ASSA

Academic Services for Student Athletes

Academic Services for Student Athletes is a support component housed within the Learning Assistance Program.  We provide a comprehensive range of academic advising, personal support and eligibility oversight  for student athletes at Appalachian. Our professional staff works closely with the individual students, teams and coaches of all established varsity sports programs at our University. 

Appalachian values academic excellence as well as athletic achievements and insists that individuals are students first and athletes second. Academic Services for Student Athletes helps students prioritize academics by providing this comprehensive support system throughout  the student athlete's college career. These services, offered to all our intercollegiate student athletes include:

  • Orientation
  • Academic Advising
  • Career and personal counseling
  • Free tutoring
  • NCAA eligibility information
  • Priority registration
  • Athletic study hall
  • Progress reports

For more information, contact Stacy Sears, Director, Academic Services for Student Athletes, at searssr@appstate.edu or 828-262-6889.