Nicholls Library closing; On-campus residents encouraged to return home

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Nicholls State University president Jay Clune is strongly encouraging on-campus residents to return home if at all possible.


Ellender Memorial Library will close this evening at 9 p.m. and will not reopen until further notice. The computer lab in Ayo Hall will remain open at this time. RespondUs does not work on a mobile platform, so tests will need to be taken on a desktop or laptop computer.


The spring semester in online classes. Our academic calendar for the Spring 2020 semester has not changed, with final exams ending on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 and final letter grades due Thursday, May 14, 2020.


“We want every single student to continue to succeed in their studies,” shared Dr. Clune’s release. “Our faculty members are working very hard to accommodate all of you and want to see you flourish, too. Continue to communicate with your faculty and your classmates to ensure that you are successful in your studies. If you need assistance with this transition to online-only studies, remember the Tutorial and Academic Enhancement Center is available to you. You can find more information at If you do choose to drop a course, we understand. The drop date is now April 20, 2020. The process to drop a course has been modified during this emergency, and can now be done simply by emailing”


He continued, “We are committed to serving our students, and we will come out of this emergency a stronger, more efficient Nicholls State University. We look forward to returning to the vibrant, bustling campus community that we all know and love! In the meantime, we want each of you to stay safe and healthy.”