First time visiting Boone?

The town of Boone is located in the northwest corner of North Carolina, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains about 3,300 feet above sea level. The local population is just below 13,500 and with a student population of 18,295. The region is nicknamed 'The High Country' for its mountainous terrain. The University is very much a part of Boone and the regional community. Appalachians students enjoy the excitement of a mid-sized university environment, as well as the small-town feel of Boone and its unique culture.

For the outdoor enthusiast, Boone boasts fantastic mountain views in all seasons with a wide variety of recreational opportunities. The region is also steeped in local Appalachian history and culture. Residents experience this culture through local music, theater and art exhibitions around the region. The High Country is truly one of North America's treasured regions. For Appalachian students, it is theirs to discover.

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Campus parking is complimentary for all Admissions visit programs. For updates on parking throughout construction projects and events on campus, visit:

The address for the Rivers Street Parking Deck is 461 Rivers St, Boone, NC 28607, and the physical address for the College of Arts and Sciences is 201 I.G. Greer Hall, Boone, NC 28608. Directions to I.G. Greer Hall can be accessed via Google Maps.


Individuals requesting reasonable accommodations due to a disability should contact the Office of Disability Services at 828-262-3056. For interpreter requests please review the university interpreter services policy.