Advising

Meet Our Team

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Connect with your academic advisor who will help you navigate your college career.

All first-year students are assigned a professional academic advisor at the start of their academic career. Some students (honors, transfers, international students) will have multiple advisors to assist them. Sophomores, juniors, and seniors who have their major declared will be assigned to a faculty advisor in their field.

To find out who a student’s academic advisor is, they need to go to Self-Service (accessible on OneLogin) and select Student Planning. Go to Plan & Schedule. The advisor(s) name(s) will be located on the Advising tab.

Navigate Your First Year

To make the best academic decisions for yourself, you need to be well informed. Your advisor can provide you with the information you need to make those choices.

We take a holistic approach to advising; our goal is to get to know each student so that we can discuss individualized plans that suit their needs and interests. First-year advisors meet with each of their advisees multiple times in the first two semesters. The support from advising includes, but is not limited to:

  • Providing more information about majors, minors and career options
  • Discussing an academic problem or concern
  • Developing strategies to improve academic performance
  • Better understanding the college's academic policies
  • Reviewing curriculum requirements
  • Exploring what courses to take each semester
Incoming First-Year Students

Incoming first-year students who begin their Nichols College career in the fall semester will have a schedule made for them in early June. Those who start in the spring will have a schedule made in early January. To better meet the needs and interests of our new first-year students, students are asked to complete a Course Registration Form. Students will have an opportunity to review and adjust their schedule with an advisor at one of the Orientation programs.

Nichols College is required to have an official final high school transcript. All final official high school transcripts with the date of graduation must be submitted to Admissions to be fully enrolled. Any questions please contact 508-213-2203. Transcripts should come directly from your high school and can be mailed to P.O. Box 5000 Dudley, MA 01571 or submitted electronically to admissions@nichols.edu.

Incoming Transfer Students

Contact Us

Contact Information

Advising@nichols.edu

Office Hours

M-F 8:30am - 4:30pm

Summer Office Hours

M-R 7:30am-4:30pm

Location

Academic Building
Advising & Learning Service Suite
Offices 217-221

 
kc.poplawski@nichols.edu
508-213-2431

KC Poplawski

Director of Advising Services
nora.cavic@nichols.edu
508-213-2029

Nora Cavic

Assistant Director of Advising Services
janet.newman@nichols.edu
508-213-2441

Janet Newman

Academic Advisor