Welcome Events - August 14 & 15

Saturday, August 14

Transfer t shirt swap

Transfer T-Shirt Swap at JET Lawn

2:00 PM to 3:30 PM @ John E. Thomas Hall lawn (rain location inside)

Swap an old t-shirt from your previous college or military service for a new App State t-shirt! T-shirts and frozen candy bars will be provided to the first 150 transfer students.


Sponsored by Transfer Admissions & Engagement

Belonging by Nora Krug - Cover

Student /Faculty Exchange & Common Reading Book Discussion (MANDATORY EVENT)

2:00 PM to 3:15 PM @ Assigned classrooms across campus. See your Appol Corps Leader for more information.

A great opportunity to meet with faculty and staff to not only ask questions about academic expectations both in and out of the classroom, but also to discuss this year's Common Reading Book, Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home, by author Nora Krug.

Sponsored by Orientation

Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life

FSL Cookout

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM @ Sanford Mall

Come enjoy a fun opportunity to meet members of all Fraternity and Sorority Life. Food will be provided as well as games, free swag, and more. Don't forget to register for recruitment through the FSL engage portal. See y'all there!

Sponsored by Campus Activities

Party in the Union

Party in the Union

8:00 PM to 11:00 PM @ Plemmons Student Union

Prehistoric Party in the Union! Head over to the Plemmons Student Union to be transported back to when dinosaurs roamed the earth. While you're there take pics in the photo booth, grab some swag, enter giveaways, play games, and enjoy free food & music.

Sponsored by Campus Activities

Sunday, August 15

Appalachian Spiritual Life Fair

Appalachian Spiritual Life Fair

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM @ First floor, Plemmons Student Union

The Appalachian Spiritual Life Fair is an opportunity for new Appalachian Students to seek out places and spaces in our community to grow in their faith and to continue or begin their spiritual journey. This event is open to all spiritually-based organizations in our community.

Sponsored by App Spiritual Life Association

Club Expo 2021  Aug 15

Club Expo - Fall 2021

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM @ Holmes Convocation Center

Welcome to Appalachian State University! Whether you are a first-year student, a second-year student who has only experienced college virtually, or a grad student looking for engagement opportunities, Club Expo is the perfect way to get involved! Learn about clubs and organizations, campus resources, and leadership and volunteer opportunities AND meet new people. ALL students are welcome to attend.

Please note: Student organizations, ASU departments & Offices, and ACT Community Partners must fill out a registration form to reserve their table.

Sponsored by Campus Activities

Contact Us

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


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