System Maintenance Saturday May 28, 2016

Published May 26, 2016

Due to system maintenance on Saturday May 28th, the Financial Aid self-service tab will not be available during the day.

All maintenance should be complete by Saturday evening.

Thank you for your patience as this important maintenance is completed.

Summer Sessions Application is Available

Published February 29, 2016

The 2016 Summer Sessions Financial Aid Application is now available!   If you plan to enroll at least half-time in courses over the summer and wish to apply for financial aid, you must complete this online application. To submit the application, follow these instructions:

1.  Log into your AppalNet account.

2.  Click on the Financial Aid tab.

3.  Click on the Financial Aid Summer Sessions Application at the bottom of the menu.

4.  Thoroughly complete the application and submit it.

5.  Be sure that you have completed the 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at  You must have submitted the FAFSA to Appalachian before you can fill out the summer sessions application.

If you have questions, please feel free to contact or visit the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Best wishes for a successful semester and summer at Appalachian!

Understanding Cost of Attendance

Published September 9, 2015

Financial Aid 101: Understanding your Cost of Attendance

Welcome to fall 2015!  The Office of Student Financial Aid is dedicated to helping you make informed financial decisions. 

This Financial Aid 101 topic is the cost of attendance.

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Contact Us

Physical Address
John E. Thomas Hall, 287 Rivers St, Room 265

Mailing Address
ASU Box 32059, Boone NC 28608-2059

Phone: 828-262-2190

**Please be sure to have your student ID available for all contacts with our office**


Office Hours
Mon- Fri 8:00-5:00

Counselor Meeting Hours
8:30-12:00 and 1:30-4:00

On Wednesday morning hours are 10:00 - 12:00 

 Hours to meet with Veterans' Coordinator/Counselor:
Mon-Fri 1:30-4:00

No appointment necessary.