Getting an AppCard

The AppCard Office, part of Appalachian Food Services, is responsible for issuing all AppCards. Whether you need your first AppCard or a Replacement AppCard, we are here to help.

Location / Phone

Hours

Trivette Hall
Lower Level
170 Stadium Drive
828-262-6141
 Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Photographs

All AppCards require a photograph:

  • Photographs are made in the AppCard Office.
  • The name on the AppCard must match the name in Banner. Legal name changes must be verified by Admissions or Human Resources and updated in Banner prior to the person being issued a new AppCard.
  • There is a nominal fee for an elective replacement card. Click here for Costs & Fees.

Who Needs an AppCard?

The following persons are eligible to receive AppCards:

Current Students

  • AppCards are issued to all students upon their arrival on campus.
  • The general fees paid by students include the charge for the first AppCard.
  • There is a nominal fee for replacement cards. Click here for Costs & Fees.

Faculty & Staff

  • AppCards are issued to all faculty and staff on their first day of employment.
  • Employees must present an AppCard (Photo ID) Request Form available from the Office of Human Resource Services or the AppCard Office and employment will be verified.
  • New employees are issued the AppCard at no additional charge.
  • There is a nominal fee for replacement cards. Click here for Costs & Fees.

Retired Faculty & Staff

  • AppCards are issued to all retired faculty and staff upon request.
  • Retired employees must present an AppCard (Photo ID) Request Form available from the Office of Human Resource Services or the AppCard Office and retirement status will be verified.
  • Retired employees must turn in their old AppCard and are issued a new card showing retired status at no additional charge.
  • There is a nominal fee for replacement cards. Click here for Costs & Fees.

Dependents

Dependents of current students, permanent employees (faculty and staff) and retired employees qualify for an AppCard and associated privileges:

  • Dependents requesting AppCards must be accompanied by the student or employee and the appropriate forms must be completed.
  • Students requesting Dependent AppCards must be currently enrolled at Appalachian State University.
  • Employees requesting Dependent AppCards must be permanent (not temporary) or retired employees of Appalachian State University.
  • Dependents under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult while using university facilities.
  • There is a fee for these cards. Click here for Costs & Fees.

Dependents of temporary employees are not eligible for AppCards and the associated privileges.


Who Qualifies as a Dependent?

App State defines dependents as:

  • Spouses
  • Domestic Partners: Two adults, not legally married, in an intimate and committed relationship who share the same address.
  • Children under 19 years of age living at home.
  • Children 19 years or older who qualify as a dependent for federal income tax purposes. Specifically, this means that the child is currently enrolled as a full-time student.