Welcome to Arkansas State University!

As an online student, we take pride in offering services to you to help you achieve your academic goals. Below you will find information on services offered through Disability Support Services, the library, and the writing center. 


  • Disability Services

    A-State is committed to providing opportunities in higher education for students with disabilities who demonstrate reasonable college success.

    Creating a barrier-free environment

    Disability Services is responsible for the coordination and provision of support services to students with disabilities. We strive to ensure access for students with disabilities and to comply with ADA, ADAAA amendments act of 2008, Section 504 and Section 508 of Rehabilitation Act. Any A-State student with a disability may utilize services through DS.

  • Dean B. Ellis Library

    The Dean B. Ellis Library strives to meet the informational and research needs of the university by offering a variety of services.  Library personnel acquires and organize the library's physical and online collections in addition to providing desk services for research assistance and checking out materials.  The library also offers one-on-one research consultations, library instruction for classes and one credit hour library skills class.

    Students, staff, and faculty have access to thousands of journal articles and books both physically in the library and online. Materials not contained in the library's collection can be requested from another library through interlibrary loan or borrowed from another Arkansas library through the ARKLink program.

    Below are some videos that will help you utilize the online resources available at the library. 

  • Writing Center

    The Arkansas State University Writing Center is a comfortable learning space in which ALL members of the A-State community, undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, and staff, can receive feedback on their writing. Our qualified, friendly writing consultants will help you at any stage of the process, from deciphering assignment sheets to providing feedback on writing projects that are nearly finished. We will help you with any writing occasion, whether it be personal, academic, or professional.

    Our Writing Consultants will:

    Our Writing Consultants will not:

    • help you understand and plan your writing project;
    • talk with you about the content, organization, style, and/or mechanics of your work;
    • work with you on the integration of sources and documentation (APA, Chicago, MLA, Turabian, etc.);
    • ensure that you are not engaging in academically dishonest writing and research practices;
    • walk you through how to utilize the campus research databases;
    • do our best not just to help you create better writing, but to help you become a better writer;
    • review your work without you present;
    • write or edit your paper for you;
    • tell you what to write;
    • assign a grade to your work, even informally;
    • discuss you or your work with anyone outside of the Writing Center without your permission.

    During these hours, students can visit the center in person or virtually, via Skype. Some restrictions may apply. 

    Please note that we are open only when classes are in session. Hours may vary during holidays and final exam periods. 

    You may book a Skype appointment in person or over the phone at (870) 972-3451

  • Policies, Procedures, and Code of Conduct

Dean B. Ellis Library

Library Clock TowerThe Dean B. Ellis Library functions as an educational center for the university. It houses an open shelf collection which includes over 536,900 books & periodical bound volumes, 531,307 federal & state documents, and 482,122 microforms.


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