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A-State Will be Closed on Thursday, March 5

Arkansas State University will remain closed on Thursday, March 5 due to incoming winter weather. This includes the main campus at Jonesboro and the Paragould center.

For the convenience of students, faculty/staff and the community:
  • The Acansa Dining Hall will operate under inclement weather hours, 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • The Red Wolf Center will be open from noon - 5 pm.
  • The Dean B. Ellis Library will decide on their hours after campus conditions are evaluated Thursday morning.
  • GradStock has been rescheduled to March 9, from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at Cooper Alumni Center.
  • The Testing Center will be closed.
  • Wednesday's performance of "12 Angry Men" has been cancelled. Contact the Box Office for refund information.
  • NEA Science Fair has been postponed to March 16 at Hames Room, Convocation Center.
  • Communications Day (March 7) has been cancelled.
  • The SunBelt basketball match-ups with South Alabama will be played as scheduled.
  • This weekend's baseball matchup with UTA has been moved to Smith-Wills Stadium in Jackson, MS. First game is Saturday, March 7 at 7 p.m. and a doubleheader on Sunday, March 8 at 1 p.m.

The university reminds students to monitor their official Arkansas State student email account for information regarding classes, as explained in an announcement from Provost Lynita Cooksey.

For further updates, watch the A-State website at AState.edu and official social media: Facebook.com/ArkansasState and on Twitter @ArkansasState.

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(870) 972-3820

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Family & Visitors

As your son or daughter begins a new stage in their life, it is important that you are aware of the services and programs available to assist with their personal, career and professional development. Parents can assist by taking an interest and asking questions about their daughter/son’s career management process.

How you can help

  • Visit Career Services and Counseling Center when you visit campus. Schedule a time to take a career inventory in the Counseling Center while on campus.
  • Register your student with Career Connect an electronic resume and job posting system where they will find work study, part-time on and off campus jobs, and full-time and internship employment.
  • Explore their skills, interests and values. Take a Career Assessment .
  • Take an active interest and ask career related questions.
  • Talk about your job and what you like and dislike about your job.
  • Talk to friends, supervisors/managers, and acquaintances that might be willing to allow your son/daughter to participate in an informational interview or job shadowing experience.
  • Encourage your son/daughter to seek summer employment related to their interested career field.
  • Strongly encourage your student to participate in at least one internship if not more.
  • Always remember it is normal for a student to change their mind about a major or career.
  • Encourage your son/daughter to participate in experiential learning opportunities such as: faculty and student research, study abroad, student exchange, and an internship.

Undecided About a Career Field or Changing Majors?

  • If your student is undecided, encourage them to visit Career Services or the Counseling Center to discuss career plans.
  • Also visit the Wilson Academic Center, To schedule an appointment to speak with an academic advisor about a major.
  • If undecided about a major visit “What can you do with this major?