Contact details for CAS & CASSH offices at this time

The College of Arts and Sciences remains dedicated to supporting the campus population. We are actively practicing social distancing, which means we remain open for business but we are limiting the number of students, faculty and staff on campus. At this time, we are currently working to provide assistance virtually or by phone. If you need to contact the Office of the Dean, please do so between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. via phone at (828) 262-3078 or email at cas@appstate.edu. For the College Advising and Support Services Hub (CASSH) Office, casadvising@appstate.edu or (828) 262-3076.  (Updated 3/19/20)

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The College of Arts & Sciences at Appalachian State University is home to 16 academic departments, one academic program, two centers and one residential college spanning the humanities and the social, mathematical and natural sciences. The college is dedicated to providing instruction and research essential to the University's mission and seeks to cultivate the habits of inquiry, learning and service among all its constituents.

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App State’s Fulbright scholars foster international connections despite global pandemic

App State’s Fulbright scholars foster international connections despite global pandemic

BOONE, N.C. — Many of Appalachian State University’s 2019–20 Fulbright scholars were overseas when the COVID-19 pandemic began, requir...

Winners of David Hodgin English Award Announced

Winners of David Hodgin English Award Announced

We are pleased to announce the winners of the inaugural David Hodgin English Award, which this year called for works that addressed the impact th...

SAFE Grant Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Ellen Lamont

SAFE Grant Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Ellen Lamont, Sociology

Dr. Ellen LamontAssistant Professor, Honors CoordinatorStudent and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) fund recipientProject:“The Mating Game: Courtship ...

A plume of dust coming from the Sahara Desert to the U.S. — the largest of its kind in more than five decades — will produce unusually colorful sunrises and sunsets in the High Country. Shown here is a view from Valle Crucis of the sun setting over Beech Mountain June 25. The colors in the sunset provide a preview of the sunscapes to come this weekend, weather permitting. Photo by Marie Freeman

App State researchers to study dust plume as it settles over Boone

A sweeping plume of dust — traveling 5,000 miles from the Sahara Desert to the U.S. — will offer an unexpected bright spot for the High Country, a...

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List of Spring Graduates Now Available Online

Appalachian State University has released the list of 2,411 undergraduate students and 341 graduate students that received degrees ...

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Tyler Harris '20, Biochemistry and Cell/Molecular Biology

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Tyler Harris '20, Biochemistry and Cell/Molecular Biology

Tyler Harris was an undergraduate student from Raleigh, N.C.Student and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) fund recipient Project: “Oxidative Stress and...