COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions For Students

Nicolet College is committed to doing our part to minimize the COVID-19 threat throughout our community while continuing to provide the best service that we can to you. To help with this effort, we have developed a list of frequently asked questions. We will do our best to keep the details updated as information and plans change quickly. This is not an all-inclusive list. Please call 715.365.4493 with additional questions or email inquire@nicoletcollege.edu.

The COVID-19 Student Assistance fund is available to provide financial assistance to students during the national emergency due to COVID-19. These expenses may include food, housing, course materials, technology, health care (including mental health care), and child-care expenses.

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What's happening at the College and how do I receive updates?

The Nicolet College campus  is open for normal college business. Please see below for current service hours on campus. Unless noted below, normal business hours are 8 am – 4:30 pm Monday – Friday.  

For COVID-19 updates, check your email regularly as services and schedules can change. Regular updates will also be made to Nicolet’s COVID-19 website

Students can opt-in to texting to receive updates from your success coach/advisor. Go to self-service to verify and add a mobile number if needed. After you’ve updated your information, go to the text opt-in form by clicking the link on the right-hand side. 

Welcome Center 

The Welcome Center can assist students via phone, text, chat, email or in person with any general inquiries or questions related to admission, advising and financial aid. The Welcome Center is located on the second floor of the Red Oak Center. Contact us at 715.365.4493 (ext. 1) or admissions@nicoletcollege.edu. 

Bookstore 

Textbook ordering is available 24/7 via Nicolet College’s Bookstore webpage.  Students may have their textbooks mailed directly to them or use our on-campus locker system for pickup.  Students may also schedule an appointment for in-person purchases by calling the bookstore. Technology and device checkouts are available and may be picked up via the on-campus locker system. The bookstore is located on the second floor of the Lakeside Center.Contact the Bookstore at 715.365.4443 or bookstore@nicoletcollege.edu.   

Business Office 

The Business Office is open Monday - Thursday 7:45 am - 4:30 pm, and Friday 7:45 am - 4:00 pm. The Business Office is located on the second floor of the Red Oak Center.Contact them at 715.365.4458 or business_office@nicoletcollege.edu. 

Financial Aid 

In addition to remote services, in-person appointments will be offered to students on Mondays - Thursdays. Students can schedule appointments with the Financial Aid by calling 715.365.4423 or emailing financial_aid@nicoletcollege.edu. Please visit the Welcome Center, second floor of the Red Oak Center, for assistance with financial aid. 

IT Help Desk 

IT Help Desk phone and in-person support will be available Monday – Thursday from 8 am – 6:30 pm, and on Friday from 8 am to 4 pm.  On Saturdays and Sundays, the IT Help Desk will be available by phone. Call 715.365.4478 and leave a voicemail, which will be returned between 8:00 am - 9:00 am each day. The IT Help Desk is located on the second floor of the Lakeside Center. Contact the IT Help Desk at 715.365.4478 or helpdesk@nicoletcollege.edu 

Library 

The Nicolet College Library offers text, chat, email and phone service Monday – Thursday between 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM; Friday 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Beginning June 7, the physical library will be open Monday – Thursday 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM, other times during regular business hours by appointment. Visit https://nicoletcollege.libguides.com/home/ for more information. The library is located on the third floor of the Lakeside Center. Contact the library at 715.365.4479 or LibraryInfo@nicoletcollege.edu 

Success Coaching/Advising 

In addition to remote services, in-person appointments will be offered to students on a limited basis. Students can schedule appointments with the Advisors/Success Coaches by calling the Welcome Center at 715-365-4493. Success coach and advisors are available to meet with students in person on the 2’nd floor of the Red Oak Center. 

What are the COVID-19 safety policies on campus?

How do I get help with my class?

Contact the Instructor or Your Success Coach/advisor:

Review your schedule and these course delivery descriptions to find how your course(s) will be delivered. Instructors will communicate specific course information by email two weeks prior to the start of the course. Students with questions may contact their instructors or success coach/advisor.

Get Free Tutoring:

If you need help with a class, please visit NetTutor, our FREE online tutoring provider available in Brightspace. NetTutor is a third-party tutoring service that provides 24/7 help for many subjects.

  1. Visit nicoletcollege.edu and login to MyNicolet
  2. Click on "Brightspace Login"
  3. Click on "Nicolet Tools" drop down list and click "NetTutor"
  4. Select from subject groups to find tutor
  5. Drop off questions or check hours for live tutor availability

Click here for additional instructions.

