Frequently Asked Questions
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 www.wireless.appstate.edu
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.
Contact Beverly, Maria, or Mallory 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 Beverly, Maria, or Mallory. You will be provided with a list of emergency contacts upon arrival.