Connect with Us

Transfer Admissions and Engagement is located in the John Thomas Building in Suite 130. We are open 8am-5pm Monday-Friday. Please feel free to contact us at 828.262.7877 or by email at transfer@appstate.edu.

Transfer Recruitment & Pre-Transfer Advising

Assists future transfer students (both interested in main campus or App State Online) through the application process, advises on classes to take at their current institutions, and works closely with our community college partners. Find your assigned counselor.

Involvement & Retention

Helps students who have been admitted prepare, transition, and become involved while also connecting students to academic and personal support services to ensure their success at Appalachian.

TrACE (Transfer Accelerate Complete Engage)

UNC research grant program that provides intentional support to NCCC transfer students with an AA/AS degree to increase graduation rates.

Operations

Evaluates coursework for all students seeking to transfer credit from another 2- or 4-year domestic or international institution, military service, or AP / IB / CLEP / Cambridge exams; supports students who would like to pursue a degree through our App State Online cohort-based programs (fully online, hybrid, or face-to-face off-site) in all stages prior to their start at Appalachian, in addition to working closely with the directors of those Appalachian programs; supports special populations (e.g., second degree seekers, nontraditional students).

Administration

Oversees and supports Transfer Admissions and Engagement.

Transfer Recruitment & Pre-Transfer Advising

Name Contact

Jayne Dowdy

Associate Director of Transfer & Military Recruitment

Amanda Everhart

Transfer Recruitment and Advising Specialist

Kim Morton

Director of Transfer Recruitment and Retention

Buffy Sisk

Buffy Sisk

Associate Director of Transfer Recruitment

Beth Watts

Associate Director of Transfer Advising

Operations

Name Contact

Ashton Craven

Transfer Operations Specialist

Selena Dollar

Assistant Director of Credit Evaluation

Jenna Reed

Transfer Credit Evaluator

Sara Speed

Associate Director of Operations

Nate Weigl

Director of Operations

Ethan Winkler

Transfer Operations Specialist

Joshua Yates Headshot

Joshua Yates

Transfer Credit Evaluator

Administration

Name Contact

Jim Weeks

Office Assistant

Andrea Winkler

Administrative Assistant

Jeni Wyatt

Senior Director

TrACE

Name Contact
Kim Van Wei

Kim Van Wie

Director of TrACE