Getting Started

Welcome to Health Promotion for Faculty and Staff! We're thrilled to have you on board as you embark on your wellness journey.

Here's a simple guide to help you get started:

Getting Started with Health Promotion for Faculty and Staff

HPFS is available to all App State faculty and staff members, retirees, and their spouses of domestic partners.

Complete Forms

Download and complete the following forms:

Bring both forms with a wet signature to either of our locations (Varsity Gym at the Boone Campus or Leon Levine Hall).

Gym Management Software

  • We'll add your information to WellnessLiving, our gym management software.
  • Look out for a welcome email, including instructions to establish your WellnessLiving password.

Explore Our Services

Take some time to navigate our website and discover the fitness and preventative services we offer.

Connect with Us

Have questions or need more information? Reach out to us at

Gym Locations

Varsity Gym: Finding the "Hidden Gem"

Varsity Gym
530 Rivers Street
Boone, North Carolina 28608

From Rivers Street Entrance:

  • Upon entering the gymnasium, take the stairs down to your left, next to the water fountain.
  • Look for the "Health Promotion for Faculty and Staff" poster at the top of the stairs.

From Campus Entrance:

  • If entering from the campus side, head down two flights of stairs past vending machines.
  • Walk across the gym floor toward Rivers Street.
  • In the lobby, take the stairs down to your right, just past restrooms and a water fountain. Look for the "Health Promotion for Faculty and Staff" poster at the top of the stairs.

Hickory Gym

Hickory Gym   

800 17th Street
Hickory, North Carolina 28601 
Room 1116 

  • Located on the first floor of the Hickory building in the Interprofessional Clinic

Leon Levine Hall

Leon Levine Hall
Lab Room 253
1179 State Farm Road
Boone, North Carolina 28608

  • Find our second gym location in the Leon Levine Health Sciences Building, Room 253, on the second floor.

Facility Check-Ins and Cancellations

Check-In for Varsity Gym, Levine Hall and Hickory locations

Whether you are using one of the Health Promotion gym locations for a personal workout, group class or personal trainer session, we ask that you please check in by using the Sign-In kiosk when you enter the facilities. Simply provide your appstate email address and click the "Check In" button on the kiosk. If you are arriving for a personal training session, your trainer will come out to meet you once you are signed in.


If you are unable to attend your group class registration, please use the WellnessLiving app to cancel your reservation – this will free up a space for another participant!