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

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A poster for the “Gender, Sex and Violence” online lecture by Stefanie Schueler-Springorum. Graphic submitted.

Berlin Center Director Speaks on Gender, Sex and Violence in Nazi Germany

Thursday, March 18, 202111:15 a.m-1 p.m.In cooperation with the Southeast German Studies Consortium, the Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studie...

Dr. Andy Heckert, far left, enjoys the progress his students are making on a 2014 dig in the Triassic of Arizona as part of his field course known as the “Triassic Trip.” Students seated on the ground are, from left to right, Devin Hoffman ’17, now a Ph.D. candidate in geosciences at Virginia Tech; Chelsea Vaughn ’16, a sergeant in the U.S. Army; and Mathew Sandefur ’16, a geologist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service. Standing in back is dig site volunteer Scott

Revealing Earth’s story through the geologic record

Dr. Andy Heckert has more than 25 years of experience as a practicing paleontologist, and he shares his passion for fossils with Appalachian State Uni...

CAS Zoomers Continue Spring 2021 - Session 2 of 3 with Dr. Jessica Martell  and Dr. Zackary Vernon.

CAS Zoomer - Contested Cuisines: Southern and Appalachian Foodways

In the midst of a global pandemic, the College of Arts and Sciences started a virtual zoom series to engage with Appalachian alumni and friends. We ar...

Laura Johnston ’99, ’19 in Alberta, Canada while on a trip partially funded by a College of Arts and Sciences SAFE grant. Photo submitted.

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Laura Johnston ’99, ’19, Appalachian Studies

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Laura Johnston ’99, ’19, Appalachian Studies Laura Johnston was a graduate student from Deep Gap, N.C. Two...

Gender, Women’s and Sexuality Studies graphic with bookshelves

GWS Presents Disability, Ecoinjustice and Transnational Solidarities

Featuring Nirmala Erevelles Thursday, March 18, 2021 4-5p.m. Register for this virtual event using this google form. Nirmala Ereve...

Live from Death Row: A Conversation on Justice and Punishment poster graphic

Live from Death Row: A Conversation on Justice and Punishment

Thursday, March 11, 2021  11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. ESTVirtual EventContact Dr. Barbara Zaitzow, to receive the z...

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.