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Coronavirus information

The university remains open, with emergency management protocols activated and operational modifications and precautions in place to support social distancing. In-person instruction has transitioned to a system of alternative course delivery. View the latest information on the App State Coronavirus Information website. Read the latest update posted 3/27/2020 at 5:59 p.m.

Read the Student Affairs Covid-19 Response.

Posted 12:17pm, March 19, 2020. Updated 3:12pm on March 24, 2020.

Supervisor Institute for Student Affairs

This fall, the Division of Student Affairs offers our staff a Supervisor's Institute Track. This professional opportunity provides new and existing supervisors with the skills, knowledge and resources to manage and support others. We recommend all supervisors sign up for this single semester commitment. If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Traci Royster at

2019-20 Schedule

All sessions in the Plemmons Student Union from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Date / Time Topic / Text Presenter Location
Tues., September 10th What is a Professional? Student Affairs Panel Linn Cove (413)
Tues., September 24th The Evolving Students: Gen Z Gina Ondercin Bass Lake (319)
Tues., October 8th The Difference Between Supervising Staff and Students (multigenerational) Judy Haas Linn Cove (413)
Tues., October 22nd How to Handle Open & Honest Feedback and How to Receive Feedback Alan Rasmussen Linn Cove (413)
Tues., November 12th How to Navigate Politics/Ethics Jeff Cathey Linn Cove (413)
Tues., November 19th Human Resources Performance Cycle Brandon Nelson & Blair Berry Linn Cove (413)
Tues.,December 10th Staying Fresh in the Field: What Should You be Reading?/Wrap Up JJ Brown Linn Cove (413)