Student Dependents

AppCard Appointments

AppCard Appointments

AppCard Appointments

The AppCard Office is currently open by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, please make sure that you have submitted your photo per the instructions.

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.

Lost Your AppCard? 

  1. Please log in to your appstate email 
  2. Email us at
  3. Make the subject line LOST AppCard with your Name, Banner ID and Date of Birth.
  4. Schedule an appointment on the Appcard calendar for pickup time.

* The $15.00 card fee will be charged to your student account to minimize person to person contact. For Faculty/Staff, the $15.00 fee can be deducted from their payroll. If you do not have a student account or payroll deduction, you can pay online.

Current students can request Dependent AppCards.

The AppCard Office, part of Campus Dining, is responsible for issuing all AppCards. The appropriate form must be completed at the AppCard Office. There is a nominal charge for these cards.

Location / Phone


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

Dependents of current students qualify for an AppCard and associated privileges:

  • Dependents requesting AppCards must be accompanied by the student and the appropriate forms must be completed.
  • Students requesting Dependent AppCards must be currently enrolled at 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.

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.

Dependent Privileges

Dependent Campus Cash

  • Students can set up and deposit funds into a Dependent Campus Cash account at the AppCard Office. Learn more about Campus Cash.
  • Campus Cash operates on a declining balance system and are accepted at various on-campus locations.
  • Campus Cash cannot be used off campus and funds cannot be withdrawn as cash.
  • Dependents cannot be linked to a student's Meal Plan or Campus Cash account.

Student Recreation Center Access

  • Recreation Facility access may be given to a student's dependent(s) only for the semesters the student is registered to attend.
  • Students must pay general fees to qualify.

NOTE: Each area of the university has the right to determine what services are provided to persons holding Dependent AppCards. Please address questions to individual areas.