Admissions Questions

  1. Are there tutoring services available?
  2. Do I have to be a full time student to receive financial aid?
  3. Does Nunez have an attendance policy?
  4. Does Nunez have any campus jobs for students?
  5. Does Nunez have any computers for student use?
  6. Does Nunez have any student clubs?
  7. Does Nunez offer services for students with disabilities?
  8. How can I get an advisor?
  9. How do I change my e-mail address?
  10. How do I declare my major?
  11. How do I know what classes I need for a specific degree?
  12. How do I register for my classes?
  13. How do I register to take the placement test?
  14. How long does a semester last?
  15. How will I know what books I will need for my classes?
  16. How will I know where classes meet?
  17. I applied to Nunez but I have not heard anything back. What should I do now?
  18. I have not taken the ACT test. Can I still attend Nunez Community College?
  19. If I drop a class, will I get my money back?
  20. If I have a question or problem, can I speak with a counselor?
  21. Now that I have completed the application, what do I do next?
  22. Suppose I have questions between now and the first day of classes?
  23. What are developmental courses?
  24. What does TR mean on my schedule?
  25. What GPA do I need to maintain in order to remain in good standing?
  26. What is a credit?
  27. What is full-time?
  28. What is LoLA?
  29. What is the minimum ACT score that I need in order to apply and attend Nunez Community College?
  30. When can I log into LoLA?
  31. When does school begin? / When do online classes begin?
  32. When is tuition due?
  33. Where can I buy books?
  34. Where can I go to find out about financial aid?
  35. Why can't I see my grades?

Are there tutoring services available?

Yes. The Student Success Center provides individualized and group tutoring in math, English, reading and sciences; individualized and group mentoring; computer software to reinforce reading, writing and math skills; and career counseling.  The SSC also offers several workshops for students throughout the year.

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Do I have to be a full time student to receive financial aid?

No, a student does not have to be enrolled full-time to receive financial aid. However, your award may be adjusted based on your enrollment status. Students enrolled in 12 or more credit hours are considered full-time. Please note: All students interested in loans or work-study positions must be enrolled at least part-time. 

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Does Nunez have an attendance policy?

It is expected that students will attend all class meetings. However, many faculty identify attendance policies in the course syllabus. 

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Does Nunez have any campus jobs for students?

Yes. Many campus offices and departments hire student workers. For information about Work-Study opportunities, contact the Financial Aid office. 

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Does Nunez have any computers for student use?

Yes. There are computers available in the library and the Student Success Center. 

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Does Nunez have any student clubs?

You can visit the Student Affairs office to find out more information or go online at: http://nunez.edu/student-life.

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Does Nunez offer services for students with disabilities?

Yes. Nunez is a place where students with disabilities can be successful and are encouraged to fully participate in all activities at the college. We are passionate about the Office of Disability Services’ mission. You can visit the office, located in the Administration Building, for more information.

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How can I get an advisor?

Based on your major, you will be assigned an advisor after registration. If you have questions, feel free to visit the Student Success Center, but your advisor’s name will be accessible in LoLA.

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How do I change my e-mail address?

All Nunez students will receive a Nunez e-mail address. Your user name consists of your full first name, your full last name and @student.nunez.edu. If you want to change your e-mail address, you may do so in LoLA. 

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How do I declare my major?

When you completed the admissions application, you were required to identify a major. If you decide to change your major, you can do so in the Student Affairs office. 

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How do I know what classes I need for a specific degree?

Each degree or certificate has its own degree audit form which lists the requirements for your specific program of study.  You can obtain a degree form from your academic advisor or on our website at this page

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How do I register for my classes?

First time freshmen are encouraged to meet with an academic advisor to schedule classes via LoLA.  All students are invited to meet with an advisor at any time, but may register for classes anytime using LoLA.

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How do I register to take the placement test?

Placement testing is offered during on-site registration and on scheduled days throughout the semester. Pre-registration is not required but is suggested. You can view the test schedule and sign up for a date here.

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How long does a semester last?

A semester lasts approximately sixteen weeks. At Nunez, the fall semester begins in late August and continues through the third week in December. The spring semester begins in mid-January and concludes in mid-May. In addition to the fall and spring semesters, the College offers fast lane sessions and summer terms.

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How will I know what books I will need for my classes?

