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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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Psychology and Counseling

Students in class as ASU

The Department of Psychology & Counseling faculty are a diverse group with backgrounds including experimental and professional psychology, counseling, and rehabilitation. Our faculty are active in research and grant-writing, dedicated to teaching, and involved in professional organizations. 

Resources for academic success


Psychology & Counseling Department offices, classrooms, and support facilities are conveniently located in the Education Building on the east side of campus. Faculty teach in "smart" classrooms that are capable of delivering multimedia instruction. We have a computer lab that supports both our courses and individual student projects. We also have an experimental psychology lab with support facilities.

The department has a clinic that is located on the first floor of the Education Building. The clinic has a group counseling room, six individual client rooms, and a play therapy room. All the counseling rooms include access to quality recording in order to conduct research, provide services, and training for counseling students. In addition to the counseling rooms there are multiple research labs for the psychology department to conduct their studies to produce innovative research in a multitude of areas.

The department maintains several faculty led laboratories for basic human and animal research, including the Animal Learning Lab, the Forensic and Applied Cognition in Society Lab, the Memory, Attention, and Perception Lab, and the Social Attitudes and Political Psychology Lab. The facilities were designed to meet the growing need, and demand, for hands-on laboratory and research experiences for students.   The designated facilities are equipped with the latest technology and are used in the investigation of a wide variety of research topics as well as in the supervision of students conducting independent research projects and honors theses. 

Accreditations

Our department has programs accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education, the Council on Rehabilitation Education, and the Council for Accreditation of Counseling Related Education Programs. In addition, the school psychology track in the ED.S. is approved by the Arkansas Department of Education and the National Association of School Psychologists.


Student Organizations

Our department has a variety of organizations that offer students a chance to be recognized for academic achievement, socialize, and increase their knowledge.


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