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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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(870) 972-3820

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(870) 972-2093

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Peer Advising

Peer advising is a social and educational network of students who have had life changing experiences through study abroad. Peer Advisors are returned study abroad students who have deep appreciation for their cross-cultural experience and who would like to encourage others to go abroad. The main goal of peer advisors is to promote study abroad, educate and help future students who want to travel for educational purposes. To become a Peer Advisor please download the application complete it and send it to the Office of International Programs:

Peer Advisor Application: Peer_Advising_Application.doc

What do Peer Advisors do?

  • Talking with students about application procedures, requirements, choosing courses
  • Building relationships with students preparing to go abroad through informal conversations. Advise prospective study abroad students in one-on-one and group setting.
  • Being available to answer questions from students who want to hear from those that have been there.
  • Taking part in study abroad promotional activities such as: Distributing study abroad information to on campus.
  • Assisting with Study Abroad Fairs and Pre-Departure Orientations.
  • Peer advisors are available through e-mail and help at sessions organized by the study abroad office.