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+ Campus alert: A-State Closing Early Friday, March 31

A-State Closing Early Friday, March 31

Arkansas State University is canceling all on-campus classes and closing all academic and business offices at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 31, in response to the high probability of severe weather in the Jonesboro area this afternoon and evening.

The National Weather Service has issued warnings for this afternoon with the high probability of extremely high wind gusts, significant severe storms and the potential for long-lasting tornadoes.

Essential personnel who maintain on-campus activities, including our University Housing and Facilities Management will continue to work on campus. If individual employees have questions regarding who is essential personnel, please check with your supervisor today.

Other Campus Closures & Cancellations

  • A-State Childhood Services will also close at 1 p.m.
  • The Reng Student Union will open as the campus’ storm shelter for university residents at 1 p.m., and will remain open until the all-clear.
  • Dining Services will continue to operate with regular dinner hours.
  • Also closing this afternoon are the Dean B. Ellis Library (online resources available 24/7) and the Red W.O.L.F. Center.
  • Evening campus events may also be cancelled. Please check with the event organizer for event status.

All campus residents are reminded to monitor official university media, including official social media accounts for updates. Alerts and weather conditions are also available at Weather.AState.edu.

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Leadership Center Daily Digest

Terms for use are:

As soon as University Communications implements a new user interface for Digest, we will follow the policies listed at All-User Guidelines and Digest.

1.  Each organization submission must include the following details:

  1. Event title (actual title, not a shortened or “working” title)
  2. Event date
  3. Event time
  4. Event location
  5. Name of event contact person or department (plus their email address and/or phone number)

2. All events submitted to the Daily Digest must also be entered in the Campus Calendar Submit Event system. DO NOT SKIP THIS STEP!

3. You may post three (3) times regarding an event or news item.You choose the dates. They should be for:

  • Announcement – letting campus know of an upcoming item
  • Reminder – alerting the campus of an event or deadline
  • Deadline – a final reminder related to the event

If there are legal/regulatory reasons for posting an announcement more than three times, provide the Leadership Center (972-2055) or sstamatis@astate.edu, with information supporting your reason for additional postings.

4. The deadline for submission is 1:00pm on the business day before the first posting date.

5. DO NOT include images in your announcements. This is an ADA (American with Disabilities Act) violation because text and other information contained in the image will not be accessible to users.