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Find your place at Appalachian!

College is about developing skills that will help you succeed in your career and in life. Not only do you have the opportunity to learn more about your passions and interests, but you are able to broaden your mind and perspectives through your relationships with peers and colleagues. Developing strong leadership and interpersonal skills is integral to your success both in college and in the future. There are a number of leadership and campus opportunities beyond the Department of Campus Activities.  Below are just a few to help you get started.  If you need help navigating any of these opportunities, stop by Campus Activities and we will gladly help.

Do you still need convincing?  Here are 5 reasons to get involved:

  1. Get connected to the campus community
  2. Meet new people and make friends
  3. Discover your passions and strengths
  4. Develop interpersonal and leadership skills, while boosting your resume
  5. IT'S FUN!
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Appalachian State boasts over 400 student organizations! Clubs and organizations are an important part of the Appalachian experience. Part of the mission of ASU is to help students develop skills so they will become good citizens and strong contributors to the communities they join. Clubs and organizations provide students with opportunities to deepen their passions and interests. Check out the Campus Activities website to learn more about ways to get involved!

APPS Logo The Appalachian Popular Programming Society (APPS) is the campus programming board that exists to plan and provide diverse educational, enriching, and entertaining events for the community and student body of Appalachian State.
FSL Logo The Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life at Appalachian State University works with 30+ recognized fraternities and sororities. They provide programs and services, active oversight of chapter events, maintain communication with faculty, alumni advisors, and parents, organize leadership retreats and workshops, monitor the academic performance of fraternity and sorority members, and recognize the positive achievements of the organizations.
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The Office of Intercultural Student Affairs (ISA) provides marginalized and underrepresented students with mentoring, advocacy, community, and identity affirmation; as well as offering multiple and varied learning opportunities for all Appalachian students to develop an appreciation for diversity and different perspectives, enhance self-awareness, increase multicultural knowledge and strengthen intercultural competency. MSD operates three student-led outreach centers: the LGBTQ+ Center, Multicultural Center, and Women's Center.

UREC logo University Recreation (UREC) is the playground for AppState students developing strength in body, mind, and character. Programs include Club Sports, Intramural Sports, Outdoor Programs, Fitness, and Aquatics. Stop by the Student Recreation Center (SRC) and explore the endless opportunities.
The Appalachian Logo Interested in journalism, or creative expression, or want to represent the student body cool way? Student Media offers a variety of ways to get involved including our student-run, student-produced newspaper, The Appalachian, our literary magazine, The Peel, and radio station, WASU.
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University Housing provides students with convenient, well-maintained housing and fosters a learning-oriented community that creates connections and opportunities for meaningful experiences. They provide numerous on-campus leadership and employment opportunities including becoming a Resident Assistant (RA), becoming a leader in your Hall Council, or serving as a desk assistant.

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Wellness & Prevention Services serves all students through the promotion of healthy behaviors, risk behavior modification services, and advocacy for campus-wide health policies that facilitate student success and holistic well-being. They offer services promoting health awareness and active lifestyles while taking a holistic approach to wellness, encompassing the eight dimensions of wellness.