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+ Campus alert: A-State Closed Thurs. March 5

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.

More Information
University Communications
(870) 972-3820

Emergency Contact
University Police
(870) 972-2093

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Pre-Event Reservations

It is important that you promptly make reservations for the location where your event will be held, including your needs for the room setup and tables for food and beverages. Please allow three hours for setup and two hours for clean up when reserving the space.

The following contact information is for the three main campus locations for events, the Student Union, the Convocation Center and the Fowler Center:

Convocation Center

The Convocation staff will reserve your room and assist you with your menu selection. Payment for Convocation Center events will be made according to their guidelines.
Phone: (870) 972-3870 Fax: (870) 972-3825

Fowler Center

The Fowler Center staff will reserve the room and Catering will provide your dining.
Phone: (870) 910-8115 Fax: (870) 910-8118

Student Union

The Student Union staff will reserve the room and Catering will provide your dining.
Phone: (870) 972-2056 Fax: (870) 972-3133

Advance Notice

Please contact the Catering office as soon as you have a reserved location in the Fowler Center, the Student Union or any other location except the Convocation Center. We will schedule your event on our catering calendar and you may then call on us to make arrangements for your order. We suggest you visit our website at www2.astate.edu/dining to view catering selections. We are pleased to answer any questions you may have, assisting you with menu suggestions and special services.

We request that all orders be placed at least 10 working days prior to your event to guarantee all items and services will be available. Your guaranteed guest count must be received 2 business days prior to the event. The final bill for catering services is presented at the end of your event.