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+ Campus alert: A-State Remains Closed Through Friday. March 6

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 Acansa Dining Hall will operate under inclement weather hours, 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. on Thursday and 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. on Friday.
  • 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.
  • 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 Honors Reception event scheduled for Saturday, March 7 has been cancelled.

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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Termination Procedures

The Termination Workflow should be submitted at least 2 weeks prior to the last work day for all employees leaving the University except for the following:

  • Faculty who are teaching two or more consecutive semesters
  • Overload Assignments
  • Employee transfers - the new department should complete the Assignment Change Form.

Employees, Non-Employees, and Privatized Employees

  1. Return all university-owned property (including keys and ID card) to your supervisor as early as possible prior to your last day of work.
  2. Submit all leave time.
  3. Pay off any travel advances and/or other outstanding balances online or at the Cashier's Window.
  4. Payroll Services will not release your last pay check until Items 1, 2, and 3 are completed.
  5. Contact Human Resources for any questions regarding continuation of benefits through COBRA.

Department Initiators and Supervisors

  1. Ensure employee has returned all university property and submitted their leave time.
  2. Initiate the termination workflow via myCampus.
  3. Click on the Workflow icon in the Quicklaunch channel.
  4. Under User Profile, click on My Processes and the ASU_TERMINATION_PROCESS link.
  5. Review, complete, and approve the workflow.

Additional Information

  • The operating procedure is accessible online.
  • The user guides are accessible online.
  • Upon receiving the email notification for the employee's termination, Human Resources will begin the process for terminating benefits.
  • Payroll Services will calculate the vacation payout for eligible employees who have accrued annual leave. This payout cannot exceed 240 hours or the balance in the employee's annual leave account, whichever is less. The check will be issued within 30 days of completing the checkout process.