Term Checklist

The Fall term begins September 1 with additional start dates on October 4 and November 1. Make sure to follow the steps in the checklist below to start your term with success in mind.

  1. IMPORTANT: Your Nicolet student e-mail is the college’s primary form of communication with you.  Regularly check your student e-mail for important information. If you do not know your username or password, reset your password or contact the Help Desk at 715.365.4478. 

  2. Opt-in to texting to receive important messages and updates from Nicolet College.  Go to MyNicolet Self-Service to verify and add a mobile number if needed.  After you have updated your information, go to the text opt-in form by clicking the link on the right-hand side. 

  3. Complete your 2020-2021 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), if enrolling in Summer courses, and the 2021-22 FAFSA, if enrolling in Fall courses, as soon as possible. To check the status of your financial aid, go to Financial Aid Net Partner. For questions, contact the Financial Aid Office at (715) 365-4423 or financial_aid@nicoletcollege.edu.

  4. Visit the Nicolet College Bookstore website to view and purchase any textbooks/materials. Order now to be ready for your first day of course(s) and to account for shipping time.  

  5. Fall tuition is due on August 25, 2021. Payment plan options for tuition are available through MyNicolet. Contact the Business Office at (715) 365-4458 or business_office@nicoletcollege.edu with any questions.

  6. Brightspace is Nicolet College’s course content delivery platform. Access Brightspace from MyNicolet. You are encouraged to review the Student Resources course, a self-paced online training course. Courses will be available 2 days prior to the start date. For support, access Technical Support on the Brightspace homepage or call the Help Desk at (715) 365-4478. 

  7. Attend a technology training session where you will learn how to navigate Brightspace. Our instructional design team will train you on how to log-in, navigate the system, and share resources for you to be successful. Attend a session to help you start your semester with success in mind:  Thursday, May 6 at 1 pm or Monday, May 10 at 10 am. RSVP here.

  8. If you would like a student ID, contact the Welcome Center to schedule an appointment. If you are unable to come to campus, we will issue an ID without a photo. Please note that this ID will not be valid for voter ID purposes. Contact the Welcome Center at 715-365-4493 ext. 0 or email inquire@nicoletcollege.edu. 

Other important things to know: 

If you do not have a laptop, desktop, or internet access: 

  • You may be eligible for funding for technology and other forms of financial assistance. Check the technology box on the emergency resources application. In addition to helping with technology, this one application can also help you access the various forms of financial assistance for students at Nicolet College.
  • The Nicolet Bookstore also has laptops, webcams, and headphones available for loan. Fill out 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.

Some services may look differently than outlined in your student experience guide. To see how COVID-19 is altering service delivery, please go to Nicolet's COVID-19 FAQ page. If you have any questions, contact the Welcome Center at 715-365-4493 ext. 0 or email inquire@nicoletcollege.edu