Campus Events

Upcoming non-academic events at Nicholls State University.

December 3, 2016
  • Honors Thesis Symposium
    December 3, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Location: Plantation Suite, Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    Nicholls students will present their honors thesis research and celebrate with refreshments.



December 4, 2016
  • Faculty Recital: Ivan Koska
    December 4, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    Location: Danos Theater, Talbot Hall


    Dr. Ivan Koska, Nicholls instructor of music, will perform a piano recital. Free and open to the public.



December 5, 2016
  • Math 100/101 Study Session 4
    December 5, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Location: 142 Peltier Hall


    The Nicholls Tutorial and Academic Enhancement Center will host a Math 100/101 Study Session to review graphing and solving inverse, exponential and logarithmic functions.



  • "O Star of Wonder" Presentation
    December 5, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Location: Plantation Suite, Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    Nicholls physics faculty and astronomy enthusiasts Chad and Kaisa Young will host a public presentation, "O Star of Wonder: The Astronomy, History and Mystery of the Star of Bethlehem." Over the years, astronomers and theologians have proposed different ideas for what was the star of Bethlehem – comets, supernovas, planets, etc. Chad and Kaisa Young will discuss these various explanations while also exploring the significance of the "star," Jesus' birth and his ensuing ministry. Free and open to the public.



December 6, 2016
  • Stress-free Giveaways
    December 6, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Location: Lobby of Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    Take a study break in the Student Union with free hot chocolate and stress balls.



  • Chi Alpha Connection Table
    December 6, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Location: Lobby of Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    Stop by the Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship table in the Union lobby to learn about the organization and its upcoming events.



  • Health Insurance Enrollment Assistance
    December 6, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

    Location: Lobby of Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    Navigators for a Healthy Louisiana will provide free health care coverage assistance to the Nicholls community interested in enrolling for coverage through the Affordable Care Act, Health Insurance Marketplace and Medicaid expansion. For more information, contact Chrissy Kraemer, certified navigator, at 1-866-428-4173.



  • Spa Day
    December 6, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Location: Lobby of Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    The Nicholls Student Programming Association will kick off finals week with a Spa Day featuring massage chairs; neck, back and leg massages; and a water bed massager – all free to students.



  • Campus-wide White Elephant Gift Exchange
    December 6, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Location: Carnival Room, Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    Celebrate the holidays with the Student Programming Association's White Elephant gift exchange. Open to all Nicholls students, faculty and staff. To participate, bring a gift valued at $10. Tacky sweater attire is encouraged.



  • Nicholls Players Spring Auditions
    December 6, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Location: LeBijou Theater, Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    The Nicholls Players announce auditions for their spring performance. No experience or preparation necessary. Open to students, faculty, and community members!



  • Alpha II Omega Bible Study
    December 6, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    Location: Lafitte Room, Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    Alpha II Omega College Ministry invites young men and women interested in furthering their spiritual growth to join them for weekly Bible study.



  • Nicholls Concert Choir's "A Joyful Christmas!" Candlelight Concert
    December 6, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    Location: Danos Theater, Talbot Hall


    The Nicholls Concert Choir will host "A Joyful Christmas" candlelight concert. The beloved Christmas story will be told through Christmas carols and songs along with narration, projected images and changing colored lights. Free and open to the public.



December 7, 2016
  • Faculty Senate Meeting
    December 7, 2016 @ 3:05 pm - 5:00 pm

    Location: Multipurpose Room, Ellender Memorial Library (third floor)


    The Nicholls Faculty Senate will hold its monthly meeting. All faculty are invited to attend.



  • IS Club Meeting
    December 7, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

    Location: 201 White Hall


    The Information Systems Club will host its monthly membership meeting.



  • Nicholls Players Spring Auditions
    December 7, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Location: LeBijou Theater, Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    The Nicholls Players announce auditions for their spring performance. No experience or preparation necessary. Open to students, faculty, and community members!



  • Colonels Volleyball Winter Camp
    December 7, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Location: Stopher Gym


    Coach Tommy Harold will lead the Colonel Winter Camp for volleyball players in fourth through 12th grades. The camp will run from Dec. 7-9, and registration is $110. Visit thvbcamps.com to register.



  • Nicholls Football Banquet
    December 7, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Location: Cotillion Ballroom, Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    By invitation only. The Nicholls football program will host its annual season-end banquet.



December 8, 2016
  • Health Insurance Enrollment Assistance
    December 8, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

    Location: Lobby of Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    Navigators for a Healthy Louisiana will provide free health care coverage assistance to the Nicholls community interested in enrolling for coverage through the Affordable Care Act, Health Insurance Marketplace and Medicaid expansion. For more information, contact Chrissy Kraemer, certified navigator, at 1-866-428-4173.



  • Colonels Volleyball Winter Camp
    December 8, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Location: Stopher Gym


    Coach Tommy Harold will lead the Colonel Winter Camp for volleyball players in fourth through 12th grades. The camp will run from Dec. 7-9, and registration is $110. Visit thvbcamps.com to register.



  • MAX Charter "Toons" into Christmas
    December 8, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Location: Peltier Auditorium


    MAX Charter School will present its seventh annual Christmas play, MAX "Toons" into Christmas." Tickets are on sale now for $8; space is limited. Call 227-9500 or email suzybourg@gmail.com for tickets and more information.



