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 a.m. and 5 p.m.  Monday-Friday via phone at (828) 262-3078 or email at

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

Academic Program

Residential College

Virtual Open House

Virtual Open House

Join the Office of Admissions for an informative event designed for high school students and prospective transfer students to learn more about majors and programs, departments in the college, research facilities and becoming a member of the  Appalachian Community.

Cornbread and Tortillas Residency

Cornbread and Tortillas Residency

The Center for Appalachian Studies Presents a Virtual Residency with Cornbread and Tortillas, an Appalachian and Latin Music and Dance Collective.

Vet tech program FAQ

Vet tech program FAQ

App State and Banfield Pet Hospital® have announced a partnership - find the answers to frequently asked questions about the new Vet Tech program.

College News

L to R, top to bottom: Debbie Wellborn, Senior Companion program director; Dr. Amy Dellinger Page, executive director of Appalachian Senior Programs; Tammy Taylor, Foster Grandparent program director; Gloria Roach, Senior Companion program assistant and Sherry Lambert, Foster Grandparent program assistant. Photos by University Communications.

Senior citizen volunteers support fellow local community members through AmeriCorps Seniors programs

Each year, AmeriCorps Seniors engages more than 200,000 older adults in volunteer service programs enriching the lives of volunteers and benefiting th...

Appalachian State University alumna Marisa Sedlak ’14 ’20. Photo submitted

App State alumna Marisa Sedlak is a parks and recreation star

Mountaineer Marisa Sedlak ’14 ’20 is a new parks and recreation star. The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) recently named the two-t...

Caption: SAFE faculty recipient Kendra Souza, senior lecturer and first/second year Spanish coordinator, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures. Photo submitted.

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Kendra Souza

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Kendra Souza Kendra Souza, senior lecturer and first/second year Spanish coordinator, Department of Languages, Literature...

Cashae Cook ’14, who serves as the diversity, inclusion and community engagement officer in the Appalachian Police Department — the official policing agency of Appalachian State University. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Appalachian Police Department’s new diversity, inclusion and community engagement officer promotes positive interactions

As a child, Cashae Cook ’14 said she was always glad to see police officers arrive at her house — because it meant she and her siblings would be s...

The first phase of renovations is complete on Appalachian State University’s Sanford Hall, in which almost every undergraduate Mountaineer has a class during their college career. The final phase of the more than $18 million project will be complete prior to fall semester, when classes will be held in the building once again. Photo by Marie Freeman

Newly renovated Sanford Hall is ready to welcome App State students

Doors opened on the newly renovated Sanford Hall on Appalachian State University’s campus March 25. A small gathering of university leadership, memb...

Appalachian State University’s Office of Research awarded four faculty teams with a 2020 Scholarship of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Grant. These grants support the university’s focus on creating a culture of inclusive excellence. Pictured is an aerial view of the App State campus covered in snow during January. Photo by Marie Freeman

App State awards 4 grants in support of diversity, equity and inclusion research

Appalachian State University’s Office of Research awarded four faculty teams with a 2020 Scholarship of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Gr...

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.