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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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Graduate School

Graduate students are an integral part of our research, teaching, and service mission at Arkansas State. The Graduate School believes that graduate study should be viewed as part of a well-rounded life experience and offers many programs to help support and enrich the lives of our students.

Learning Never Ends

It is always the right time to think about expanding your horizons, improving your mind, extending your education.  The Graduate School staff are proud to be able to assist you in achieving your goals of an academic career, a new profession, or another life path of your choosing.

Graduate School Campus Tour

For Graduate Students wanting to visit the A-State campus, please contact us at gradsch@astate.edu to schedule a date, at least a week in advance.  Our campus tours are on Friday afternoons, from 1 to 4.  Our Student-led Walking Tour of our campus is approximately 30 to 40 minutes in length, weather permitting.  The tour includes our Student Union, Red WOLF Fitness facility, Academic Buildings, and the Dean B. Ellis Library Building.

After your tour, you may want to visit our Arkansas State Museum located inside the Library Building, or try one of the food court options in the Student Union.

Visits with program directors are not a part of the Graduate School Campus Tour and will need to be scheduled separately with that department directly, if desired.  You are strongly encouraged to bring unofficial transcripts to those department visits, if scheduled, for a more knowledgeable visit with them.

Tuition Fellowships

A student at ASUWith a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher, residents of any U.S. state or territory qualify for a fellowship reducing tuition to the in-state rate of an Arkansas resident. Students must be enrolled in at least 6 hours for Fall and Spring semesters, and at least 3 hours in Summer terms to qualify.

International students pay a reduced tuition rate that is twice the in-state amount plus a fixed international student fee.


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