The Appalachian State University Alumni Association consists of 114,142 living Appalachian alumni. Membership is free and open to all graduates of our beloved Alma Mater. The Office of Alumni Affairs & Annual Giving is pleased to provide networking opportunities, affinity program discounts, alumni chapter gatherings and special events, merchandise, photos and much more to all members of The Appalachian Family!

We seek to help you remember and reconnect to your Appalachian experience, as well as ensure those that experience for future Appalachian alumni, by raising support for The Appalachian Fund. Wear your black and gold and remember that Appalachian appreciates Every Mountaineer. Every Year.


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Attention: App State Email Account: Important Information for Alumni

The new standard for former student email accounts has been updated to the following: A student email account is valid as long as they are registered for classes or were registered for classes within the last 12 months.

Beginning in 2007, students were permitted to keep their Appalachian accounts following graduation. As the university adopts a new standard of migrating all faculty and staff to Google Apps for Education, accounts belonging to students who graduated between 2007 and May 2014 are scheduled to be deleted on June 1st, 2015. 

If your account falls into this category, you must retrieve any Emails, Drive Files or Calendars by June 1st, 2015 at 5 pm.

Follow the instructions below to prepare for this deletion and retrieve your account data:


Step 1:

Go to https://bannerweb.appstate.edu  to provide/update your alternate email address on file with the university. Select the personal information tab, then view/update personal email address. 

  • This email address will allow the university to maintain communication with you in the future


Step 2:

If you have a GoldBook Account with the Alumni Association, visit https://alumni.appstate.edu/gold-book to update your alternate e-mail address.

  • You can update your preferences in the GoldBook, to select what types of e-mails you would like to receive from Appalachian (alumni events, campus announcements, giving opportunities, etc.

Step 3:

Retrieve your emails, drive files and calendars from your App State Gmail account before June 1st.

  • For complete instructions on retrieving your data, click here.
  • Your data will no longer be accessible after June 1, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. Please allow several days to complete the retrieval process.

Step 4:

Consider all other accounts/applications your App State email may be associated with.   

  • These may include Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Phone Applications, Xbox Live, Android Phones, Apple IDs, Amazon and many others. Click here for important information about identifying third
    party applications and Google products you may have tied to your account.

Need Help?

For questions or concerns regarding Self Service, Account Access and Data Retrieval, please contact the IT Help Desk by phone (828)262-6266 or email at support@appstate.edu.

For questions or concerns regarding GoldBook, please contact the Alumni Association by calling (828)262-2038 or email at alumni@appstate.edu.

We did it!

Congratulations, App Nation! During #iBackAPP Day on May 1st, 1,543 donors donated $175,622.97, including $86,000 in challenge gifts. It's great to be a Mountaineer!  Thank you for your support! 


Black and Gold Reunion Weekend

Appalachian State University alumni from the classes of 1965 and prior are invited to a summer weekend in Boone for the Black and Gold Reunion Weekend, set for June 5 - 6, 2015! Highlights include: Black & Gold Society induction reception, class meetings for graduates celebrating their 50th Reunion (Class of 1965 and class years prior), Black & Gold Society luncheon, and campus and facility tours. Additional Black and Gold Reunion Weekend details will be shared in early spring, so be sure to check back here for upcoming details.

Alumni Travel Tours program

All Appalachian State University alumni, friends and family are invited to participate in our Alumni Travel Tours program. Follow us on Facebook to learn more about our travel destinations and upcoming opportunities to join us. Once you travel with us, we're almost certain you will keep coming back! Take advantage of our great rates and see the world with fellow friends of Appalachian.

Free Alumni Sticker

E-mail alumni@appstate.edu with your current address to receive a free Appalachian State University Alumni Association sticker.

The Appalachian Fund & The Parents Fund Progress:

Every gift makes a difference, every dollar counts, every Mountaineer, every year!
Please consider making a gift to help us reach our $950,000 goal for the 2014-2015 fiscal year!



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Contact Us

McKinney Alumni Center:
ASU Box 32015
Boone, NC 28608-2015

Ph: 828-262-2038
Toll-free: 866-756-ALUM

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Liberty Mutual

A proud supporter of the alumni association, Liberty Mutual offers Appalachian alumni discounts on home, auto, renters, condo, and mobile home and motorcycle insurance.