The University is closely monitoring the rapidly evolving situation on the coronavirus and associated COVID-19 disease, and emergency procedures are in place.

The Office of Research is open. Please note that our staff is mostly teleworking, but can be reached by email or by phone at their campus number. The information at this link provides research-related guidance as of 11/23/2020. We will continue to update this page as needed. Please contact us at or 262-7459 with specific questions.


The Office of Research provides support for the research, creative, and scholarly endeavors of Appalachian faculty, staff, and students. The Office of Research also collaborates with Special Funds Accounting on the fiscal management of awarded projects.