Approximately 66% of Mountaineers will receive some type of financial aid during their time at Appalachian State University. From state and federal grants, loans and work programs, to university and outside scholarships — assistance is available for almost anyone to afford college.

2023-2024 FAFSA: Now Available

2023-2024 FAFSA: Now Available

Appalachian’s priority deadline is March 1, so don’t delay. Visit to start now. 

Need help completing your FAFSA? Schedule an appointment with one of our Financial Aid counselors or watch this video to get started. 

Schedule an Appointment

Schedule an Appointment

Skip the wait!  Meet with a counselor at your convenience. 

Schedule a Virtual Appointment

  • Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. -4:30 p.m.

(Don't see your counselor on the day and time you need?  Don't worry!  Any of our financial aid counselors will be able to assist you.)

Tenemos citas bilingües (Inglés/Español) disponibles. 

Virtual Walk-ins

Virtual Walk-ins

Need to see a counselor today?  Consider attending our Virtual Walk-in Hours. 

Virtual Walk-in Hours: 

  • Monday-Friday, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

(Virtual room is only staffed during walk-in hours. To avoid wait times, appointments are strongly encouraged.)



Published Monday, November 27, 2023 - 8:40am

December 8th is the deadline to complete all documents for a Fall 2023 Federal loan. Please get in touch with the Financial Aid Office if you have any questions as soon as possible. Once the deadline...

Published Friday, November 10, 2023 - 8:51am

The Office of Student Financial Aid will be closed Tuesday November 28th For an Office Training.  Our office will resume normal operations Wednesday November 29th for in person and virtual meetings....

Published Tuesday, October 3, 2023 - 1:15pm

Faster. Simpler. Spend less time on federal aid forms and more time thinking about college. Learn more about what's changing for the Free Application for...