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High Wind Warning

High Wind Warning in effect for Watauga County from 7 am Sunday, January 20 until 7 am Monday, January 21. This includes Appalachian State University. Wind gusts up to 65 mph possible. In addition, 1 to 3 inches of snow and wind chills dropping to 15 degrees below zero also possible. Be prepared for downed trees, isolated power outages, adverse travel conditions, and dangerously cold temperatures. Monitor local media or the National Weather Service for the latest weather information.

Posted at 6:08pm on January 19, 2019 via Blackboard Connect.

Group Visits to Campus

The College Access Partnerships are committed to building strategic partnerships to strengthen our local communities through college access and success.  A campus visit is great way to see what college is all about.

Would you like your class to visit a North Carolina University?

If so, we would love to host your visit to the Appalachian State University campus. We have several different campus tours available based on your group's ages and interests, including: scavenger hunts, science demonstrations, meet with App State University students and faculty, visit the bookstore, the student union, the dining halls, the Turchin Center, and much more.


  • K12 Practitioners' Circle - for teachers, parents, administrators and librarians from the National Center for Education Statistics.
  • LEARN North Carolina - a collection of resources designed by experienced NC educators for classroom teaching and learning and for professional development.
  • Education World, a complete online resource where educators could start each day to find the lesson plans and research materials they need.
  • a leading online classroom community.
  • Awesome Library organizes the Web with 18,000 carefully reviewed resources, including the top 5 percent in education.
  • The Sustainable Seas Expeditions is a five-year project of underwater exploration and discovery of the marine world with special emphasis on the national marine sanctuaries of the United States.
  • Academy for Educational Development – an interactive website that allows primary and secondary teachers from countries all over the world to collaborate and share ideas, tools, and resources.


  • Z. Smith Reynolds– provides information about their grants pertaining to college access.

College Study Habits Video

This video was made by student participants in College Access Partnerships programs.