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Academic Calendar

The Academic Calendar shows a shortened list of upcoming academic related events. If you need a more detailed list of upcoming events visit the Calendar Event List. If you need details about past academic related events and dates, please check the Nicholls State University Catalog.

  • October 28, 2014
    • Advising begins for winter session and spring semester

  • October 30, 2014
    • Final date for automatic W when dropping a Full Term course or resigning from the university

  • November 6, 2014
    • Registration for winter session and spring semester begins

  • November 7, 2014
    • Graduate comprehensive examinations

  • November 14, 2014
    • Last day to drop or resign with a W from Term B (regular or online) classes

    • Final date to submit thesis for final committee approval

  • November 21, 2014
    • Residence Hall Close

      Starts: 4:00 pm
      Ends: 5:00 pm
  • November 24, 2014
    • Thanksgiving holidays; university closed

    • Thanksgiving holidays; university closed.

  • November 25, 2014
    • Thanksgiving holidays; university closed

    • Thanksgiving holidays; university closed.

  • November 26, 2014
    • Thanksgiving holidays; university closed

    • Thanksgiving holidays; university closed.

  • November 27, 2014
    • Thanksgiving holidays; university closed

    • Thanksgiving holidays; university closed.

  • November 28, 2014
    • Thanksgiving holidays; university closed

    • Thanksgiving holidays; university closed.

  • December 2, 2014
    • Last day of classes for Full Term and Term B (regular and online)

    • Final Date for filing approved thesis

  • December 3, 2014
    • Study day; faculty available

    • Final Exams for Wednesday evening classes may be giving on this date.

  • December 4, 2014
    • No subject

    • Fall Semester Exams ENGL 101 & 102 (Group Exams)

      Starts: 8:00 am
      Ends: 10:00 am
    • Fall Semester Exams (5T)

      Starts: 10:30 am
      Ends: 12:30 pm
    • Fall Semester Exams (5MW)

      Starts: 1:00 pm
      Ends: 3:00 pm
  • December 5, 2014
    • Fall Semester Exams (3T)

      Starts: 8:00 am
      Ends: 10:00 am
    • Fall Semester Exams (6MW)

      Starts: 10:30 am
      Ends: 12:30 pm
    • Fall Semester Exams (3M)

      Starts: 1:00 pm
      Ends: 3:00 pm
  • December 8, 2014
    • Fall Semester Exams (2M)

      Starts: 8:00 am
      Ends: 10:00 am
    • Fall Semester Exams (6T & 7T)

      Starts: 10:30 am
      Ends: 12:30 pm
    • Fall Semester Exams (4M, 4MW)

      Starts: 1:00 pm
      Ends: 3:00 pm
  • December 9, 2014
    • Fall Semester Exams (2T)

      Starts: 8:00 am
      Ends: 10:00 am
    • Fall Semester Exams (7MW, 8MW)

      Starts: 10:30 am
      Ends: 12:30 pm
    • Fall Semester Exams (4T)

      Starts: 1:00 pm
      Ends: 3:00 pm
  • December 10, 2014
    • Fall Semester Exams (1M)

      Starts: 8:00 am
      Ends: 10:00 am
    • Fall Semester Exams (1T)

      Starts: 10:30 am
      Ends: 12:30 pm
  • December 11, 2014
    • FINAL GRADES DUE at 9:00 am for all students.

    • Final grades for all students due at 9:00 am

    • egular registration ends and web registration closes for winter session at 4:15 p.m.

      Starts: 4:15 pm
      Ends: 5:15 pm Description: Late registration and administrative drop/add begins at 4:15 p.m. All registration activity after 4:15 p.m. will occur in the Registrar’s office.
      Student must register by 4:15 p.m. to avoid late registration charge.
      Student must “unregister” by 4:15 p.m. to receive full refund and avoid processing charge. Student must pay tuition and fees by 4:15 p.m. to avoid late payment charge.
  • December 13, 2014
    • Fall semester ends

    • Commencement for summer and fall graduates 10:00 am and 2:00 pm

  • December 15, 2014
    • Night classes held as scheduled.

