Connect with Us

Online & Transfer Services 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 ots@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.

Main Campus Involvement & Retention

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

App State Online

Supports students who are pursuing a degree through our App State Online programs (online, hybrid, or off-site) with advising, involvement, and retention resources.

Credit Evaluation

Evaluation of credit for all students transferring in credit from another institution, military, international, or AP/IB/CLEP/Cambridge exams.

Administration

Oversee and support Online & Transfer Services.

Transfer Recruitment & Pre-Transfer Advising

Name Contact

Jayne Dowdy

Associate Director of Transfer & Military Recruitment

Pressley Laton

Pressley Laton

Associate Director of Transfer Recruitment

Karen Laws

Karen Laws

Online & Transfer Recruitment Program Manager

Sam Shireman

Sam Shireman

Online & Transfer Recruitment Program Manager

Buffy Sisk

Buffy Sisk

Associate Director, Online & Transfer Recruitment

Beth Watts

Associate Director of Transfer and Online Advising

Main Campus Involvement & Retention

Name Contact

Matt Huntanar

Associate Director of Transfer Transition and Engagement

Kim Morton

Director of Transfer Recruitment and Retention

App State Online

Name Contact

Trevor Bruffy

Program Assistant, App State Online

Ashton Craven

Program Assistant, App State Online

Lisa Houser

Associate Director, App State Online

Christy Lewis

Program Manager, App State Online

Aubrey Nealey

Program Assistant, App State Online

Sara Speed

Associate Director, App State Online

Credit Evaluation

Name Contact

Selena Dollar

Assistant Director of Credit Evaluation

Jenna Reed

Transfer Credit Evaluator

Nate Weigl

Director of Operations

Administration

Name Contact

Jim Weeks

Office Assistant

Andrea Winkler

Administrative Assistant

Jeni Wyatt

Senior Director