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Arkansas State University will be closed on Friday, Dec. 6, 2013 due to the threat of inclement weather. A-State is open on Thursday, Dec. 5, for all final exams.
Final exams scheduled for Friday, December 6, 2013, will be rescheduled for Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at the previously scheduled time.
In addition to campus closing, the following events have been cancelled or postponed.
While the University is closed for inclement weather, the Acansa Dining Hall hours will be from 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. All retail locations will be closed.
In response to the change of finals from Friday to next Wednesday, the residence hall closing deadline of noon on Wednesday, Dec. 11, is extended until Thursday, Dec. 12, at noon.
Stay tuned for more closure updates as they become available.
All University Fire Extinguishers are serviced and maintained per National Fire Protection Association Code 10 standards by contracted personnel, State licensed thru the Arkansas Fire Protection Licensing Board under Act 743 of 1977 and amended in 2008. Service includes: monthly and annual inspections, 6-year service, and hydrostat testing of the cylinder every 12 years.
All Fire Sprinkler Systems in University facilities are inspected, tested, and maintained per National Fire Protection Association Codes 13 and 25 standards by contracted personnel, State licensed thru the Arkansas Fire Protection Licensing Board under Act 743 of 1977 and amended in 2008. Inspection and testing includes: Flowing Wet Sprinklers Systems annually, flowing Dry Sprinkler Systems every 3 years, flowing Standpipes every 5 years, and churning and testing Fire Pumps annually.
The University works diligently with both the State Fire Marshall’s office and the Jonesboro Fire Marshall’s office to insure that all fire codes mandated by the Arkansas Fire Prevention Code, 2007 edition, are met to insure a safe campus. These codes are implemented thru building planning, construction, and operation.
The purpose of these procedures is to provide for emergency fire and rescue protection to the Arkansas State University campus.
In there is a reported fire in your building, do not use the elevator to evacuate. Always use the stairs in a fire emergency.