Getting an AppCard

AppCard Appointments

AppCard Appointments

AppCard Appointments

The AppCard Office is currently open by appointment only, Monday-Friday.

To schedule an appointment, please make sure that you have submitted your photo per the instructions. If you have lost your AppCard, you do NOT need to submit a new photo. Please see the Lost AppCard Section for more information.

Once you have submitted your photo, you may schedule an appointment to pick up your photo. You must be logged in to your appstate email to schedule an appointment.

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

Photographs

  • Anyone needing a new (not a replacement) AppCard may submit a photo following these instructions.
  • Photographs are made in the AppCard Office (this has been suspended until social distancing limitations have been lifted).
  • 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. 

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. 

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 charge.
  • There is a nominal fee for replacement cards. 

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. 

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. 

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