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.

The College Advising and Support Services Hub (CASSH) Office will be open Monday - Friday from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Please contact at (828) 262-3076 or casadvising@appstate.edu during all other standard business hours. (Updated 8/13/20)

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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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Research & Creative Activity at Appalachian

App State hosts virtual celebration of research and creative activity, honors two faculty members

BOONE, N.C. — The Appalachian State University Community had a virtual front row seat to a wide-ranging selection of faculty research and creative a...

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Graduate School accepting 3 Minute Thesis Competition (3MT)

The 3MT is an international competition for graduate students to explain their research or scholarly/creative projects in standard...

Pictured, from left to right, are the members of Appalachian State University’s ADVANCE APPALACHIAN team: Dr. Jennifer Burris, professor in and chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy; Dr. Claudia Cartaya-Marin, chair of and professor in the A.R. Smith Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences; Dr. Willie C. Fleming, App State’s chief diversity officer; Dr. Brooke Hester, associate professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy; and Dr. Andrew Bellemer, associate professor in the Depa

App State awarded nearly $1M grant to ADVANCE APPALACHIAN women in STEM academic careers

Appalachian State University has been awarded nearly $1 million in grant funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to implement ADV...

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CAS continues Zoomer Series for Alumni Engagement

Over the summer and in the midst of a global pandemic, the College of Arts and Sciences started a virtual zoom series to engage with Appalachian alumn...

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Appalachian alumni publishes children’s book on vaccines

Andrea Cudd Alemanni ’89 was inspired to write “Ava Antibody Explains Your Body and Vaccines” by reflecting on her own experiences taking her ch...

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4 Lauded authors to appear in App State’s first virtual Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series

Pivoting in response to 2020’s pandemic plot twist, Appalachian State University has adapted its fall 2020 Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writ...