Staff Resources

Appalachian State Staff Resources

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Counseling for Faculty and StaffProvides counseling, consultation, training and referrals for concerns that impact both your personal and professional lives.

Location: 400 University Hall Drive
Hours: Monday-Friday | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
828.262.4951 
Emergency Information for StaffProvides you with a few of the most important things you may do to prepare for emergencies.828.262.8081safety
Emergency Loan Fund (ELF) InformationThere may be occasions when emergency circumstances, defined as unforeseen,unplanned, and unavoidable events, demand immediate attention and require an employee to secure funds on short notice. The Emergency Loan Fund (ELF) has been established to assist Appalachian State University employees with an alternative and convenient means of borrowing money during times of emergency or unexpected situations which create a financial hardship for the employee. 
Zero interest ELF loans are now available for employees with minimal payments to be made through monthly payroll deduction.
  
Employee BenefitsAppalachian provides a full range of benefit programs and services which support and enhance the employment relationship of faculty and staff.828.262.3187 
Employee RelationsEmployee Relations provides guidance to management in their efforts to improve employee job performance and to correct unacceptable personal conduct. Assistance is provided to  help address personal issues by providing referral assistance to various campus resources.828.262.3187  
Ombuds OfficeProvides an independent, confidential environment for faculty, staff and students of the Appalachian community to discuss campus related concerns or problems. The Ombuds Office holds the identity and all communications with those seeking assistance in strict confidence, and does not disclose confidential communications unless given permission to do so, except as required by law or where, in the judgment of the Ombuds, there appears to be imminent risk of serious harm.

Location: IG Greer 236A
828.262.2559ombud
Perks and Discounts for Appalachian EmployeesDiscounts and perks offered to staff and faculty of Appalachian State University828.262.3187  
Staff Senate ScholarshipsPermanent Appalachian State University SHRA or EHRA non-faculty employees, their dependents, and their spouses are eligible for Staff Senate Scholarships. Employees do not have to be degree seeking; however a spouse or dependent must have been accepted as a degree-seeking student at an institution of higher education with a minimum grade point average of 2.5.  
Scholarships are awarded based on funds available.
828.262.2067 
UNC Staff Assembly ScholarshipsScholarships offered by the UNC System Staff Assembly.   

UNC System and North Carolina Governance

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Appalachian State Board of TrusteesThe Appalachian State University Board of Trustees is a thirteen-member body that promotes the development of the institution within the functions prescribed by the UNC Board of Governors. The Board serves as advisor to the Board of Governors on matters pertaining to the University and also serves as advisor to the Chancellor concerning the management and development of Appalachian. The powers and duties of the Board of Trustees are primarily defined and delegated by the Board of Governors.
NC Congressional DistrictsMap and locations of NC Congressional Districts.
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NC State Employees Association of North Carolina (SEANC District 3)SEANC is an organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for state employees.
NC State Employees Association of North Carolina (SEANC Home Office) 
NC State Employee Credit Union (SECU) 
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Office of State Human Resources (OSHR) 
State Health PlanImprove the health care of North Carolina teachers, state emplpoyees, retirees, and their dependents, in a financially sustabinable manner, thereby serving as a model to the people of North Carolina for improving their health and well-being.
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UNC Staff AssemblyAdvisory board of SHRA (formerly SPA) and EHRA (formerly EPA) Non-Faculty Employees who represent the Staff of the 17 schools that make up the University of North Carolina.  Goal is to improve communications, understanding, and morale throughout the whole of our respective communities, and to increase efficiency and productivity in campus operations.