Do the FAFSA: The Earlier, the Better!


2021-2022 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 convience. 

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.).

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.)


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