Academic Support

How can Appalachian help me in my academics?

As part of the Appalachian mission, App State Online is dedicated to your success and well-being. We stay in contact with departments on the main campus to increase awareness and accessibility of online resources for academic support. You can also benefit from Appalachian resources in your personal relationships, overall health and daily life. With opportunities to increase your academic, social, emotional and physical well-being, there is no better time to be a Mountaineer! Read below and explore our navigation links to learn more.

Study & Research

App State Online Library Services are available to meet your needs.

Follow this link to view a Google Drive folder with PRAXIS core test preparation for teacher education programs to enhance your skills in argumentative writing, mathematics, reading, study and comprehension.

The Student Learning Center offers online resources for tips and strategies in effective study habits, time management, reading skills and more.

Appalachian's University Tutorial Services conducts online tutoring sessions for undergraduate courses via Zoom. Log in with your Appalachian username and password to schedule an appointment.

The Writing Center offers online resources for development in writing at any stage of the writing process. Online consultation available.

Smarthinking tutoring is available 24/7 for any App State Online student enrolled in an online or off-campus program

You can access Smarthinking on Appalnet:

  1. Log in to Appalnet's Student Self-Service
  2. Select the Student tab
  3. Scroll down to the Learning Assistance Services link
  4. Select "Smarthinking"

DegreeWorks

Use your Appalachian login and Banner ID to log into Appalachian's free, degree-requirement tracking and planning tool. DegreeWorks will show you your unofficial transcript, help you determine your overall GPA, predict your GPA for the current term and create a plan for your academic future.

Exam Proctoring

Your courses may require proctored exams. Please visit UNC Online to search available exam proctors near you.

Appalachian State University's Student Learning Center has partnered with Education Testing Consultants to offer App State students discounted (50% off) online test preparation courses for the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, and Praxis.

Other Academic Resources

Check out this document for a list of other resources and contacts available to App State Online students.