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  • Exams for Wed. Dec. 12 delayed OR online; Condition 1 extended until 10am for non-faculty employees

    On Wednesday, Dec. 12, 8 a.m., 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. exams are on a 2-hour delay OR online. Beginning at 5 p.m., exams on Wednesday will be held as scheduled OR online. The Adverse Weather Policy is extended through 10 a.m. Wed., Dec. 12. for non-faculty employees under Condition 1 (Reduced Operations). Use caution during inclement weather. Full message and link to revised exam schedule

    Posted at 4:52pm on December 11, 2018.

  • Winter Storm Warning

    A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for Watauga County from 7 pm Saturday, December 8 until 11 am Monday, December 10. This includes Appalachian State University. Heavy snow possible. Travel may become difficult or impossible at times. Power outages may also occur. Be prepared to remain at home and indoors for extended periods. Evaluate the latest weather forecast prior to traveling and consider adjusting travel plans as needed. Have a plan in place in the event power is lost. Visit emergency.appstate.edu for preparedness tips. Continue to closely monitor the National Weather Service or local media for the latest weather updates.

    Posted at 8:17am on December 7, 2018 via Blackboard Connect.

University College Mission Statement

University College supports Appalachian's goal of providing students with a rigorous liberal education that prepares them for the social, economic, and personal opportunities and challenges of the twenty-first century. Linking curricular and co-curricular programs, University College engages students, staff, and faculty in (1) active, collaborative teaching, learning, and scholarship, including the investigation of major questions across departmental, divisional, and disciplinary boundaries through interdisciplinary degree programs and general education; and (2) campus, local, and global communities through service, research, leadership development and other forms of learning. University College provides a broad range of academic services to help students achieve the essential learning outcomes of a liberal education and assists new students in their transition to the Appalachian community. University College also provides an environment in which students, faculty, and staff can develop, experience and disseminate practices of engaged and successful learning.