Tools

  • AppalNetAppalNet is Appalachian's "one-stop-shop" for access to your individual, password-protected student information, resources, and services. It is the portal to Student Self-Service information and provides access to register, check grades/GPA and much, much more. It is an important resource that you will want to locate, bookmark, and become familiar with
  • UDesk Information and Installation:  You have access to all of the software licensed by the university through UDesk.  For information on what "it" is and how to use it, click any of the hyperlinked UDesk mentions. To access the UDesk, you must first install the VMWare Horizon Client.  Click here for installation instructions for Windows users Click here for installation instructions for Mac users.
  • ASULearn is the university's learning management system. Online coursework will most likely be delivered entirely through an ASULearn link. Some site-based courses will also use ASULearn to deliver a portion of the instruction. The syllabus will inform students about this. Students are strongly encouraged to review the information and tutorials available on the ASULearn Student Support web page. Click here to access the ASULearn Log in page.
  • Google: With Google Suite, you can access many useful tools, including Google DriveGoogle DocsGoogle Slides and Google Sheets. Using these apps, your files will be saved automatically and can be accessed online at any time. Remember to use your Appalachian email address to log into your account.
  • Microsoft Office 365All Appalachian students can install Microsoft Office 365 on up to five devices free of charge.
  • Zoom is Appalachian's web conferencing service. Click here to learn more or log in. For an overview of Zoom settings, click here.