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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.

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

Classes begin for Term B (regular and online).

7th week grades available for students.

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

University Closed

Spring vacation begins; no classes.

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 date for filing approved thesis.

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

Final exams for Wednesday evening classes may be given this date.

May 7, 2015

Spring Semester Exams ENGL 101 & 102 (Group Exams)

Starts: 8:00 am
Ends: 10:00 am

Spring Semester Exams (5T)

Starts: 10:30 am
Ends: 12:30 pm

Spring Semester Exams (5MW)

Starts: 1:00 pm
Ends: 3:00 pm
May 8, 2015

Spring Semester Exams (3T)

Starts: 8:00 am
Ends: 10:00 am

Spring Semester Exams (6MW)

Starts: 10:30 am
Ends: 12:30 pm

Spring Semester Exams (3M)

Starts: 1:00 pm
Ends: 3:00 pm
May 11, 2015

Spring Semester Exams (2M)

Starts: 8:00 am
Ends: 10:00 am

Spring Semester Exams (6T & 7T)

Starts: 10:30 am
Ends: 12:30 pm

Spring Semester Exams (4M & 4MW)

Starts: 1:00 pm
Ends: 3:00 pm
May 12, 2015

Spring Semester Exams (2T)

Starts: 8:00 am
Ends: 10:00 am

Spring Semester Exams (7MW & 8MW)

Starts: 10:30 am
Ends: 12:30 pm

Spring Semester Exams (4T)

Starts: 1:00 pm
Ends: 3:00 pm
May 13, 2015

Spring Semester Exams (1M)

Starts: 8:00 am
Ends: 10:00 am

Spring Semester Exams (1T)

Starts: 10:30 am
Ends: 12:30 pm
May 14, 2015

Final grades for all students due at 9:00 a.m.

May 16, 2015

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

Spring semester ends.

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

Summer session begins.

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

Transfer Student Orientation.

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

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

Seventh class day (for statistical purposes).

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

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

Final date to submit thesis for final committee approval.

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

Final exams for Full Term Monday/Wednesday night classes.

Transfer Student Orientation.

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 Full Term sections 1AB, 2AB, 5AB, 6AB, and online classes.

Final exams for Mini Term B night classes.

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

July 29, 2015

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

Final exams for Mini Term B sections 34B and 78B.

July 31, 2015

Summer Session ends.

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

August 5, 2015

Transfer Student Orientation.

Posting/conferral of summer degrees.

August 11, 2015

New Faculty Orientation.

Transfer Student Orientation.

August 12, 2015

Faculty Institute; fall semester begins.

August 13, 2015

Fall Term Admission Application Deadeline. Applications must be completed, application fee paid, and all documents necessary for admission decision submitted.

First-time Freshman Orientation.

August 14, 2015

Transfer Student Orientation.

Regular registration ends and web registration closes for fall semester. Late registration and administrative drop/add begins at 4:15 pm. All registration activity after 4:15 pm will occur in the Registrar's office. Student must register by 4:15 pm to avoid late registration charge. Student must "unregister" by 4:15 pm to receive full refund and avoid processing charge. Student must pay tuition and fees by 4:15 pm to avoid late payment charge.

Starts: 4:15 pm
Ends: 5:15 pm Location: 4:15 pm All registration activity after 4:15 pm will occur in the Registrar's ofice. Student must register by 4:15 pm to avoid late registration charge. Student must
August 17, 2015

Classes begin for Full Term and Term A (regular and online).

September 3, 2015

Fourteenth class day (for statistical purposes).

September 7, 2015

Labor Day - University Closed.

September 8, 2015

Classes Resume.

September 9, 2015

Final date to apply for graduation for fall commencement.

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