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A-State Closing at 1 pm on Wednesday, March 4

Arkansas State University will be closing at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4 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 be open until 8 p.m.
  • The Red Wolf Center will close at 3 p.m.
  • The Dean B. Ellis Library will close at 1 p.m.
  • GradStock has been rescheduled to March 9, from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at Cooper Alumni Center.
  • The Testing Center will close at 1 p.m.
  • Tonight'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 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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Jenifer Rice-Mason

Director of Disability Services


  • Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 1989
  • M.S., East Texas State University, 1977
  • M.S., East Texas State University, 1976
  • B.S.E., Ouachita Baptist University, 1975

Professional Credentials

  • Student Personnel and Counseling (Post Graduate Work), University of Memphis
  • Testing and Counseling, Arkansas State University
  • Counseling, Henderson State University, Arkansas


  • Appointee to the Arkansas Independent Living Counsel
  • Association on Higher Education and Disability
  • Arkansas Association on Higher Education and Disability
  • Disability Access Information and Support (DAIS), Professional Development Resource
  • Salome Heyward and Associates Disability Management Consultant - Professional Development Resource
  • PEPNet - Professional Development Resource
  • Learning Ally
  • ICAN