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A-State Connection 2021

The Division of Diversity and Community Engagement, and Office of Admissions at Arkansas State University will host A-State Connection on Friday, March 12, 2021 from 9AM  to 12PM. 

What is A-State Connection?

A-State Connection is a diversity recruitment program designed for high-achieving high school juniors from underrepresented racial/ethnic backgrounds. Students will receive information about A-State resources and tips on how to successfully navigate college. The day will be filled with fun and informative sessions to connect students to all aspects of academic and campus life at A-State. 

A-State Connection Requirements

  1. The student must reside in Arkansas or the Memphis, TN metro area
  2. The student must be from a marginalized racial/ethnic background (Examples: African American, Asian American, Native American, Hispanic)
  3. The student must be a junior matriculating in a college preparatory curriculum

What can I expect during A-State Connection?

Check out this A-State Connection Program Schedule to get an idea of what to expect.  

A-State Connection Application and Other Documents

A-State Connection 2021 Application

Application Deadline extended to Friday, March 5, 2021 4:30 PM. 

A-State Connections 2021 Flyer

Questions? Contact the A-State Multicultural Center at 870.680.4052 or astatemc@astate.edu

A-State Connection FAQs

Is this an Overnight Program?

No. Due to COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions, A-State Connection will be held virtually on Friday, March 12, 2021.

Do I need transportation around town?

No. Due to COVID-19 Guidelines and Restrictions, A-State Connection will be held virtually this year.