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Nicholls State University

Educational Resources

Libraries

Archival collections include Antebellum Plantation papers, local history collections, and papers of Senator Allen J. Ellender.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 438,495 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 1,999 current serial subscriptions.
  • 341,068 microforms.
  • 3,804 Audio/Visual items.
  • 38,513 e-books.

Museums & Art

Ameen Art Gallery

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 1,000 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • 24 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 94 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 250 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 610 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 50% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 7,250 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance

Remedial

math, writing

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 15% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 95% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 5% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 7 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 50% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 20% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Jubilee, Crawfish Day
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 76 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Lambda Delta, Beta Alpha Psi, Beta Gamma Sigma, Delta Sigma Pi, Kappa Pi, Kappa Omicron Nu, Order of Omega, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Psi Chi, Sigma Alpha Iota, Sigma Tau Delta, Upsilon Pi Epsilon, Eta Sigma Delta
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Collegiate Ministry, Chi Alpha, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Alpha Phi Alpha, Delta Sigma Theta, Kappa Aplha Psi, Omega Psi Phi, Phi Beta Sigma, Zeta Phi Beta
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Circle K, Peer Assistanct, INSIGHT, Accounting Club, Agriculture Club, American Marketing Association, Art Club, Biology Society, Council for Exceptional Children, Eta Sigma Delta, Finance Club, Food Advisory Assoc. , Information Systems Club, Junior American Culinary Federation, MBA Association, National Students Speech Lang and Hearing Assoc. , Nicholls Education Assoc. of Teachers, Nicholls Assoc. of Family and Consumer Sciences, Nicholls Assoc. of Student Nurses, NSU History Club(CLIO), Pi Mu Epsilon (Math Club), Psychology Club, Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Sociology Club, Society of Automotive Engineers, Colonettes, KNSU 91. 5, LaPirogue, Nicholls Players, Residence Hall Association, Student Government Assoc. , Student Programming Assoc. , NSU Lacrosse, Lightning Paintball Assoc. , Men's Volleyball Club, NSU Women's Lacrosse, Celtic Society, Collegiate Journalists, Honors Student Council, NSU Powerlifting Team, Pre-Professional Medical, Delta Zeta, Phi Mu, Sigma Sigma Sigma, Kappa Alpha Order, Phi Kappa Theta, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Theta Xi, International Film Club, Gay/Straight Alliance
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Nicholls Worth (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): New Orleans, Louisiana (50), Baton Rouge, Louisiana (60)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): New Orleans, Louisiana (50)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): New Orleans, Louisiana (50)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 95% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 9% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 2,000
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 9 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 5% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 7 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 4% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Not offered
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance mandatory, dress/hair code, honor code, hazing prohibited

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