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Appalachian will host Spring Open House April 22

By Elena Tribby Taylor and Sarah Garrow

BOONE, N.C.—Appalachian State University’s annual Spring Open House activities for prospective students and their families will be held on Saturday, April 22. The event will be conducted in the George M. Holmes Convocation Center and will begin with a Family Assembly at 9 a.m., followed by an Information Fair from 9:30 a.m. until noon. The day will conclude around 1 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Office of Admissions.

View larger imageProspective students and families will learn about academics, student life and more during Appalachian State University’s Spring Open House, April 22. Photo by Marie FreemanView larger imageProspective students and their families can talk with faculty and staff at Appalachian’s Spring Open House. Photo by Marie Freeman

Open House activities give prospective students and their families an opportunity to speak with representatives from admissions, financial aid, academic areas, campus support areas and student clubs and organizations. Student Ambassadors will offer tours of the campus, and residence halls will be open with guided tours. Numerous academic departments will also offer departmental open houses from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

For more information about Open House and other events for prospective students, visit

About Appalachian State University

Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.