Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

You will be staying at the Holiday Inn Express in Boone, NC.

The Town of Boone offers a free bus service called AppalCart. Appalcart offers 12 free bus routes in Boone with a stop near your hotel and several shelters on Appalachian's campus. For more information including route information and shelter location, please visit the Appalcart website.

You will be in Boone during September and October. The average high for these months is 63-72 degrees Farenheit (17-22 degrees celcius) and the average low is 40-50 F (4-10 C). We recommend bringing clothing that you can layer as it's typically cooler in the morning and evening hours. Good resources for Boone weather are Ray's Weather Center, The Weather Channel and US Climate Data.

Yes, your hotel has free wireless internet. You will also have internet access on Appalachian State's campus. App State offers wireless internet access in all buildings. For more information about internet access, please visit

On the Holiday Inn side of Blowing Rock Road, head for the end of the parking lot of Lowe's Hardware and find the underpass leading under the road. Please do not attempt to cross the busy road.

The Holiday Inn Express has a washer and dryer for your use. There is also a laundromat close by, should you need to do multiple loads at once.

If you are taking prescription medication, bring sufficient supplies for the duration of the Fellowship and pack them in your carry-on. Please refer to your Fellow handbook for more information.

Electric Power is standard throughout the United States. It is set at 110 volts and 60 cycles. Please review this guide to determine what kind of adapter you'll need.

Contact you Appalachian staff immediately.

In the United States, the number for emergency police is 9-1-1. If you're on campus, the campus police is 828-262-8000. In a true emergency, always call 9-1-1 first, then contact Maria, Michelle, or Mallory. You will be provided with a list of emergency contacts upon arrival.