Academic Advising

Academic Advising Team

Headshot for Dr. Mel Falck
(828) 262-2696
RCOE 121 – B
Advisor for Elementary Education: A – G
Special Education: All Majors
CTE: Business/Finance, Business/Marketing, Trade/Industry
(828) 262-8914
RCOE 121 A
Advisor for Elementary Education: Q-Z
Middle Grades Education: A-M
CTE: Workforce Leadership, Agriculture Education, Technical, Engineering, and Design
Michael Jones
(828) 262-2685
RCOE 121 – D
Advisor for Elementary Education: H-P
Birth to Kindergarten: All Majors
CTE: Family/Consumer Sciences
Mr. Adam Warren
(828) 262-7171
Middle Grades Education: N-Z
Child Development: Family and Child Studies

The James Center Academic Advising Team

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Coronavirus Update

The James Center student space is open for in-person visits during the hours of 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. We remind all visitors to the James Center to please refer to the App State Coronavirus Information website for current, official updates from the university.

  • Academic advising continues via virtual walk-in hours and by appointment. Please visit the James Center Advising webpage for details. Please contact your assigned advisor with any questions.
  • Professional development offerings continue. Please check email, Engage, the James Center events calendar, and the Virtual Professional Development Newsletter (available via email and Engage) for details. Please contact The James Center ( with any questions.
  • Appalachian Community of Education Scholars members will continue to receive communications via email. Please contact Adam Warren ( or Justin Hites ( with any questions.

If you have any other needs, questions, or concerns, please contact Justin Hites ( or 828-262-6095) and continue to visit our website for updates.