  • Men's Basketball away at Florida State
    December 8, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

    Location: Tallahassee, Florida


    Visit seminoles.com for tickets and game-day details.



December 9, 2016
  • Colonels Volleyball Winter Camp
    December 9, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Location: Stopher Gym


    Coach Tommy Harold will lead the Colonel Winter Camp for volleyball players in fourth through 12th grades. The camp will run from Dec. 7-9, and registration is $110. Visit thvbcamps.com to register.



  • Nicholls Chamber Singers Christmas Dinner Series
    December 9, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Location: Cotillion Ballroom, Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    The Nicholls Chamber Singers will present "Here Comes Santa Claus," their 30th annual Christmas dinner series featuring holiday music, fine food and entertainment. A Nicholls Christmas tradition since 1985, the event will capture the nostalgia of Santa Claus and the exciting anticipation the audience members felt as kids. The Chamber Singers will perform various Christmas music about Santa Claus while guests enjoy a multi-course meal and a visit from Saint Nick. Tickets are $40 for adults and $20 for children 12 and under. For reservations, call 985-448-4600, email kellie.gaspard@nicholls.edu or stop by 241 Talbot Hall.



December 10, 2016
  • ACT Testing
    December 10, 2016 @ 7:30 am - 1:00 pm

    Location: Peltier Auditorium


    Registration for the ACT test is available at actstudent.org. Parking is available on Madewood and Ellendale drives near Peltier Hall and in several parking lots across campus. Arrival and seating of examinees begins at 7:45 a.m. Students should bring valid photo ID, ACT admission ticket, pencils and a calculator.



  • Women's Basketball away at Louisiana Tech
    December 10, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Location: Ruston, Louisiana


    Visit latechsports.com for tickets and game-day details.



December 11, 2016
  • Bayou Community Band Christmas Concert
    December 11, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Location: Peltier Auditorium


    The Bayou Community Band, conducted by Joe "Billy" King, will present a free Christmas concert, "Let Music Make Your Christmas Merry." Free and open to the public.



  • Men's Basketball home vs. Thomas University
    December 11, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    Location: Stopher Gym


    For tickets, visit geauxcolonels.com or purchase at the door.



December 13, 2016
  • Alpha II Omega Bible Study
    December 13, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    Location: Lafitte Room, Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    Alpha II Omega College Ministry invites young men and women interested in furthering their spiritual growth to join them for weekly Bible study.



December 14, 2016
  • Women's Basketball home vs. Troy
    December 14, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    Location: Stopher Gym


    For tickets, visit geauxcolonels.com or purchase at the door.



  • Men's Basketball away at Texas Tech
    December 14, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

    Location: Lubbock, Texas


    Visit texastech.com for tickets and game-day details.



December 15, 2016
  • Nursing Pinning Ceremony
    December 15, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Location: Peltier Auditorium


    Nicholls nursing students will receive their nursing pins during this public ceremony open to family and friends.



December 16, 2016
  • Nicholls Employee Holiday Gumbo
    December 16, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

    Location: Cotillion Ballroom, Bollinger Memorial Student Union


    Dr. and Mrs. Bruce Murphy invite all Nicholls faculty, staff, retirees and special guests to the 2016 Holiday Gumbo, sponsored by Sodexo.



December 17, 2016
  • Fall Commencement
    December 17, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Location: Guidry Stadium


    Nicholls State University will hold its commencement ceremony for all summer and fall associate, bachelor's, master's and specialist degree graduates. Tickets will not be required for the ceremony in the stadium. In the event of rain or bad weather, Nicholls will hold three commencement ceremonies in Stopher Gym, and tickets will be required. For more information, visit nicholls.edu/commencement.



December 18, 2016
  • Women's Basketball away at Jacksonville State
    December 18, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    Location: Jacksonville, Alabama


    Visit jsugamecocksports.com for tickets and game-day details.



  • Men's Basketball home vs. Mobile
    December 18, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    Location: Stopher Gym


    For tickets, visit geauxcolonels.com or purchase at the door.



December 21, 2016
  • Women's Basketball away at Memphis
    December 21, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    Location: Memphis, Tennessee


    Visit gotigersgo.com for tickets and game-day details.



December 28, 2016
  • Men's Basketball home vs. Spring Hill College
    December 28, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    Location: Stopher Gym


    For tickets, visit geauxcolonels.com or purchase at the door.



December 31, 2016
  • Women's Basketball home vs. Incarnate Word
    December 31, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Location: Stopher Gym


    For tickets, visit geauxcolonels.com or purchase at the door.



  • Men's Basketball home vs. Incarnate Word
    December 31, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm

    Location: Stopher Gym


    For tickets, visit geauxcolonels.com or purchase at the door.



January 2, 2017
  • Women's Basketball home vs. Texas A&M Corpus Christi
    January 2, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Location: Stopher Gym


    For tickets, visit geauxcolonels.com or purchase at the door.



  • Men's Basketball home vs. Texas A&M Corpus Christi
    January 2, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

    Location: Stopher Gym


    For tickets, visit geauxcolonels.com or purchase at the door.