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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 30, 2015

Advising begins for summer session and fall semester.

April 3, 2015

University Closed

Spring vacation begins; no classes.

April 6, 2015

Spring holidays; no classes

University Closed

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

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

Final date for filing approved thesis.

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

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

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

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 (regular day and online classes), and Mini Term B classes.

July 28, 2015

Final exams for Online Classes

Final Exams for Full Term (1AB) and Mini Term B (12B)

Starts: 7:30 am Ends: 9:30 am

Final Exams for Full Term (2AB)

Starts: 9:40 am Ends: 11:40 am

Final Exams for Full Term (5AB) and Mini Term B (56B)

Starts: 11:50 am Ends: 1:50 pm

Final Exams for Full Term (6AB)

Starts: 2:00 pm Ends: 4:00 pm

Final Exams for Mini Term B (EB) Night Classes

Starts: 6:00 pm Ends: 8:00 pm
July 29, 2015

Final Exams for Online Classes

Final Exams for Full Term (8AB) and Mini Term B (78B)

Starts: 7:30 am Ends: 9:30 am

Final Exams for Full Term (3AB) and Mini Term B (34B)

Starts: 9:40 am Ends: 11:40 am

Final Exams for Full Term (4AB)

Starts: 11:50 am Ends: 1:50 pm

Final Exams for Full Term (7AB)

Starts: 2:00 pm Ends: 4:00 pm
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

Transfer Student Orientation.

New Faculty Orientation.

August 12, 2015

Faculty Institute; fall semester begins.

August 13, 2015

First-time Freshman Orientation.

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

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.

September 18, 2015

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

September 24, 2015

Fall Break #1; no classes. (Designated hurricane/university closure makeup days, if needed.)

September 25, 2015

Fall Break #1; no classes. (Designated hurricane/university closure makeup days, if needed.)

October 5, 2015

Final Exams for Term A (regular and online) classes.

October 6, 2015

Final Exams for Term A (regular and online) classes.

October 8, 2015

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

October 12, 2015

7th Week Grades available for students.

Classes begin for Term B (regular and online).

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