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A-State Closing at 1 pm on Wednesday, March 4

Arkansas State University will be closing at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4 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 be open until 8 p.m.
  • The Red Wolf Center will close at 3 p.m.
  • The Dean B. Ellis Library will close at 1 p.m.
  • GradStock has been rescheduled to March 9, from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at Cooper Alumni Center.
  • The Testing Center will close at 1 p.m.
  • Tonight'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 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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Informational Meeting & Hearing Dates

Hearing 1

      Application Deadline:  September 15, 2014 at 4:00p, Student Government Association Office

      Hearing Date:  September 17, 2014 from 4:00p-6:00p, Reng Student Union Boardroom

      **Events funded during this hearing must be completed by December 15, 2013

 

Hearing 2

      Application Deadline:  October 27, 2014 at 4:00p, Student Government Association Office

      Hearing Date:  October 29, 2014 from 4:00p-6:00p, Reng Student Union Boardroom

      **Events funded during this hearing must be completed by February 20, 2014

 

Hearing 3

      Application Deadline:  February 9, 2015 at 4:00p, Student Government Association Office

      Hearing Date:  February 11, 2015 from 4:00p-6:00p, Reng Student Union Boardroom

      **Events funded during this hearing must be completed by May 15, 2014

 

Hearing 4

      Application Deadline:  March 30, 2015 at 4:00p, Student Government Association Office

      Hearing Date:  April 1, 2015 from 4:00p-6:00p, Reng Student Union Boardroom

      **Events funded during this hearing must be completed by June 1, 2014

Action Fund Guidelines

  • Student organizations requesting Action Fund allocations must be registered with the Leadership Center as a student organization.
  • Action Fund applications are due on the designated date to the Student Government Association office located on the 2nd floor of the Student Union. Organizations are required to be detailed in the request and maintain a reasonable amount of requested funding.
  • All organizations will be required to attend a brief hearing to clarify the application request and discuss funding with the Action Fund Commission.
  • The following requests will not be granted: benefit for individuals, philanthropies, office supplies, travel reimbursement, travel food or lodging requests.
  • Action Fund hearing results will be posted in the Student Government Association office located on the 2nd floor of the Student Union within twenty-four hours of the hearing.

The following is the disbursement procedure once funds are received:

  • Funds used to pay for Sodexo Catering or ASU facility rental will be processed using Interdepartmental Transfer by a Leadership Center representative once an invoice is received from the student organization to pay for this type of expense.
  • All other allocations will be processed within 10 business days of the Action Fund hearing date in the form of a check authorized to the student organization name listed on the Action Fund application. Check requests will not be process for an individual student or advisor.
  • All organizations are required to submit the Action Fund Post Disbursement report within four days of the organization event. Failure to submit a completed report will result in the organization forfeiting Action Fund eligibility for one calendar year.

All questions regarding the Action Fund process must be directed to the Action Fund Commissioner at sga@smail.astate.edu.
Failure to comply with guidelines will result in the organization’s ineligibility to receive Action Funds for one calendar year.