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.

July 26, 2016
  • Last day of classes for Full Term and Mini Term B
    July 26, 2016 @ 7:30 am - 4:30 pm


  • Final date for filing approved thesis
    July 26, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm


  • Final exams for Full Term Tuesday/Thursday night classes
    July 26, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm


July 27, 2016
  • Final Exams for Online Classes
    July 27, 2016 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 pm


  • Final Exams for Full Term (1AB) and Mini Term B (12B)
    July 27, 2016 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am


  • Final Exams for Full Term (2AB)
    July 27, 2016 @ 9:40 am - 11:40 am


  • Final Exams for Full Term (5AB) and Mini Term B (56B)
    July 27, 2016 @ 11:50 am - 1:50 pm


  • Final Exams for Full Term (6AB)
    July 27, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


  • Final Exams for Mini Term B (EB) Night Classes
    July 27, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


July 28, 2016
  • Final Exams for Full Term (8AB) and Mini Term B (78B)
    July 28, 2016 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am


  • Final Exams for Online Classes
    July 28, 2016 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 pm


  • Final Exams for Full Term (3AB) and Mini Term B (34B)
    July 28, 2016 @ 9:40 am - 11:40 am


  • Final Exams for Full Term (4AB)
    July 28, 2016 @ 11:50 am - 1:50 pm


  • Final Exams for Full Term (7AB)
    July 28, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


July 29, 2016
  • Final grades due at 9 a.m. for Full Term (regular and online) and Mini Term B; Summer Session ends
    July 29, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am


August 3, 2016
  • Posting/conferral of summer degrees
    August 3, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm


August 10, 2016
  • Transfer Student Orientation
    August 10, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am


August 16, 2016
  • New Faculty Orientation
    August 16, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Location: 113 Powell


  • Transfer Student Orientation
    August 16, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am


August 17, 2016
  • Fall Semester Begins. Faculty Institute.
    August 17, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm


August 18, 2016
  • Fall Term ADmission Application Deadline. Applications must be completed, application fee paid, and all documents necessary for admission decision submitted.
    August 18, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm


  • First-Time Freshman Orientation Program
    August 18, 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.



August 19, 2016
  • Graduate Day in the Academic Colleges
    August 19, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm


  • Transfer Student Orientation
    August 19, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am


  • Fee Deadline, 4:15 p.m.
    August 19, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 4:15 pm


August 20, 2016
  • Move in day! Residence halls open.
    August 20, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm


August 22, 2016
  • Classes begin for Full Term and Term A (regular and online).
    August 22, 2016 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 pm