Welcome to the Counseling Center!

Here you will find information about the services we offer; how to get started; our scope of services; links to a variety of free screenings and mental health resources; information about our prevention and educational programming; and details about training opportunities (doctoral internship and masters-level training programs). We hope you find the information on this site helpful and informative.

Counseling Center Services
Emergency Information
If You Are Concerned About a Student!
How to Get Started Getting Help
Self Help Resources
Free Screenings and Prevention


Welcome to all Students!

Published May 30, 2015

We are delighted to serve the ASU community. We hope that you will see us as a hospitable resource. We are eager to serve you or help you get established in a satisfactory and healthy lifestyle. Our doors are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday and we are available for emergency consultation after hours and on weekends when classes are in session. We take great pleasure in the quality of our center. You've made a wonderful choice in coming to Appalachian State University. We want you to know it will be our pleasure to serve you. We are wishing you all the best in your time at ASU and beyond. We want to help you flourish during your time here at ASU and in Boone.
Walk-in Hours
Monday - Friday
Mornings               9:00 - 11:00 a.m. (Note: Sign in Begins at 8:30 & Ends at 11:00 a.m.)
Afternoons             1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

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Position Opening for Staff Psychologist / Counselor - Doctorate Level

Published May 29, 2015

Appalachian State University is nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina and offers a challenging academic environment, energetic campus life and breathtaking location. Appalachian combines the best attributes of a small liberal arts college with those of a large research university. Known for its value and affordability, Appalachian enrolls over 18,000 students and offers more than 140 undergraduate and graduate majors. Small classes and close interactions between faculty and students create a strong sense of community, which has become an Appalachian hallmark. Appalachian, located in Boone, N.C., is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.  Read more

Emergency Services

The Counseling Center offers after-hours, on-campus emergency coverage (when school is in session) for trauma and life-threatening situations such as suicide and sexual assault. To activate the system, call the Campus Police Department at (828) 262-2150.

During operating hours, students in crisis can walk in any time.

Survive and Thrive - Suicide Prevention: Information and Training

Contact Us


Physical Address: 
1st Floor, Miles Annas Building
614 Howard Street 
Boone, NC 28608-2044

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 32044
Boone, NC 28608

Phone: 828-262-3180
Fax: 828-262-3182

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m-5:00 p.m

Walk-In Hours:
Monday - Friday:
8:30-11:00 a.m. & 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Find Us On Campus Map

C U Thrive - Online Resources for Students