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.

May 4, 2016
  • Final exam for Wednesday evening classes may be given
    May 4, 2016


  • Last day of classes for Full Term (regular and online) and Term B classes
    May 4, 2016 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 pm


  • Final date for filing approved thesis
    May 4, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm


May 5, 2016
  • Final exams begin.
    May 5, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 pm


  • Spring Semester Exams ENGL 101 & 102 (Group Exams)
    May 5, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am


  • Spring Semester Exams (5T)
    May 5, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm


  • Spring Semester Exams (5M)
    May 5, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


May 6, 2016
  • Spring Semester Exams (3T)
    May 6, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am


  • Spring Semester Exams (6M)
    May 6, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm


  • Spring Semester Exams (3M)
    May 6, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


May 9, 2016
  • Spring Semester Exams (2M)
    May 9, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am


  • Spring Semester Exams (6T & 7T)
    May 9, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm


  • Spring Semester Exams (4M)
    May 9, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


May 10, 2016
  • Enrollment decision date for summer session.
    May 10, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm


  • Spring Semester Exams (2T)
    May 10, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am


  • Spring Semester Exams (7M, 8M)
    May 10, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm


  • Spring Semester Exams (4T)
    May 10, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


May 11, 2016
  • Spring Semester Exams (1M)
    May 11, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am


  • Spring Semester Exams (1T)
    May 11, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm


  • Final Exams end.
    May 11, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 12:45 pm


May 12, 2016
  • Final grades for all students due at 9:00 a.m.
    May 12, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am


May 14, 2016
  • Spring semester ends.
    May 14, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


May 23, 2016
  • First-Time Freshman Orientation Program
    May 23, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

    Location: Peltier Auditorium


    By invitation only. Nicholls will welcome the Freshman Class of 2016 at its Orientation Programs. Incoming students will meet with an academic adviser to schedule their fall classes, pick up their Colonel ID card, explore campus clubs, meet other Nicholls students and more. Parents are encouraged to attend with their students. Advance registration is required; check-in begins at 8:15 a.m. For more information, call 985-448-4507.



May 24, 2016
  • First-Time Freshman Orientation Program
    May 24, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

    Location: Peltier Auditorium


    By invitation only. Nicholls will welcome the Freshman Class of 2016 at its Orientation Programs. Incoming students will meet with an academic adviser to schedule their fall classes, pick up their Colonel ID card, explore campus clubs, meet other Nicholls students and more. Parents are encouraged to attend with their students. Advance registration is required; check-in begins at 8:15 a.m. For more information, call 985-448-4507.



May 27, 2016
  • Summer Term Admission Application Deadline. Applications must be completed, application fee paid, and all documents necessary for admission decision submitted.
    May 27, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm