Service & Leadership Residential Learning Community

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Do you enjoy serving the community? 
Do you want to develop your leadership skills? 

Do you have a personal philosophy of leadership? 

The Service & Leadership (S&L) Residential Learning Community is for students who want to fully explore what it takes to leave a legacy at Appalachian State University. If you want to learn more about yourself, your community and the world - stop and take a look at this unique living and learning experience.  Besides making life-long relationships with your cohorts, there are many opportunities to join service projects through the Appalachian & the Community Together (ACT) and programs through Leadership Development. Through your time together and your experiences, you'll work towards leaving a legacy of your own. 

Next Step?  Contact University Housing!  

Review the information from University Housing and contact or call (828)262-8656 with your questions.  They are happy to talk with you about the program!

Social Change - First Year Seminar
As part of S&L, you'll attend a special section of First Year Seminar focused on social change and social issues during the fall semester. You'll take part in common time experiences throughout the year. For details about the courses and how to enroll, check out this information Fall 2019 First Year Seminar Course for Residential Learning Communities

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Appalachian & the Community Together (ACT)  is Appalachian's clearinghouse for community service, service-learning, and community-based research opportunities within the North Carolina High Country area, as well as across the state, nation, and world. ACT offers diverse opportunities for students and organization to get involved in human services and environmental advocacy, as well as help faculty members and community partners with integrating community service projects into their academic courses and local agencies.

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Leadership Development

As part of the Department of Student Engagement & Leadership, Leadership Development  offers resources for Appalachian State students, staff, faculty, and the community. College is about developing skills that will help you succeed in your career and in life. Not only can you learn more about your passions and interests, but you are able to broaden your mind and perspectives through your relationships with peers and colleagues. There are a number of leadership development opportunities for all students at Appalachian State University, and the Service and Leadership Residential Learning Community is an excellent example of how first year students can begin their journey of developing their leadership. 



Contact Us

Rm. 244, Plemmons Student Union
P.O. Box 32034
263 Locust Street
Boone, NC 28608
Fax: (828) 262-6502

Monday - Friday: 8am - 5pm

Visit us or call to find out more about leadership programs!

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