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.

All App State Classes will begin on January 19, 2021 but will be meeting remotely until February 1, unless you have a course with an exception. If you have a course that classifies as an exception it will specify in your course schedule.

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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College News

Philip Hinson, SAFE fund recipient

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Philip Hinson '20, Psychology

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Philip Hinson '20, PsychologyPhilip Hinson was a graduate student from Gastonia, N.C.Student and Faculty Excellence (SAF...

Joe Graber ’20, from Tryon, earned a B.S. in computer science from Appalachian State University in December 2020 and is now working toward his master’s degree in computer science through App State’s Accelerated Admission program. Photo by Marie Freeman

First-generation App State student hammers out a new perspective

A few years ago, Joe Graber ’20 — hammer in his hand — was working in construction and unsure of what he wanted to do with the rest of his life....

Appalachian State University senior Steven Klingler, of Byron, Georgia, is majoring in applied physics with a concentration in engineering electronics and minoring in mathematics. He transferred to App State in fall 2017 after serving four years in the U.S. Army. Photo submitted

App State Mountaineer approaches physics with military discipline

Four years of military service has given Steven Klingler a new perspective as a student at Appalachian State University. “I treat my college classes...

Dr. Omer Bartov, the John P. Birkelund Distinguished Professor of European History at Brown University. Photo Submitted.

American-Israeli Historian Omer Bartov on Rewriting the Holocaust

Monday, Feb. 8, 202111 a.m. and 7 p.m.These virtual events are free and open to the public.Registration is required.The Department of Languages, ...

Virtual Evening events at DSO, via Zoom. Graphic of the facility.

Upcoming Dark Sky Observatory Sessions

Including a Special Astronomy event for teachers!...

Appalachian State University scientists Dr. Gregg Marland, left and Dr. Dennis Gilfillan ’08 are among 86 scientists worldwide who contributed their expertise to the Global Carbon Project’s 2020 Global Carbon Budget — an annual, in-depth report on the amount of CO2 produced by the world’s nations and how much enters the ocean, is taken up by growing plants or accumulates in the atmosphere. Marland holds a dual appointment as an adjunct research professor in App State’s Department of Geological and Environme

Climate change and the rise of CO2: App State scientists contribute to 2020 Global Carbon Budget

The Global Carbon Project (GCP) has released its annual 2020 Global Carbon Budget, which estimates CO2 emissions for the year have decreased by 2...

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.