiry-based learning both in and out of the classroom.

Education Abroad

Learn how to explore the world through the Office of International Education and Development! Get an overview of global engagement opportunities including study abroad, global research, and outreach.


First Year Student Housing

First-year students are required to live on campus. Learn more about your options, how to apply and roommate selection. Visit housing.appstate.edu at any time to view  photos and videos of each hall!

Transfer Student Housing

Transfer students may request to live on campus (although it is not guaranteed) or look into our many off campus housing options. Join this session to learn more about how to navigate your choices.

11:00am | Student Panel

Get all the unscripted details about App by chatting with current Mountaineers. Choose a discussion for First Year students or Transfers.

12:00pm | Parent Panel

Parents and guardians can chat with parents of current Mountaineers to find out about resources and support across campus.

7:00-10:00pm | Dark Sky Observatory

Drop in at any time during this live session to see Mars, Uranus, Neptune, star clusters, galaxies and more through our telescope cameras.

Register now to get the Zoom link