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A-State Remains Closed Through Fri. 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 closed on Thursday and will evaluate campus conditions on Friday morning.
  • 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.
  • Wednesday'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 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.

More Information
University Communications
(870) 972-3820

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University Police
(870) 972-2093

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are there scholarships available specifically for non-traditional students? 

ASU does not issue scholarships specifically for non-traditional students. However, there is a Single Parent Scholarship that is available. Visit http://www.aspsf.org/county_craighead.html for more information. Please contact the office of Financial Aid & Scholarships to explore other options for financial assistance.

What housing options are available for non-traditional students? 

The Village, located on ASU's campus, is for non-traditional and graduate students. For more information on the criteria and application process please contact Residence Life.

Where can I find childcare?

There are many facilities in the Jonesboro area. There is a facility located on campus, Childhood Services, but it is not affiliated with ASU. Call 870-972-3055 for more information.

What kinds of programs/activities are available for non-traditional students?

The Office of Non-Traditional Services provides programming throughout the school year that is geared toward non-traditional students. Grab-N-Go Mondays, educational workshops, and Parents Night Out are just a few activities that you will enjoy. We also host several programs that are family-friendly such as movie night and Spring Fling. Take a look at our Upcoming Events for more details.

How do I submit a suggestion for a program or service?

Any ideas or suggestions should be sent to astatemc@astate.edu.

Community Resource Booklet

The Community Resource Booklet provides useful information for Non-Traditional Students including financial aid information, community support programs, and more.


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