Office of International Education and Development Hours of Operation

The Office of International Education and Development is teleworking, and staff are available virtually during business hours from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday. Students and parents interested in study abroad can also email International students, scholars, and parents can email

Explore the World at Appalachian

Appalachian State University combines a strong liberal arts foundation with a comprehensive, pervasive, and integrated commitment to internationalization. The mission of internationalization efforts at Appalachian is to develop awareness, knowledge, appreciation, and respect of cultural differences in both domestic and international contexts in its students, faculty, staff, and the surrounding communities. Appalachian's ability to fulfill its commitment to internationalization is the result of bright and curious students working with an inspired and diverse faculty, a demanding and interdisciplinary curriculum, and a thriving international program.