Welcome to Health Promotion

The Health Promotion program provides Appalachian State University staff, faculty, and their spouses/domestic partners with information, programs, and services that help to promote a healthier lifestyle and a better quality of life. Major components of the program include health and fitness, preventive care, and outreach programs.

Where are we?

Health Promotion is located on the River Street side of Varsity Gym, downstairs in the old racquetball courts. Our facility is available to all faculty, staff, and their spouses/domestic partners at no charge. Before using the facility you must fill out a Health History Questionnaire.

Health Promotion for faculty and staff appalachian state university


Please join the Health Promotion for Faculty and Staff Google Group so that you can receive email notifications regarding class cancellations or closing of the facility due to weather conditions. Simply follow the directions on this link: https://announce.appstate.edu/


Free Vision Screening October 7

Vision ScreeningHealth Promotion for Faculty and Staff will conduct a Free Vision Screening on Friday, October 7, 2016 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm, in 12 Varsity Gym.The vision screening will help determine if your vision is normal, or if your prescription may need to be changed.  You will not receive a prescription for corrective lenses.  The screening also includes a measurement of intraocular pressure as one indicator of glaucoma.  Glaucoma is a very common cause of blindness in...

8th Annual Black Saturday 5K

Saturday, October 1, 2016 Holmes Convocation Center     For more information please go to:  5k.appstate.edu

Inclement Weather Policy

Click here to download the Inclement Weather Policy (DOC).


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