College Advising and Support Services Hub (CASSH)

The College of Arts and Sciences Advising and Support Services Hub (CASSH) is located on the first floor of I.G. Greer Hall. The Advising office is staffed by professional advisors and records specialists who serve current and prospective students, as well as faculty and staff in the College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University. Students are encouraged to visit the office for assistance with academic planning and questions, registration and senior checks.  

If you need to contact 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 at this time.

CASSH is located at 100 I.G. Greer.


D Nelson

Diana Nelson
Director

828-262-3076
nelsondj@appstate.edu 

Contact me about:

  • Advising & Academic Support Services for Students, Faculty, & Department Chairs
  • Registration Issues - Drop/Add, Special Courses, Internships
  • Probation & Suspension Issues
  • Curriculum Consultant

Carla Penders

Carla Penders
Assistant Director and Academic Advisor

828-262-2707
pendersca@appstate.edu

Contact me about:

  • Assisting the Director with faculty advising training
  • If you are a department chair and need assistance in enhancing academic advising in your department within the College
  • Advising for select student populations in the College (Students with last names starting with W-Z)
  • Creating new processes and/or procedures for advising

Alice Craft

Alice Craft 
Student Records Coordinator

828-262-3131
craftas@appstate.edu

Students with last names starting with A-D, contact me about:

  • Graduation Clearance
  • Senior Checks
  • DegreeWorks Substitutions and Adjustments
  • Support for Faculty with Questions Related to Policy and Procedure

Natalie Blackwelder

Natalie Blackwelder
Student Records Coordinator

828-262-7608
blackwelderng@appstate.edu

Students with last names starting with E-K, contact me about:

  • Graduation Clearance
  • Senior Checks
  • DegreeWorks Substitutions and Adjustments
  • Support for Faculty with Questions Related to Policy and Procedure

Kelsey Pope

Kelsey Pope
Student Records Coordinator

828-262-3088
popekt@appstate.edu 

Students with last names starting with L-Q, contact me about:

  • Graduation Clearance
  • Senior Checks
  • DegreeWorks Substitutions and Adjustments
  • Support for Faculty with Questions Related to Policy and Procedure

Kimberly Paniagua Ferreira

Kimberly Paniagua Ferreira
Student Records Coordinator

828-262-3077
paniaguaferreirakn@appstate.edu

Students with last names starting with R-Z, contact me about:

  • Graduation Clearance
  • Senior Checks
  • DegreeWorks Substitutions and Adjustments
  • Support for Faculty with Questions Related to Policy and Procedure

Michael Brackett

Michael Brackett
Academic Advisor

828-265-8630
brackettm@appstate.edu

Contact me about:

  • Assisting the Director with faculty advising training
  • If you are a department chair and need assistance in enhancing academic advising in your department within the College
  • Advising for select student populations in the College (Students with last names starting with L-V)
  • Creating new processes and/or procedures for advising

Kathy Henson

Kathy Henson
Academic Advisor

828-262-2689
hensonmk@appstate.edu 

Contact me about:

  • Assisting the Director with faculty advising training
  • If you are a department chair and need assistance in enhancing academic advising in your department within the College
  • Advising for select student populations in the College (Students with last names starting with A-K)
  • Creating new processes and/or procedures for advising

Hannah Huff

Hannah Huff
Academic Advisor

828-262-6476
huffhc@appstate.edu

Contact me about: