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 Friday, May 19, 2023 - 9:04am

Are you making Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)? 

Published Wednesday, May 17, 2023 - 8:21am

The last day to add/or drop classes for financial aid for the Summer is May 31st. Classes added after May 31st cannot be counted for your financial aid award. Dropping classes before May 31st can result...

Published Friday, March 24, 2023 - 8:43am

The state has provided funding to help specific students afford classes in Summer 2023, which is called the Summer Accelerator grant. To be considered for the grant, you must meet the...

Published Tuesday, March 21, 2023 - 2:00pm

Financial aid is available to assist students taking classes over the summer.