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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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NYIT Medical Clinic

The Student Health Center

The A-State Student Health Center (SHC) is now operated by NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine at A-State, and is known as the The NYITCOM at Arkansas State Medical Clinic. It continues to offer provides an array of medical services to A-State students including:

  • Treatment of Minor Illness and Injury
  • Physical Exams
  • Immunizations
  • Female and Male Exams
  • PAP Smears
  • STI Testing
  • Pregnancy Testing
  • Pregnancy Prevention (birth control, condoms, etc.)

Students may be referred to other facilities for additional laboratory tests, x-rays, diagnostic imaging, counseling, or specialized services as deemed necessary by our staff.

Eligibility and General Information

All currently registered students of Jonesboro campus are eligible to use our services.

In order to serve you better, we prefer you call us at (870) 972-2054 to schedule an appointment for medical services. Students who walk-in will be scheduled for the next available appointment slot. 

To be prepared for your visit to the Student Health Center you should:

  • Bring your Student ID & Health Insurance Card
  • Know all medications & doses you are currently taking
  • Know your medication allergies & sensitivities