Transfer Madness

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Transfer Madness at Appalachian State University celebrates our transfer students, informs and educates our transfer students of the resources available on campus, raises awareness on campus of our transfer student population, and encourages support among faculty and staff. Please join us at the the online and in-person events to celebrate our transfer students and our transfer community! #AppLovesTransfers

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App Celebrates Transfers
Monday, March 15th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Look for our Transfer Services tent at the Belk Library plaza as we celebrate YOU with free donuts & pizza (courtesy of the Belk Library!), highlight transfer statistics, and spin to win prizes. Create a thank you video message for your family, friends, advisors and faculty that have helped you with your transfer journey to App! Students may RSVP in Engage or scan QR code to participate.


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Fire Pit on Sanford Mall
Tuesday, March 16th from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Join transfer students at the new fire pit on Sanford Mall for community, music and cookies. Students must wear face coverings and adhere to all social distancing guidelines established by the University. This is an outdoor event limited to 50 students. Students much RSVP in Engage. Event may be cancelled or rescheduled due to inclement weather.

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Transfer Karaoke Night
Wednesday, March 17th from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Sing your heart out at Karaoke Night! This is an online event where students may sing solo, do a duet, or form a group! Students should RSVP in Engage.

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Faculty Transfer Mentor Training
Thursday, March 18th from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

A Faculty Transfer Mentor is a faculty or staff member interested in developing supportive, academic relationships with prospective and new Appalachian transfer students. Mentors have the ability to influence, encourage, and guide transfer students to enhance their academic success. Faculty & Staff interested in becoming a Mentor are welcome to learn more here and join the training!


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Virtual Paint Night
Thursday, March 18th from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Connect with your creative side as you follow along with our instructor to create your own little masterpiece. This is a chance to relax, hang out with friends (virtually) and be creative! This step-by-step paint class will be led by Appalachian State University student artist, Brooke Drury. All materials are provided FREE by the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts .

Please note that students must register here to participate.

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Transfer Day on Sanford Mall
Friday, March 19th from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Join us for outdoor fun on Sanford Mall. Games, crafts, moments of reflection, dinner and prizes are planned for you and led by the Transfer Student Mentors. Students will be separated into groups no larger than 8. All students will be required to wear face coverings and adhere to all social distancing guidelines established by the university. This is an outdoor event limited to 50 students. Students must RSVP in Engage. Event may be cancelled or rescheduled due to inclement weather.

Events for Future Students



Transfer Overlook
Saturday, March 20th from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Please join us for Transfer Overlook to help you in your transfer journey. The transfer process can be complex. This virtual program will discuss 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

Current transfer students, faculty, and staff will facilitate the conversations with plenty of time for questions from participants!

Click here to learn more and register for this event.


Future Transfer Students are also invited to join us this week at our Transfer Information Sessions or Admitted Transfer Student Sessions. Students who attend the sessions this week will be mailed an App swag pack (sticker sheet, App State face coverings).