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A-State Will be Closed on Thursday, March 5

Arkansas State University will remain closed on Thursday, March 5 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 operate under inclement weather hours, 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • The Red Wolf Center will be open from noon - 5 pm.
  • The Dean B. Ellis Library will decide on their hours after campus conditions are evaluated Thursday 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 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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University Communications
(870) 972-3820

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(870) 972-2093

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About ASU Rugby

Rugby team during anthemFor over 10 years, the Arkansas State University rugby team has provided high-quality education to our students  as well as maximizing their athletic capabilities through the game of Rugby. 

Our program invites veteran high school players to join our winning tradition, as well as embark on a journey into growing to be a gentleman on and off the field. Opportunities are also open to International students in pursuit of an education in the United States while playing rugby. Rookies are always invited to join our team, no experience is needed to start playing rugby with us. 

Our players at Arkansas State University learn such things as sportsmanship, discipline, camaraderie and leadership, always on a fun environment.


Arkansas State University is a nationally recognized rugby factory, producing approximately 8 All-Americans over the last decade. Also, in addition to our program's All-American accolades, we boast numerous Honorable Mentions with pride for it is a reflection of our program's success. 

Our coaching staff is made up of rugby lovers willing to teach and share their experiences with current and future participants, always in a healthy and fun environment. Our young coaching panel has grown up in the ASU Rugby tradition and are adamant about keeping the program moving in the right direction.