Nicolet Writing Tutors: 

Writing tutors are available to offer assistance with your writing assignments. 

  • To contact the tutors, send an email to wtutor@nicoletcollege.edu with your: 
  • Name 
  • Student ID Number 
  • Questions about your paper 
  • Assignment Information 
  • Course Instructor 
  • Attach your paper to the email. Please allow at least one business day for a response. 
  • If you would like discuss your writing assignment with your tutor, you may set up a time to meet by phone or BlueJeans virtual appointment by email at wtutor@nicoletcollege.edu.   

Drop-In Tutor Centers will not be open for the 2021 Spring or Summer Terms. 

Contact Academic Success: 

Academic Success Center services include but are not limited to: help with Nicolet classes, English Language Learning (ELL), GED/HSED, preparation for TABE and Bennet Mechanical test, basic computer skills, and job seeking skills. Starting June 8, Academic Success will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 am – 1 pm. 8 am – 9 am is reserved for English Language Learners (ELL) only. Students are asked to register for two-hour time blocks, 9 am – 11 am or 11 am – 1 pm by contacting Academic Success. Academic Success will continue to offer remote services to all students. 

Academic Success Center services include but are not limited to: help with Nicolet classes, English Language Learning (ELL), GED/HSED, preparation for TABE and Bennet Mechanical test, basic computer skills, and job seeking skills. Starting June 8, Academic Success will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 am – 1 pm. 8 am – 9 am is reserved for English Language Learners (ELL) only. Students are asked to register for two-hour time blocks, 9 am – 11 am or 11 am – 1 pm by contacting Academic Success. Academic Success will continue to offer remote services to all students. For more information call 715-365-4455 or email academicsuccess@nicoletcollege.edu.

Request Disability Support Services:

The Disability Support Services (DSS) program provides academic support and accommodations to students with documented disabilities. DSS staff recommends students schedule a consultation on services and procedures. During the consultation, students and staff will have the opportunity to ask questions, review previous records, and go over accommodations that may be necessary. DSS services are available via video conferencing, phone, or on-campus by appointment.  REQUEST ACCOMMODATIONS

How do I receive technology assistance?

Access the Internet and Computers:

The Nicolet Bookstore also has laptops, webcams, internet hotspots, and headphones available for loan. Complete this request form or contact the bookstore at bookstore@nicoletcollege.edu or 715-365-4443.

Private study rooms are available on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 8 am – 4 pm for the Spring term. It is required to have a reservation to use these study rooms. Students can make a reservation through Starfish or by contacting the Welcome Center at 715-365-4493 ext. 0. Reservations are available in 2 hour time periods and students are limited to one reservation per day.

Receive Information Technology Support:

IT Help Desk
Lakeside Center – Second Floor
715.365.4478 or 800.544.3039 ext 4478
Monday – Thursday: 8 am – 6:30 pm
Friday: 8 am – 4 pm
Saturday - Sunday:
Call 715-365-4478. Voicemail will be returned between 8 am - 9 am each day.
helpdesk@nicoletcollege.edu

How do I access testing and GED/HSED services?

Contact the Assessment Center:

Pearson Vue, including GED/HSED tests, will be offered on Thursdays from 8 am – 4:30 pm. Other testing dates will be scheduled as needed. Contact the assessment center at 715.365.4448 or ltushoski@nicoletcollege.edu to schedule proctored or credit for prior learning exams. The assessment center is located on the second floor of the Red Oak Center.

Access GED/HSED Prep and Testing Services:

Free individual GED/HSED instruction is available online. Additionally, a competency based HSED is available, which requires no testing.  Students can call 715-364-4455 or email academicsuccess@nicoletcollege.edu for further information.

Page last updated May 21, 2021 at 12:10 pm

Free Counseling and More for Nicolet Students

We all experience stress, anxiety, sadness, and fear. You may be feeling these emotions now more than ever. No matter the source - COVID-19 concerns, college exams, balancing schoolwork and personal life - we are here for you. Your mental health is important and taking care of YOU can help every aspect of your life.

Talk To Someone - As a Nicolet student you have access to free counseling. Our partnership with Transitions Counseling provides you with up to 10 free counseling sessions. Therapists are available to meet in-person at the Transitions Center or virtually and by telephone. Call 715-365-6696 to schedule an appointment.