Live like a Mountaineer
Live like a Mountaineer
Clubs and organizations are an important part of the App State Experience. Explore your passions, develop valuable leadership skills and create lifelong bonds and friendships.
We value diversity as the expression of human similarities and differences, as well as the importance of a living and learning environment conducive to knowledge, respect, acceptance, understanding and global awareness.
App State is committed to achieving and sustaining inclusive excellence for its campus community. Learn more about Diversity and Inclusion at App State.
The stories of the App State Community are intriguing and multifaceted, and each individual contributes to the rich fabric of excellence here. So, who will you find at App State? Meet the community.
50+ multicultural and international clubs and organizations
18.3% students from racially and ethnically underrepresented populations
108% growth in underrepresented students (since 2014)
App State's faculty, staff and students have a strong service ethic and are actively involved in the communities surrounding Boone and throughout the world. Service sets us apart from other institutions and leads us all to value how our lives, no matter our professions, can become more meaningful by serving others.
100+ local nonprofit organizations served each year
Nearly 2 million volunteer hours contributed to our community
App State has the resources and support you need to stay focused and on track — academically, financially and personally.
At App State, students choose a community in which to live and learn. Whether you live on-campus, off-campus, with roommates or on your own, there's lots to consider and discover.
Over 2/3 of App State students live off campus in Boone and the surrounding area. Off-Campus Student Services in partnership with the Student Legal Clinic, provides connections to housing resources, including a database of rental companies and an online bulletin for finding roommates and sublease postings.
20 residence halls
16 residential learning communities
Free laundry in on-campus residence halls
Do you eat two meals or five meals a day? Love to graze in between classes? Need a place to study and grab a late-night snack? You’ll find plenty of choices among our meal plan options to best fit your lifestyle, budget and schedule.
27% of food (equivalent to $1+ million) served comes from local sources
100+ tons of organic material composted yearly
40% of university waste diverted from landfills through reduction, recycling and composting
A safe and healthy environment is key to your ability to focus on your education. App State brings a holistic approach to wellness and offers dedicated resources on our campus to help you navigate your years at App State safely and successfully.
Whether you're a student-athlete, a Mountaineer fan, an outdoor enthusiast, looking to play for fun, wanting to get or keep fit or any or all of the above, App State has plenty to offer.
80+ intramural sports
21 club sports
11 recreational and athletic facilities
Free tickets to all athletics events
Vibrant arts and humanities programs enrich the cultural and intellectual climate of the campus and region and offer innovative ways to learn about the world. Join us for an event, performance, exhibition or workshop — you can find one almost every day of the year, for nearly every age level and interest.
14 exhibition and performance venues on campus
600+ arts and humanities events annually
Free or reduced cost tickets to concerts and events
Here you'll learn about App State traditions, find live webcams to check out campus in real time, catch Dave by the Bell podcasts and grab some digital swag. Go ahead, explore!