    • Winter session day classes held from 12:10 pm

      Starts: 9:00 am
      Ends: 12:10 pm
  • December 19, 2014
    • University closes at 4:30 pm for Christmas holidays

  • December 20, 2014
    • Christmas & New Years Holidays (university closed)

  • December 21, 2014
    • Christmas & New Years Holidays (university closed)

  • December 22, 2014
    • Christmas & New Years Holidays (university closed)

  • December 23, 2014
    • Christmas & New Years Holidays (university closed)

  • December 24, 2014
    • Christmas & New Years Holidays (university closed)

  • December 25, 2014
    • Christmas & New Years Holidays (university closed)

  • December 26, 2014
    • Christmas & New Years Holidays (university closed)

  • December 27, 2014
    • Christmas & New Years Holidays (university closed)

  • December 28, 2014
    • Christmas & New Years Holidays (university closed)

  • December 29, 2014
    • Christmas & New Years Holidays (university closed)

  • December 30, 2014
    • Christmas & New Years Holidays (university closed)

  • December 31, 2014
    • Christmas & New Years Holidays (university closed)

  • January 1, 2015
    • Christmas & New Years Holidays (university closed)

  • January 2, 2015
    • Christmas & New Years Holidays (university closed)

  • January 3, 2015
    • Christmas & New Years Holidays (university closed)

  • January 4, 2015
    • Christmas & New Years Holidays (university closed)

  • January 5, 2015
    • Winter session classes resume.

  • January 7, 2015
    • Final date to drop with W from winter session.

  • January 13, 2015
    • Transfer Student Orientation.

  • January 14, 2015
    • Winter session classes end.

  • January 15, 2015
    • Faculty Institute.

    • Spring Semester begins.

    • Final examinations for winter session.

  • January 16, 2015
    • Winter session ends.

    • Winter session grades due

    • Spring Term Admission Application Deadline.

      Description: Applications must be completed, application fee paid, and all documents necessary for admission decision submitted.
    • Transfer Student Orientation.

  • January 19, 2015
    • Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday; university closed.

  • January 20, 2015
    • Regular registration ends and web registration closes at 4:15 p.m.

      Starts: 4:15 pm
      Ends: 5:15 pm Description: Late registration and administrative drop/add begins at 4:15 p.m. All registration activity after 4:15 p.m. will occur in the Registrar’s office.
      Student must register by 4:15 p.m. to avoid late registration charge.
      Student must “unregister” by 4:15 p.m. to receive full refund and avoid processing charge. Student must pay tuition and fees by 4:15 p.m. to avoid late payment charge.
  • January 21, 2015
    • Classes begin for Full Term and Term A (regular and online).

  • February 9, 2015
    • Fourteenth class day (for statistical purposes).

    • Final date to apply for graduation for spring commencement.

  • February 16, 2015
    • Mardi Gras holiday; university closed.

      Starts: 4:30 am
      Ends: 5:30 am
  • February 17, 2015
    • Mardi Gras holiday; university closed.

      Starts: 4:30 am
      Ends: 5:30 am
  • February 18, 2015
    • Ash no classes.

  • February 19, 2015
    • Classes resume.

  • February 27, 2015
    • Last day to drop or resign with a W from Term A (regular and online) classes.

  • March 10, 2015
    •  Final examinations for Term A (regular and online) classes.

  • March 11, 2015
    •  Final examinations for Term A (regular and online) classes.

  • March 13, 2015
    • Final grades due at 9:00 a.m. for Term A (regular and online).

  • March 16, 2015
    • 7th week grades available for students.

    • Classes begin for Term B (regular and online).

  • March 27, 2015
    • Final date for automatic W when dropping a Full Term course or resigning from the university.

  • March 30, 2015
    • Advising begins for summer session and fall semester.

  • April 3, 2015
    • Spring vacation begins; no classes.

    • University Closed

  • April 6, 2015
    • University Closed

    • Spring holidays; no classes

  • April 7, 2015
    • Spring holidays; no classes

  • April 8, 2015
    • Spring holidays; no classes

  • April 9, 2015
    • Spring holidays; no classes

  • April 10, 2015
    • Spring holidays; no classes

  • April 13, 2015
    • Classes resume.

