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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.

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

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

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

Fall semester ends

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

Final examinations for winter session.

Faculty Institute.

Spring Semester begins.

January 16, 2015

Spring Term Admission Application Deadline.

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

Transfer Student Orientation.

Winter session grades due

Winter session ends.

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

Final date to apply for graduation for spring commencement.

Fourteenth class day (for statistical purposes).

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

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

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

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

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

Final date for filing approved thesis.

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

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.

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