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A-State Remains Closed Through Friday. March 6

Arkansas State University will remain closed through Friday, March 6, due to heavy snowfall and hazardous road conditions. This includes the main campus at Jonesboro and the Paragould center.

For the convenience of students, faculty/staff and the community:
  • The Upward Bound session scheduled for March 7 is cancelled.
  • Saturday's Archeology Day activities at the Museum have been postponed until Saturday, March 14.
  • The MPA Program's "Career Conversations" event with Dr. Michele Reba has been postponed until Wednesday, March 11, at 1 p.m., Wilson Hall, Room 412.
  • The Acansa Dining Hall will operate under inclement weather hours, 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • The Red Wolf Center will be open from noon - 5 pm during the closure.
  • The Dean B. Ellis Library will be open on Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and regular hours over the weekend.
  • 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.
  • NEA Science Fair has been postponed to March 16 at Hames Room, Convocation Center.
  • Communications Day (March 7) has been cancelled.
  • 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 Honors Reception event scheduled for Saturday, March 7 has been cancelled.
  • The Arkansas State University Regional Math Contest scheduled for Saturday, March 7, has been rescheduled to 4:45 pm on Monday, March 9. For more information please see the Math Departments Homepage.

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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The accommodation card informs faculty members of the specific accommodations students are eligible to receive. The recommended academic adjustments may comprise an incomplete list. Accommodation needs may change over time and are not always initially identified during the diagnostic process.

Students and faculty members are encouraged to discuss the student's academic strengths and weaknesses, his or her learning styles, and the faculty member's teaching methods used in the course, such as the type(s) of exams to be administered and other course requirements and/or expectations.

If students with disabilities do not contact the faculty member regarding academic adjustments, we encourage the faculty member to invite students with disabilities to visit with them concerning disability and academic related matters which can enhance the teaching/learning process. We also recommend that faculty members include a statement concerning accommodation requests in their class syllabus. See example below:

"Students who require academic adjustments in the classroom due to a disability must first register with ASU Disability Services. Following registration and within the first two weeks of class, please contact me to discuss appropriate academic accommodations. Appropriate arrangements can be made to ensure equal access to this course."

The confidentiality protocol between ASU and the student with a disability requires absolute privacy of the student's evaluation. Avoid delving into the student's diagnosis and concentrate on information needed about the student's ability to function in the course. It is also important to remember the name of the student with a disability should not be disclosed to students or departmental personnel who are not responsible for providing academic access.

For questions or concerns regarding this matter, contact Dr. Jenifer Rice-Mason at (870) 972-3964.