Appalachian State University Campus Resources:

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Academic Integrity Code  Appalachian State University's Academic Integrity Code is designed to create an atmosphere of trust, respect, fairness, honesty and responsibility. This website is designed to help students, faculty/staff and family members navigate the University's Academic Integrity Code, policies and procedures.

Student Conduct Through the Code of Student Conduct, the Office of Student Conduct strives to reduce and prevent behavior that undermines student academic success and that detracts from the educational mission of the University; to improve the health and safety of students and the community; to provide timely support and resources for students; and to prevent violence in and around the University campus.

Student Grievance and Appeal Policies and Procedures  These policies and procedures outline what constitutes harassment and discrimination, and describe university policies regarding these issues, as well as Grade Appeals, and other complaints, and how to report a concern.

Sexual Assault Prevention and Treatment Services  The University Center for Counseling and Psychological services offers a variety of resources for treatment after sexual assault. Information regarding the sexual assault protocol is available on the website. They also offer numerous resources related to warning signs and definitions of sexual assault and abuse, in an effort to educate the community and prevent sexual assaults in the future.

Interpersonal Violence Support and Prevention Coordinator The Interpersonal Violence Support and Prevention Coordinator is available to assist students who have experienced or know someone who has experienced interpersonal violence. Liz can help in making connections to resources on and off campus, and can also discuss avenues for reporting. 

Sex Offense Response Policy: This site provides information on the university police protocol on response to sexual offenses.

Office of Dean of Students: The Office of the Dean of Students serves as a resource available to students to address a variety of concerns that students may face.

Office of Title IX Compliance: The Office of Title IX Compliance is responsible for assuring fairness and equity in education and employment. Faculty and staff who are members of a protected class should consult with the Office of Title IX Compliance regarding concerns or questions about harassment, discrimination, or retaliation.

Office of Disability Services: The Office of Disability Services is responsible for ensuring equal access to education and employment for faculty and staff with disabilities. ODS determines eligibility for and coordinates educational and workplace accommodations at the University.

App Cares Campaign  Appalachian Cares is a clearinghouse of information, resources and support available for our students, faculty and staff regarding student health and safety. If you are concerned about the well-being of someone in your campus community, if you are observing behaviors that make you feel uncomfortable or unsafe, you don't have to have all the answers, you can find resources and contacts to help.

University Mission, Vision, and Values This site outlines the mission, vision, and values of the university. Students, faculty, and staff and encouraged and expected to strive to meet these ideals in order to facilitate a positive and inclusive environment for all.

Veterans Resources Center

Faculty Handbook This handbook provides faculty with information regarding the policies and operation of the university.

Employee Assistance Program: The Employee Assistance Program is a program offered jointly by HR and Guidance Resources services to provide faculty, staff and dependents confidential support, resources and information for personal and work-life issues.

Early Intervention Team The Early Intervention Team is a faculty and staff-led entity that receives consultation from various units on campus. The team’s purpose is to assist students who are showing signs of difficulty with university life.

Red Flag Campaign The Red Flag Campaign is a campaign implemented through the Office of Wellness and Prevention Services designed to raise awareness and educate people about being active bystanders.

Counseling Services for Students The Counseling and Psychological Services Center offers a range of psychological services, including individual and group therapy, referral services, and various mental health resources and workshops to provide students with tools for mental health education and treatment.

Counseling for Faculty and Staff (CFS) provides confidential counseling about personal issues that affect work performance and satisfaction, as well as offers assistance with concerns about one's career, workplace conflicts, and work satisfaction.

Office of Human Resources (HR)  The Employee Relations department of the Office of Human Resources handles workplace-related complaints by staff, and resolves questions, concerns, or disputes about staff employment, unprofessional / unethical behavior, and staff workplace violence. It also mediates differences and issues between fellow employees as well as between employees and supervisors.

University Health Services  Student Health Services is a primary care ambulatory campus health clinic helping meet the needs of Appalachian State University students.

Conflict Management Services (OCMS)  The Office of Conflict Management Services promotes positive, productive interpersonal relationships among members of the campus community. Services include educational programs and a safe, neutral environment for faculty and staff to discuss and resolve relationship-based challenges in the workplace.

Local and National Resources:

Oasis (Opposing Abuse with Service, Information, and Shelter)

24-hour crisis line: (828) 504-0911

National Sexual Assault Hotline

800-656-HOPE (4673)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:

1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Daymark Recovery Services (Watauga Center) Local Community Mental Health Center providing Crisis Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services.