The Appalachian State University campus is currently operating under SPECIAL conditions.

Coronavirus information

The university remains open, with emergency management protocols activated and operational modifications and precautions in place to support social distancing. In-person instruction has transitioned to a system of alternative course delivery. View the latest information on the App State Coronavirus Information website. Read the latest update posted 4/6/2020 at 5:20 p.m.

Read the Student Affairs Covid-19 Response. Updated March 31, 2020 at 9:20 a.m.

Additional Services



  • AppState Counseling Center: (828) 262-3180
  • OASIS: Opposing Abuse with Service, Information, and Shelter: OASIS or (828) 262-5035
  • RAINN: An online support for victims of sexual assault or incest: RAINN
  • Watauga Emergency Room: (828) 262-4100
  • AppState police: (828) 262-8000
  • National Sexual Assault Hotline 1(800) 656-HOPE (4673)

Help is Available

It may benefit you to talk to someone at the Counseling Center. Stop by during our Initial Consultation hours, Monday through Friday: 8:30-11:00 a.m. & 1:00-4:00 p.m. or call (828) 262-3180, and we can talk with you about your concerns. You may also learn more by checking out our other links or completing an online screening.

Crisis Services

If you or another AppState student is experiencing suicidal and/or homicidal thoughts or experiencing trauma in regard to a sexual assault, you may contact us after hours by calling the Counseling Center at (828) 262-3180 and select the option to speak with the counselor on call.

For more information about sexual assault

For more information about the Sexual Assault Services on the Appalachian Campus

Emergency Services

The Counseling Center offers after-hours emergency coverage for urgent mental health concerns such as suicidal thoughts, sexual assault, and other trauma.  Call the Counseling Center at 828-262-3180 and select the option to speak with the counselor on-call.

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

Prevent Suicide Block