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:
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.
- Academic Advising
- Academic Services for Student Athletes
- ACCESS Scholarship Program
- Academic Civic Engagement
- Documentary Film Services
- Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships
- Office of Student Success
- Student Learning Center
- Student Research
- Testing Center
- TRIO Student Support Services
- Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC)
- Writing Center