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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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Graduation Requirements

Honors Students at an 2014 Award Ceremony

The Honors College awards degrees with honors to candidates who meet specified standards of academic excellence. Students can graduate "In University Honors", "In Honors", or receive an Honors Certificate.

To graduate "In University Honors" students must have:

  • 24 credit hours of Honors coursework. 12 credit hours must be upper-level courses.
  • Senior thesis in major or minor area.
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.50 or higher.

To graduate "In Honors" students must have:

  • 18 credit hours of Honors coursework. 9 credit hours must be upper-level courses.
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.50 or higher.

To earn an Honors certificate students must have:

  • 18 credit hours of Honors coursework.
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.00

Honors students who have completed a minimum of 18 credit hours in Honors coursework with a 3.00 or higher cumulative GPA and have been formally admitted to professional programs that do not require an undergraduate degree are also presented with a certificate in recognition of their accomplishment.

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The Scholar at ASU

The scholar embodies all the qualities of the students you will find at A-State. Determined, dedicated, inquisitive, committed, engaged... all characteristics that you see on this progressive campus. It's an attitude - we know you've got it. Join us.