Academic Advising

The James Center Academic Advising Team

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Mr. Mel Falck

Elementary Education: A – K

Special Education: All Majors

RCOE 121 – B

Phone: 828-262-2696



Mrs. Rebecca Murray

Elementary Education: L - V

Birth to Kindergarten: All Majors

RCOE 121 – D

Phone: 828-262-2685



Dr. Alicia Muhammad

Elementary Education: W - Z

Family/Child Studies: All Majors

Middle Grades: All Concentrations

RCOE 121 – A

Phone: 828-262-8914


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James Center for Student Success and Advising Latest Updates

Updates reflect the latest university guidance

Classes will begin on Jan. 19 as scheduled and will meet online until Feb. 1.

Staff and faculty continue to work steadily, in accordance with UNC System expectations and our educational mission, to assess and adjust every aspect of the Appalachian Experience to keep health and safety at the forefront.

Find out more about Appalachian’s continuity work here.

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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 James Center for Student Success and Advising will open virtually for academic advising beginning Academic Year 20-21. 

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