Your instructors will let you know what books are required during the first class meeting and on the course syllabus.  You can also look up required texts for each course by accessing the bookstore's website from our homepage.

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How will I know where classes meet?

Your concise student schedule, which you can locate and download from LoLA, will list the days, times, and locations of your classes.  Make sure to check your schedule frequently in case classroom locations have changed.

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I applied to Nunez but I have not heard anything back. What should I do now?

First, log back in to your application to make sure you completed all parts. You should have received a confirmation message. If you have completed the application, please contact the admissions department at admissions@nunez.edu inquiring about your application. Include your full name and date of birth in the email.

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I have not taken the ACT test. Can I still attend Nunez Community College?

Yes; you can a placement test. Testing may take up to three hours and you will be tested in the areas of Math, English and Reading. Course placement will be based on your test results.

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If I drop a class, will I get my money back?

In order to receive a refund, you must withdraw before the posted deadline provided in the current semester’s academic calendar.  See this page for a current academic calendar.

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If I have a question or problem, can I speak with a counselor?

Yes. You can contact the Student Affairs office or your academic advisor. 

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Now that I have completed the application, what do I do next?

Once you have been admitted into a degree or certificate program, you will receive directions via email on how to create your LoLA account. LoLA access is required in order to register for your classes. If you cannot access your LoLA account, please email the admissions department at admissions@nunez.edu.

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Suppose I have questions between now and the first day of classes?

If you have questions about classes, financial aid, new student orientation, or other matters, check the College's homepage (www.nunez.edu), visit the Student Affairs office, or call the following numbers:

Admissions 504-278-6466
Adult Education 504-278-6320
Arts & Humanities 504-278-6284
Bookstore 504-276-2665
Bursar 504-278-6404
Business & Technology 504-278-6306
Counseling/ADA Career Services 504-278-6422
Financial Aid 504-278-6478
Health & Natural Sciences 504-278-6390
Health Center 504-278-6318
Information Technology 504-278-6280
Library 504-278-6231
Student Affairs 504-278-6467
Student Government Association 504-278-6323
Veterans Affairs 504-278-6478

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What are developmental courses?

Developmental courses prepare students for college-level, transferable coursework. Students are placed into reading, writing, and/or math developmental courses based on their test scores.

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What does TR mean on my schedule?

It means your class is held on Tuesday AND Thursday.

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What GPA do I need to maintain in order to remain in good standing?

Students need to maintain a 2.0 cumulative (overall) GPA.

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What is a credit?

A credit is a unit of study that is the equivalent of fifty minutes of class instruction and two hours of outside study each week. All classes at Nunez carry a specific number of credits. Most courses carry three credits.

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What is full-time?

To be a full-time student, you need to be enrolled for a minimum of twelve credit hours per semester. For most students, that means taking at least four courses.

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What is LoLA?

It stands for Log-on Louisiana (LoLA) and it is the College's online admissions and registration system. It allows students to view their academic and financial records, register for classes, and make changes in their schedule.

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What is the minimum ACT score that I need in order to apply and attend Nunez Community College?

Nunez Community College is an open admissions institution, which means there is no required minimum ACT score. Your course placement will be based on your ACT or placement test scores that you provide to us.

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When can I log into LoLA?

New students should have LoLA access immediately upon completion of the admissions application. Please visit LoLA and log in. If you are unable to locate your user name, please contact the Nunez IT Help Desk at help@nunez.edu or 504-278-6279.

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When does school begin? / When do online classes begin?

The first day of class will always be listed on our website, www.nunez.edu. Please review your concise student schedule in LoLA to determine your first day of school. If you enrolled in online classes, log into Canvas to determine if your course has started. If it has not started, you may email your instructor.

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When is tuition due?

Payment arrangements must be made by the first day of class for each semester.

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Where can I buy books?

You can buy books, as well as other school supplies, in the campus bookstore. The bookstore carries new, used, and rental copies of all texts.

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Where can I go to find out about financial aid?

The College's Financial Aid office is located in the Administration Building. The Financial Aid staff can provide information about various forms of financial aid, as well as assistance in completing applications. It is always a good idea to complete your online FAFSA application before meeting with a Financial Aid counselor.

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Why can't I see my grades?

You may have a hold on your account. You should contact Student Affairs at 504-278-6467 to check.

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