Disco Student Learning Center

Boone Campus

Phone: 828-262-2291

Boone Campus Location:

D.D. Dougherty Hall
226 Joyce Lawrence Lane
Boone, NC 28608

Hickory Campus


Hickory Campus Location:

Room 1165B
800 17th St NW
Hickory, NC 28601


Refer a Student

The social, personal, and academic demands of college can place enormous stress on students. To help students stay fully engaged in the educational process and meet Appalachian's high standards, the University has numerous means of identifying students who might be struggling.

If you a faculty or staff member and are concerned about a student, use the Quick Referral Guide to connect with the appropriate resource for your student.

Workshops & Tutoring Information Requests

Student Learning Center staff can speak on a variety of topics with respect to student success. Submit a request to have a member of our staff present to your class or other university organization.

The Student Learning Center offers workshops that can be presented to your classroom or organization.

  • Student Learning Center Services Overview -- Discover all of the wonderful services and supports offered by the SLC, including tutoring, consultations, academic success coaching, learning labs and more.

Let your students know how they can learn from and with their peers through peer tutoring. The benefits of peer tutoring include:

  • enhancing student engagement, communication and study skills
  • promoting critical thinking and problem-solving based learning
  • increasing understanding of course content.

Request a classroom visit from an undergraduate peer tutor in your subject area. Tutors will introduce themselves and discuss the tutoring options available to your students.