The Appalachian State University campus is currently operating under SPECIAL conditions.

Coronavirus information

The university remains open, with emergency management protocols activated and operational modifications and precautions in place to support social distancing. In-person instruction has transitioned to a system of alternative course delivery. View the latest information on the App State Coronavirus Information website. Read the latest update posted 3/30/2020 at 5:31 p.m.

Read the Student Affairs Covid-19 Response. Updated March 31, 2020 at 9:20 a.m.

Why Should I Donate Blood?


  • Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood, maybe someone you know and love.
  • Every pint can save three lives because a pint can be separated into three parts: plasma, red blood cells, & platelets.
  • Blood can be used to help cancer patients, burn victims, and those injured in accidents.
  • Less than 38% of the population is eligible to donate blood.
  • Since 2007, Mountaineers have impacted nearly 41,500 lives by donating at the Homecoming Blood Drive, including the lives of the Mountaineers who share their stories below:

Karson Collins, Class of 2015

Former Chancellor Peacock & Vice Chancellor for Student Affiars J.J. Brown