We like to think this program is a bridge between campus and the larger community; a benefit for both our employees and our local businesses. Businesses listed here provide Appalachian students, faculty, and staff a discount upon presentation of an AppState ID.
Interested in having your business participate in this program? Contact our office at email@example.com or call 828-262-6483 to obtain a registration form.
Please note: at this time we are only enrolling LOCAL businesses, meaning businesses that have a physical presence in the area. Businesses that operate solely online or are outside of our area are not currently eligible to participate in the employee discount program.
- Enterprise Rent-A-Car - Corporate discount to all AppState employees including extra coverage for corporate use. Will match corporate discount for personal use, but extra coverage is not included in rate. Show AppState ID when renting in person or contact HR office for Account Number if needed for online ordering.
- Everett Nissan - 10% discount on any service/repair, 20% discount on repairs over $250.00. Free shuttle service. Service includes all makes and models, with the exception of warranty repairs on non-Nissans.
- Mountaineer Quick Lube - 10% off Oil Changes (Starting at $39.99) with valid AppState ID.
- Earth Fare (178 W. King Street, Boone) - 5% off TUESDAYS ONLY for students, faculty & staff with valid AppState ID.
- Lowes Foods (267 New Market Centre, Boone) - 10% off SUNDAYS ONLY for students, faculty & staff with valid AppState ID.
- Bargain Basement Home Center, Inc. - Additional 10% off all merchandise in our NEW OUT OF THE BOX DEPARTMENT. All merchandise priced for pickup at our facility, but delivery and installation to the High Country is available at additional cost. Owner is an AppState Alumni. 2315 Catawba Valley Blvd, SE, Hickory, NC 28602, Hours: 10-6 M-F, 10-2 Sat. 828-838-3461.
- DB Built - $2,500 discount for builder services to all faculty and staff with a valid Appcard. Owner/Builder is an AppState Dual Career Partner - David Bryan, 828-773-4496.
- Element Funding, Brad Roche - $1000 off Closing Costs for Alumni, Faculty, Staff and Students of AppState.
- Fairbanks Home Builders - 3% off Contractor Fee.
- For Sale By Owner & Builder Magazine - 10% off advertising rates for FSBO properties.
- Page Sauder, Realtor/Broker, Baxter Mountain Properties - Free home inspection with home purchase. Client will be reimbursed for the fee of one home inspection from the inspector of their choice, up to $450, upon closing of the purchase of a home. Contact AppState Alumni, Page Sauder, 828-265-9593 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Prime Lending, Rosa Ivey - $500 off Closing Costs of a home purchase or refinance. Rosa is an AppState Dual Career Partner.
- Shannon Andrews, Realtor/Broker, Premier Sotheby's International Realty - One-year Home Warranty purchased for either buyer or seller clients at closing. Up to $500 value. Contact 828-263-3936 or email@example.com.
- Tarheel Basement Systems - 10% discount on select services, some restrictions apply.
- The Standard at Boone - 10 -13% employee discount off standard market rate on furnished, 2-bedroom and up apartments. Plus, administrative and application fees waived ($205 value) for AppState employees. Potential to waive deposit with co-signor.
- Nationwide Insurance, Charles Eyler and Associates, LLC - 7% on auto, boat, motorcycle, RV and an additional pre-negotiated price for pet Insurance.
- Carolina West Wireless (Boone Location 195 New Market Center Boone, 28607) - 15% Off Monthly Access Fee to all members on the account.
- Verizon Wireless, NC - 20% Off Monthly Access Fee, Up to 25% off Accessories with valid Appstate ID. Offer not valid with the Unlimited Plan.
- RedTail Mountain Resort - 10% discount on golf, pro shop merchandise, and food & beverage purchases at The Hub (Pro Shop Snack Bar). Alcoholic beverages excluded.
- Appalachian Moving & Storage - 10% discount on moving and storage services to faculty and staff when you mention this offer. Please call Jeff Wilcox, Owner, at 828-264-3737. Owner and son are AppState grads and wife is a current AppState employee. Independently and locally owned, local and long-distance moving, climate-controlled storage.
- Fox Brothers Moving & Storage - 10% discount for local moves with valid Appstate ID. Deeper discounts for out of state moves. Please call Ben Fox, Jr., Owner, at 828-264-3557. Office is located at 2207 U.S. 421 N., Boone, NC 28607.
- Appalachia Cookie Company - 10% off to all students, faculty, and staff with valid AppState ID.
- Bella's - 10% Discount
- Canyons of the Blue Ridge - 10% Discount
- Chili's Grill and Bar Restaurant (Boone Location) - 10% Discount
- Elevation 3333 - 10% off meals. Excludes Daily Specials.
- Kentucky Fried Chicken (Boone Location) - 10% on all orders. Excludes Specials.
- The Local, Downtown Boone - 10% Discount
- Los Arcoiris - 15% off from entire check. Excludes alcohol.
- Lost Province - 10% discount on food.
- Makoto's Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar - 10% discount
- Mellow Mushroom (Boone Location) - 10% off total purchase. Alcohol excluded. Valid only for Appcard holders.
- Mike's Inland Seafood - 10% discount
- Mint Indian Cuisine (203 Boone Heights Dr.) - 10% off for students, faculty & staff with valid AppState ID.
- Peddler Steakhouse - 20% discount
- Pepper's Restaurant - 10% on food and nonalcoholic beverages.
- Primo's - 10% discount
- Red Onion Cafe - 10% discount
- Sagebrush Steakhouse (Boone Location) - 10% discount
- Stick Boy Bread Co. - 10% off purchase
- Stick Boy Kitchen - 10% off purchase
- Taste Grill - 10% off for AppState faculty and staff with ID.
- Town Tavern (Boone Location) - 10% discount
- Vistas Land and Sea Grille at RedTail Mountain Resort - 10% off total purchase. Alcohol excluded. Valid only for Appcard holders.
- Which Wich (Boone Location) - Free chips and a drink with the purchase of a Medium Wich (10.5") anytime between 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
- Woodlands BBQ - 10% discount
- Zaxby's - 25% discount MONDAYS ONLY