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In the spring, ASU-Newport postponed its commencement ceremonies in hopes of holding in-person celebrations in the fall. Because of the rise in COVID-19 cases across Arkansas, ASUN's leadership team decided a virtual ceremony would be the safest way to honor the 2020 Spring and Summer gradua

Arkansas State University-Newport’s Fall 2020 term will begin August 24, 2020. This is a one-week postponement from the originally planned start date of August 17, 2020.

Arkansas State University-Newport continues to plan for a safe and successful return to campus this fall.

ASU-Newport Return to Campus Frequently Asked Questions

Two Arkansas State University-Newport students will spend their summer learning hands-on skills in the natural science field.

Arkansas State University-Newport received CARES Act funding during the Spring 2020 semester to assist students facing a multitude of hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

More than 250 Arkansas State University-Newport students were named to the Chancellor’s or Vice-Chancellor’s lists for academic excellence for the Spring 2020 semester. 

Arkansas State University-Newport is working to implement reopening plans as the Fall 2020 semester approaches. In response to COVID-19, ASU-Newport moved to all online instruction in March 2020.

As we continue to monitor COVID-19, the Arkansas State University-Newport Bookstore is planning for Summer book rentals and returns. Please read the following information regarding methods to secure your Summer 1 & 2 books. 

When Arkansas State University-Newport moved to online and remote instruction on Monday, March 16, 2020, we never imagined the creativity our faculty would cultivate to stay engaged with students.