Events

Transfer Student Events

At App State, we pride ourselves in making the transfer process simple and supporting our students from initial inquiry through to becoming an Appalachian alumni! Getting connected and engaged on campus early is key for a successful transfer and our events are designed to help students through the journey.

Below is further information on our recurring events. Future students should refer to our event portal to register for a visit and current students should refer to our Engage site for our engagement events.

Mountain Laurel Hall Reservations -- OTS manages the reservations for meeting space in Mountain Laurel Hall. Please refer to this website for guidelines, calendar, and reservation form.

Fall Events

Fall Transfer Student Events
Audience: Current Students

Online & Transfer Services plans and provides events designed to help transfer students engage and connect to other students, learn about Appalachian resources, and become part of the campus community. Our fall event schedule is usually posted for the upcoming semester by late May.

 

National Transfer Student Week
Audience: Current Students, Future Students, App State Campus Community

The National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students (NISTS) has declared the third week of October as National Transfer Student Week. This week allows us to celebrate transfer students and their advocates who help(ed) them navigate the transition from one institution to another. Stay tuned for more details on the 2021 National Transfer Week. 


Transfer Alumni Network Homecoming Event
Audience: Transfer Alumni

The Transfer Alumni Network will officially kick off their programming with an event during Homecoming weekend. More information to come in late summer.

 

Fall Open House
Audience: Future Students

Open House is an informative day designed for prospective transfer students to meet our faculty, explore campus, and learn more about majors and programs, scholarships, financial aid, the admissions process and what it's like to be a member of the App State Community.


Spring Events

Spring Transfer Student Events
Audience: Current Students

Online & Transfer Services plans and provides events designed to help transfer students engage and connect to other students, learn about Appalachian resources, and become part of the campus community. Our spring event schedule is usually posted for the upcoming semester by late November.

 

Transfer Madness 
Audience: Current Students, Future Students, App State Campus Community

Transfer Madness takes place in March and celebrates our transfer students, informs and educates our students of the resources available on campus, raises awareness on campus of our transfer student population, and encourages support among faculty and staff. Stay tuned for more details on the 2022 Transfer Madness Week.

 

Transfer Overlook 
Audience: Future Students

This virtual program discusses ways for you to navigate transferring, adjusting and flourishing at any four-year institution:

  • while maintaining a healthy mindset, 
  • creating crucial connections with peers and faculty, 
  • provide insight and explain the benefits of academic opportunities, and 
  • dive deeper into the experiences of students with various identities and the ways to build community


Spring Open House
Audience: Future Students

Open House is an informative day designed for prospective transfer students to meet our faculty, explore campus, and learn more about majors and programs, scholarships, financial aid, the admissions process and what it's like to be a member of the App State Community.