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Students begin moving into residence halls Aug. 16 at Appalachian

move_in_line_t.jpgBOONE—Appalachian State University freshmen will move to campus Friday, Aug. 16.

Around 2,925 freshmen will move their belongings into their residence hall room between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Nearly 1,000 faculty, staff, alumni, parent, student and community volunteers will help.

move in lineMany parents will probably wonder why their student needs so much stuff to go to college when their freshman moves in to their residence hall room at Appalachian State University. Lines like this one from last year will be the norm, but parents will find that many volunteers will lend a hand with the move-in process. (Photo by Amanda Getty)

All other students residing on campus will move in Saturday, Aug. 17, between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.

The university expects to enroll 1,150 new transfer students when classes begin Aug. 20, bringing the total enrollment of new undergraduates to approximately 4,000. Total undergraduate enrollment is expected to be about 15,850.