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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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(870) 972-3820

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Arrival & Orientation

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New Student Welcome Packet

New international students are required to read, understand, and follow the requirements contained in the welcome packets below.  

F-1 Student Welcome Packet
J-1 Student Welcome Packet


International Programs at ASU organizes orientation sessions for all new incoming international students. During orientation, international students learn more about life at ASU and in the United States. Representatives from many of the University’s service areas attend these orientation sessions and provide information about how they can help students.

You will need to bring your Passport, I-20 form, and I-94 Arrival/Departure Card with you to orientation.

International Orientation Registration

Airport Transportation

International Programs  provides free airport transportation at the beginning and ending of every semester for international students to and from Memphis International Airport (MEM - Airport Code).

To Confirm your Airport Arrival Click Here

Arrival in Jonesboro

Students should be prepared to stay in a hotel in Jonesboro upon arrival if arriving in Jonesboro after 4:30 pm, on a weekend (Saturday or Sunday) or without a confirmed room assignment. Hotels costs will be the responsibility of the student.  

International Move-In

In order to move into housing you must have applied.  Visit Housing & Residence Life's Website or e-mail maturner@astate.edu. 

International Student Orientation Dates

Summer 2015
May 26, 2015
8:00 a.m.
at International Center for English

Fall 2015
August 17, 2015
8:00 a.m.
at International Center for English

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