The Appalachian State University campus is currently operating under SPECIAL conditions.

Coronavirus information

The university remains open, with emergency management protocols activated and operational modifications and precautions in place to support social distancing. In-person instruction has transitioned to a system of alternative course delivery. View the latest information on the App State Coronavirus Information website. Read the latest update posted 4/6/2020 at 5:20 p.m.

Read the Student Affairs Covid-19 Response. Updated March 31, 2020 at 9:20 a.m.

Single Stream Recycling

University Housing now uses a "single stream" system for recycling! All recyclable items may be placed in the same bin, while all non-recyclable materials may be placed in bins marked "Landfill". Residents no longer have to sort their recyclable items into separate bins.

Examples of Items Accepted for Single Stream Recycling
  • Plastic containers (#1-7)
  • Yogurt containers
  • Sushi containers
  • Drink lids and straws
  • Plastic cutlery
  • Aluminum cans
  • Glass containers (all colors)
  • Paper
Examples of Landfill Items Not Accepted for Single Stream Recycling
  • Corrugated cardboard
  • String
  • Chopsticks
  • Styrofoam
  • Compostable containers
  • Pizza boxes