Academic Advising

The James Center Academic Advising Team

Praxis Core Testing

Praxis Core Test Takers can find guidance about their scheduled test date(s) using the following resources:

Contact one of the above resources PRIOR to your test date to get the most current and up-to-date information.


James Center for Student Success and Advising Latest Updates

Updates reflect the latest university guidance. Please note this is a rapidly developing situation.

App State Coronavirus Information

Appalachian State University and the James Center for Student Success and Advising are closely monitoring the developing COVID-19 situation, which continues to evolve rapidly.

The university remains open, and has extended Spring Break until 8 a.m. March 23. Precautions are being taken to support social distancing. 

The James Center for Student Success and Advising will open virtually for academic advising beginning March 23. 

This website is updated regularly. Please continue to visit for the most updated information. 

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Mr. Mel Falck

Elementary Education: A – K

Special Education: All Majors

RCOE 121 – B

Phone: 828-262-2696

Virtual Walk-in Link

Ms. Rebecca Murray

Elementary Education: L - V

Birth to Kindergarten: All Majors

RCOE 121 – D

Phone: 828-262-2685

Virtual Walk-in Link

Dr. Alicia Muhammad

Elementary Education: W - Z

Family/Child Studies: All Majors

RCOE 121 – A

Phone: 828-262-8914

Virtual Walk-in Link

Virtual Walk-In Links are accessible during the hours listed below.


 Virtual Walk-in Advising Days and Times

March 23 to April 7

  • Tuesday 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

  • Wednesday 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

  • Thursday 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  • Friday 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Early Registration - April 8 to April 22

  • Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday:

    • 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

    • 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

  • Friday 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Virtual Advising FAQs