  • April 15, 2015
    • Graduate comprehensive examinations.

  • April 16, 2015
    • Early registration begins for summer session and fall semester.

  • April 17, 2015
    • Final date to submit thesis for final committee approval.

  • April 29, 2015
    • Last day to drop or resign with a W from Term B (regular and online) classes.

  • May 6, 2015
    • Final exam for Wednesday evening class may be given this date.

    • Final date for filing approved thesis.

    • Last day of classes for Full Term (regular and online) and Term B classes.

  • May 7, 2015
    • Final examinations begin.

  • May 8, 2015
    • Final examinations begin.

  • May 9, 2015
    • Final examinations begin.

  • May 10, 2015
    • Final examinations begin.

  • May 11, 2015
    • Final examinations begin.

  • May 12, 2015
    • Final examinations begin.

  • May 13, 2015
    • Final examinations begin.

  • May 14, 2015
    • Final grades for all students due at 9:00 a.m.

  • May 16, 2015
    • Spring semester ends.

    • Commencement for spring graduates at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

  • May 25, 2015
    • University Closed-Memorial Day

  • May 27, 2015
    • Summer Term Admission Application Deadline.

      Description: Applications must be completed, application fee paid, and all documents necessary for admission decision submitted.
  • May 29, 2015
    • Transfer Student Orientation.

    • Summer session begins.

    • Faculty start date for Full Term (regular and online) and Mini Term A.

    • Regular registration for summer Full Term (regular and online), Mini Term A, and Mini Term B ends and web registration closes at 11:15 a.m.

      Starts: 11:15 am
      Ends: 12:15 pm Description: Late registration and administrative drop/add begins at 11:15 a.m. All registration activity after 11:15 a.m. will occur in the Registrar’s office.
      Student must register by 11:15 a.m. to avoid late registration charge.
      Student must “unregister” by 11:15 a.m. to receive full refund and avoid processing charge. Student must pay tuition and fees by 11:15 a.m. to avoid late payment charge.
  • June 1, 2015
    • Classes begin for Full Term (regular and online) and Mini Term A.

  • June 9, 2015
    • Seventh class day (for statistical purposes).

    • Final date to apply for graduation for summer conferral (fall commencement ceremony).

  • June 17, 2015
    • Last day to drop or resign with a W from Mini Term A.

  • June 24, 2015
    • Last day of classes for Mini Term A.

  • June 25, 2015
    • Final exams for Mini Term A classes.

  • June 26, 2015
    • Final grades due at 9:00 a.m. for Mini Term A.

  • June 30, 2015
    • Classes begin for Mini Term B.

  • July 2, 2015
    • Evening classes do not meet this day.

  • July 3, 2015
    • Independence Day holiday; university closed.

  • July 6, 2015
    • Classes resume for Full Term (regular and online) and Mini Term B.

  • July 9, 2015
    • Final date to submit thesis for final committee approval.

    • Last day to drop or resign with a W from Full Term (regular and online).

  • July 10, 2015
    • Graduate comprehensive examinations.

  • July 20, 2015
    • Last day to drop or resign with a W from Mini Term B.

  • July 22, 2015
    • Transfer Student Orientation.

    • Final exams for Full Term Monday/Wednesday night classes.

  • July 23, 2015
    • Final exams for Full Term Tuesday/Thursday night classes.

  • July 27, 2015
    • Final date for filing approved thesis.

    • Last day of classes for Full Term day classes and Mini Term B classes.

  • July 28, 2015
    • Final exams for Mini Term B night classes.

    • Final exams for Full Term sections 1AB, 2AB, 5AB, 6AB, and online classes.

    • Final exams for Mini Term B sections 12B and 56B.

  • July 29, 2015
    • Final exams for Mini Term B sections 34B and 78B.

    • Final exam for Full Term sections 3AB, 4AB, 7AB, 8AB, and online classes.

  • July 31, 2015
    • Final grades due at 9:00 a.m. for Full Term (regular and online) and Mini Term B.

    • Summer Session ends.

  • August 5, 2015
    • Posting/conferral of summer degrees.

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