Summer 2021 Welcome to App FAQ's

When is Welcome to App?
Welcome to App officially starts August 10th! Welcome to App programming starts the day after you move in.

What happens during Welcome to App?

A lot! Welcome to App is the best time to learn your way around campus, make friends, and learn the lay of the land before classes start. The schedule will include programs that will help you feel comfortable and confident about life here at Appalachian State, and also a lot of events that are just about making friends and having fun!

Will Welcome to App be in person?

Currently we are planning to have all Welcome to App activites in person. Student groups will be small and will be in accordance with all state, federal, and university policies at the time.

What is an Appol Corp Leader?

Appol Corp Leaders are Welcome to App Leaders. They are current students who help your transition to Appalachian State and help you make new friends here.

Is Welcome to App mandatory?

Attending Welcome to App is a great way to start your journey at Appalachian State. There are some mandatory events that are noted on all Welcome to App schedules and on the website. Events that aren’t mandatory are geared towards having fun and meeting new people, so if you choose not to come you’ll miss out on valuable opportunities.

Contact Us

Rm. 244, Plemmons Student Union
263 Locust Street
Boone, NC 28608
Fax: (828) 262-6502


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