Coronavirus Updates

OIED Hours of Operation

The Office of International Education and Development is teleworking, modeling "safer at home" behavior as ordered by the governor.  We are available virtually during business hours from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday. Individual appointments with staff can be scheduled by calling 828-262-2046 or emailing any of our staff. Students and parents interested in study abroad can also email International students, scholars, and parents can email All advising, workshops, and events will be conducted via Zoom or telephone.


University-wide Updates

Appalachian State University has developed a resource and information website for those in our campus community who are seeking information and guidance related to our university’s preparation and response to COVID-19 (also known as Novel Coronavirus and 2019-nCoV).

Please refer to the information on this site as the definitive source for the latest information specific to Appalachian State University.

The COVID-19 situation is rapidly developing. We understand that there is uncertainty surrounding this ongoing situation, and our team is working to keep students updated as more information becomes available. We are directly assisting students, faculty and staff who are traveling or have plans for international travel for university-approved educational or business reasons. 

Please feel free to reach out to the OIED staff with any specific questions or concerns. Our contact information is here.

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