The best way to learn about Appalachian and what it’s like to live and learn like a Mountaineer is to visit us. Our events give you the opportunity to 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. All events are free for all participants unless otherwise stated.

Visiting campus?

1492711712_technology_mix_-_final-09.pngDownload the Visit Appalachian app! Access the campus map, directions and parking information right from your phone, check what's going on in Boone and on campus, see nearby restaurants and attractions and more. The app has it all!


Year-round visits

First-year students: learn what it’s like to be an Appalachian student – both in and outside of the classroom! The two-hour campus visit includes information about the admissions process and a walking tour of campus.

Register for a campus visit!

Due to space limitations, we may not be able to accommodate all guests for our 15-minute information session. All guests are welcome on the walking tour.

This two-hour visit includes a presentation with representatives from the offices of Admissions and Transfer Services, and a walking tour of the campus led by a student ambassador and transfer mentor. Learn what it's like to be an Appalachian transfer student – both in and outside of the classroom.

Register for a transfer track visit!

Interested in a major in the Beaver College of Health Sciences?

Schedule a visit to tour the innovative classrooms, labs, and clinics in the 203,000 square foot Leon Levine Hall of Health Sciences. 

General building tours last approximately 40-60 minutes. If you are unable to sign up for one of our planned tour times, please consider taking a self-guided tour at your convenience during the week when the building is open.

We are pleased to host your group on campus. Please schedule your tour by submitting the group visit request form at least one month in advance so we can prepare for your visit. Group tours are offered on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

*During the winter months, scheduled group tours are subject to cancellation due to inclement weather. 

The Office of Admissions is excited to host Saturday campus visits. The two-hour visits includes information about the admissions process and a walking tour of campus. Please note, a residence hall will not be shown during your visit but you can take a virtual tour of on-campus housing.

Register for a campus visit!

App Near You

Your admission counselor may be traveling to an area near you! Find your counselor and view the travel schedule, then register! This is a great opportunity to meet your counselor, learn about Appalachian and explore opportunities.

Transfer students, check out our Lunch & Learn opportunities to see if we are coming to your campus.

Fall 2019 visits

African-American Prospective Program (2APP) gives African-American high school juniors and seniors the chance to experience Appalachian first-hand. Throughout the day, you'll have the opportunity to engage with faculty, meet current students and apply for admission at no cost to you! You'll also hear about a special orientation program designed to give students the opportunity to become leaders on Appalachian's campus and within the Multicultural Student Development office. Register now!

Join us for an informative day designed just 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 more!  Come see what it’s like to be a member of the Appalachian community. Register Today!

Are you interested in transferring to Appalachian? Join us for a short, fun and informative session to get you started on the right track for admission to Appalachian State University. Learn why you should become a Mountaineer, when the best time is to apply and details about transfer admission requirements and advising tips. Bring lots of questions – view dates and register soon!

Connect with your admission counselor

Your admission counselor will help guide you through the process of becoming a Mountaineer! Your counselor will be visiting areas near you and will be your point of contact as you navigate through the admission process. Find your counselor!

Self-guided tour


Can't make it for one of our scheduled campus tours?
Download the self-guided tour
to print or use on your phone! The self-guided tour hits the highlights and shares information about different places on campus.  You can also access our virtual tour from anywhere!


  • Assistive listening devices are available upon request.

  • The Office of Admissions has accessible seating options but is not able to provide wheelchairs for personal use. It is recommended that guests with limited mobility work with a medical supply store or pharmacy for short term wheelchair or mobility device options/rentals.

  • Individuals requesting interpreter services should submit their requests at least two weeks prior to their visit to the Office of Disability Resources at 828-262-3056 or

  • Individuals requesting any other reasonable accommodations due to a disability should contact the Office of Disability Resources at 828-262-3056 or


Parking information for your event will be emailed to you in the reminder email you will receive a few days before your visit. Campus parking is complimentary for all Admissions visit programs. Directions to the Office of Admissions can be accessed via Google Maps. The physical address for the Office of Admissions is 287 Rivers Street, John E. Thomas Hall, Boone, NC 28608. 

Can’t make it to campus? Take the virtual tour!