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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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Thank you for considering A-State as a possible destination to finish your 4-year degree. Our transfer program provides a seamless process for you to earn a bachelor’s degree. We work hand-in-hand with your institution to create a smooth transition. With the use of the transfer course equivalency check sheet, our recruiters and a transfer student advisor, we are here to help you have a successful educational journey at A-State.



The A-State Transfer Scholarship is administered through the A-State Financial Aid and Scholarships Office. Students do not need to submit a separate application for this scholarship. The requirements include having at least 24 cumulative transfer hours with at least a 3.25 GPA. The deadlines to be fully admitted for scholarship eligibility are July 15 for Fall admission and December 15 for Spring admission.


This scholarship is $4,000 awarded annually split between fall and spring semesters. For ASU System Schools students that have received their Associate's Degree from ASU Beebe, ASU Mountain Home, ASU Mid-South, ASU Newport, or ASU Three Rivers; they will receive an additional $1,000 to their scholarship.


Please call the A-State Financial Aid and Scholarship Office at (870) 972-2310 for additional information or questions.


We understand and value the journey that you are about to embark on and can assure you that the faculty, staff and administrators at A-State Jonesboro will help you work toward your goal of earning a bachelor’s degree. We look forward to seeing you on our campus soon.



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