Academic Services

We Offer a Wide Range of Academic Advising and Support Services For All Nichols Students

At Nichols, you’ll find a close-knit community of faculty and staff who are genuinely interested in your success. From individualized mentoring and advising to academic support and tutoring, we’re here for you and ready to help. We do all we can to help you develop your plans for the future—and meet your potential.

Academic Advising

As a Nichols student, you will be assigned an academic advisor. Advisors help make sure you complete the requirements of your major, discuss strategies for academic success with you, and help you make well informed academic decisions. Full-time professional staff or faculty members will be assigned as advisors based on your major and academic year. You may contact the Academic Advising office at

Academic Center for Excellence and Support

The Academic Center for Excellence and Support (ACES) at Nichols College helps students become stronger, more confident learners and is certified by the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA). We assist students in developing the necessary skills and strategies for successful learning and realizing their academic goals. Our primary goal is to help Nichols College students reach their academic potential through peer assistance.

Conant Library

Conant Library provides a welcoming environment for study, work, and collaboration. The library enhances learning and research by providing easy access to a wide range of print and online resources, the latest technology, and group study rooms. Our service-oriented staff is friendly and knowledgeable, and works in partnership with faculty to help students develop the expertise and critical thinking skills necessary for academic success at Nichols and professional success beyond.

Learning Differences

If you have learning differences, Nichols College offers learning services to help. We believe a learning difference doesn’t have to hinder you as you prepare for your future, and that you have the right to privacy. Our goal is to provide resources that help you learn and grow at Nichols.

Registrar’s Office

At Nichols, we make it easy for you to register for classes and manage your academic requirements. You’ll find the Registrar’s office in the Academic Building on the second floor. Here, you can get registered, obtain academic forms, or review registration policies. We are also available to help you understand program compliance, ensure you are on track for graduation, and fulfill transcript requests. Students may drop in during business hours, call 508-213-2290, or email