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

Boone Native and Award winning filmmaker Lily Keber's documentary “Buckjumping” screened at Belk Library

What: "Buckjumping" by award-winning filmmaker Lily KeberWhen: Thursday, November 21, 2019, 7 pmWhere: Belk Library and Information Commons, Room...

Connecting Past and Present – A Local Community with a Compelling Story

In the southwest corner of Caldwell County, North Carolina, is a community settled in 1855 and populated mostly by African Americans who share a kinsh...

Brewconomy: A documentary film about North Carolina’s craft beer movement followed by a panel discussion with filmmaker Camden Watts

Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.I.G. Greer AuditoriumThis event is free and open to the public.North Carolina filmmaker Camden Wat...

Heather Booth Screens "Changing the World"

Heather Booth: "Changing the World"Part of the University Forum Lecture Series: Appalachian Celebrates the 19th Amendment, 125 Years of Women's Suffra...

Celeste Montoya presents "From Seneca to Shelby: Intersectionality and Women's Voting Rights."

Dr. Celeste Montoya: "From Seneca to Shelby: Intersectionality and Women's Voting Rights."Part of the University Forum Lecture Series: Appalachia...

"Women's Suffrage, Self-Defense, and the Struggle for Equality in the Progressive Era"

Wendy Rouse: “Women's Suffrage, Self-Defense, and the Struggle for Equality in the Progressive Era”Part of the University Forum Lecture Series: Ap...