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.  Monday-Friday via phone at (828) 262-3078 or email at cas@appstate.edu.

If you need to contact the College Advising and Support Services Hub (CASSH), please do so between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday via phone at (828) 262-3076 or email casadvising@appstate.edu.

Inaugural Mountain Studies Lecture Series

Inaugural Mountain Studies Lecture Series

We are going virtual on Nov. 10, 2020 at 7 p.m. Anyone is invited! Don't miss this event about National Geographic's first of a series of Perpetual Planet Expeditions. Hear from members of the Biology, Meterology and Mapping teams including faculty members from the college that were on site to install the world's highest operating automated weather station.

Photo by Mark Fisher, National Geographic.

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Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences 2019-20 Outstanding Alumni award winner Carlton Paylor ’96, current Director of Person County Department of Social Services. Photo submitted.

College of Arts and Sciences announces Outstanding Alumni Carlton Paylor

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Fall Scholarship Writing Competition: Poetry and Creative Prose, graphic image.

Fall Scholarship Writing Competition: Poetry and Creative Prose

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Claire Brown, Physics and Astronomy. Photo submitted

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Claire Brown, Physics and Astronomy

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Dr. Kim Hall, professor of philosophy in Appalachian’s Department of Philosophy and Religion. Photo submitted.

App State professor promotes inclusivity within the field of philosophy

Dr. Kim Q. Hall, Appalachian State University professor of Philosophy, will serve as Co-Chair of the Philosophy in an Inclusive Key Summer Instit...

Appalachian State University’s Zoe Huffines, from Holly Springs, is a senior majoring in management and minoring in both sustainable business and experiential, integrative learning. After she graduates in May 2021, she plans to pursue a master’s degree in higher education at App State. Photo by Marie Freeman

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Appalachian State University Wellness Ambassadors Melina Tirrell (sophomore social work major from Pineville), center, and Jessica Phillips (sophomore finance and banking major from Charlotte), far right, hand out face coverings and coupons for good behavior to their peers. Each student, faculty and staff member were provided with three face coverings at the beginning of the fall semester. Photo by Chase Reynolds

App State students use peer-to-peer efforts to help slow the spread of COVID-19

Appalachian State University students are emphasizing healthy behaviors to their peers through a number of student-led initiatives to help limit the s...

Grading System Changes

Grading System Changes

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About the College

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.