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Elkins Hall Blue Sky 2012 Directions to Nicholls State University Campus:

Nicholls State University is located at 906 East First Street, Thibodaux, Louisiana

From New Orleans: Take Interstate 10 to Interstate 310 Houma/Boutte Exit. Follow I-310 over the Hale Boggs Bridge for 8.6 miles. Continue on I-310, and take the Houma Exit to the right, which will lead to U.S. Highway 90 West. Continue on U.S. Highway 90 for 13.8 miles to La. Highway 182. Follow La. Highway 182 for 3.8 miles. Cross Bayou Lafourche, and turn right at stoplight on La. Highway 1. Continue on La. Highway 1 for 13.6 miles to Nicholls State University.

From Baton Rouge: Take Interstate 10 East toward New Orleans. Drive 22.6 miles, and take Exit 182 toward the Sunshine Bridge. Drive 6/10ths of a mile, and turn left at the flashing light onto La. Highway 70. Follow La. Highway 70 for 9.4 miles across the Sunshine Bridge. When the highway forks, stay left at the Thibodaux/Napoleonville sign. Continue straight at the four-way stop. Turn left on Spur 70 at the Thibodaux sign. Follow Spur 70 to the four-way stop. Cross Bayou Lafourche, and turn left on La. Highway 1. Continue on La. Highway 1 for 21.8 miles to Nicholls State University.

Directions to Inauguration Ceremony:
Peltier Auditorium is located on the ground floor in the southeast corner of Peltier Hall at the intersection of Ellendale and Madewood drives.

Directions to Other Inaugural Week Events:
Please consult our campus map to locate other Inaugural Week Events. For questions regarding directions, email inauguration@nicholls.edu or call 985-448-4143.

Parking for the Inauguration Ceremony:
Parking for the Inauguration Ceremony will be available in the lot behind the Bollinger Memorial Student Union on Leighton Drive.

Parking for Other Inaugural Week Events:
Most Inaugural Week Events are not scheduled during restricted parking hours. Visitors may use any campus parking spots (other than disability and reserved parking zones) on weekdays after 3:30 p.m. and on weekends. If you need to park on campus between 6 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on a weekday, please sign up for a visitor’s parking permit online ahead of the event to avoid getting ticketed. Get your parking permit here.


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