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+ Campus alert: A-State Closed Thurs. March 5

A-State Will be Closed on Thursday, March 5

Arkansas State University will remain closed on Thursday, March 5 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 operate under inclement weather hours, 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • The Red Wolf Center will be open from noon - 5 pm.
  • The Dean B. Ellis Library will decide on their hours after campus conditions are evaluated Thursday morning.
  • 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.
  • Wednesday'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 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 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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Thank you for your interest in ASU Student Support Services. To apply for SSS, you will need to submit the following items to the SSS office:

Required Materials

Program Application

The Student Support Program Application must be completed and submitted to our office.

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Income Verification

To verify your income, we need ONE of the following:

  • We need a copy of your signed income tax return if you filed taxes last year. For dependent students, we also need a copy of your parent's signed tax return.
  • We need a signed statement from you (or parent/legal guardian of dependent student) including your taxable income from last year if you did not file taxes last year.
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Autobiographical Statement

You must create an autobiographical statement of 100 - 150 words. Please print neatly or type.


The last part of your application process is to provide an unofficial transcript  

Your application is not considered complete until each of the above items is received. Upon receipt of the above materials, SSS staff will verify that you meet minimum eligibility requirements for the program.

Tutor Application

Application must be completed in full to be considered for a tutoring position. Thank You.


ASU Student Support Services Application

Application is in two parts, both must be completed in full. IMPORTANT: In order for your application to be complete, you must also submit:

A. Income Verification  B. Autobiographical Statement  C. Unofficial Transcript

Your application is not complete until above documentation is received by the SSS office. Send documents to Erna Bass: erbass@astate.edu.