Welcome to University College, your portal to academic success! University College is the home of programs that meet a broad range of needs for 21st-century students as they prepare to live and work in a complex network of local, regional and global communities. The college crosses many of the boundaries that separate traditional colleges and departments, and is committed to the idea that a college education should connect what goes on inside and outside the classroom.

All undergraduate students at Appalachian State University begin their education in University College. The General Education Program is designed to help students achieve the essential learning outcomes of a liberal education, emphasizing reflective, life-long learning and the transferable skills necessary for navigating today's ever-changing world. Throughout their time at Appalachian, students benefit from the college's support services and co-curricular programming.

University College Organizational Structure

University College is led by the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and includes these programs:

Co-Curricular Programs

Student & Faculty Support

University College offers student and faculty support services through academic advising, the Student Learning Center, Testing Services, orientation, University Documentary Film Services, the Writing Center, and the Writing Across the Curriculum program.  

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General Education Program

Events

University College News

Appalachian Announces 2020-21 Fulbright Award Recipients

Appalachian State University Announces Five Fulbright Awardees for the 2020-2021 Awards CycleBy Terri LockwoodBoone, N.C. — The Office of Natio...

Dr. Harry Clark Maddux Receives the Durham Freshman Advocate Award

BOONE, N.C. — Dr. Harry Clark Maddux, professor in and director of Appalachian State University’s Watauga Residential College (WRC), has been...

Dr. Harry Clark Maddux Receives the Durham Freshman Advocate Award

BOONE, N.C. — Dr. Harry Clark Maddux, professor in and director of Appalachian State University’s Watauga Residential College (WRC), has been...

Spirit of ACCESS Award Recipient Announced

By Beth Marsh, Director of ACCESSIn our normal life, we would have been celebrating our ACCESS graduates tonight. We would have toasted the seniors, g...

University College and General Ed. 2020 Awards Announcement

  University College and General Education2020 Awards Announcement Appalachian's campus community nominated 61 individuals for Universi...

CANCELED - “Trail Magic: The Grandma Gatewood Story”

THIS EVENT IS CANCELEDAppalachian CelebratesThe 19th Amendment Centennial - Women’s Right to VoteBette Lou Higgins: “Trail Magic: The Grandma Gate...