Graduate & Professional Studies

About Graduate and Professional Studies

HYFLEX

Online. On Campus. Around the world. As a team.
Hyflex course delivery lets you log in and participate in class from anywhere, collaborate with your classmates in real time to get all the benefits of face-to-face conversations without the drive. Or join us on campus anytime, the choice is yours every week.

VALUE

We’re a business school. Efficiency and value is built into our foundation, which is why we can deliver you a high-quality education at less than half the cost of many of our competitors. Discover just how affordable your master’s degree can be, and just how big an impact it can make on your earnings and your life.

CULTURE

Learn the way you work.
Our professional development focus helps you learn more about who you are and how you work, with licensed MBTI® instructors collaborating with you throughout your master’s journey.

Student Financial Services (SFS)

Questions about paying your bill? All your answers can be found on the Student Accounts page.

Need more information about Financial Aid, go the Financial Aid page for all of the important information.

FAQs

Where do I find tuition rates and due dates?

Refer to the semester documents below.

How do I get a parking decal?

The application for a parking decal is now online.

How do I get a student ID?

Email Amanda.Desai@nichols.edu to schedule a time to get a Nichols photo ID.

What is the difference between dropping a course with a refund and withdrawing from a course?
  • If a student withdraws from a course by the course withdrawal date, no refund will be given and a course grade of “W” will be entered.
I have financial aid questions?

Please contact the Student Financial Services (SFS) office with all questions, 508-213-2288 or email the office at sfs@nichols.edu

Where do I fill out an application for graduation?

All students are required to submit an application for gradation prior to graduation. The application can be found on Self Service. Go to the Graduation Overview page and click on Apply. If you have any questions, please contact the registrar's office at registrar.Nichols.edu.

I have more questions. Who do I contact?

Cindy Roman is the administrative assistant for Graduate & Professional Studies (GPS). She can help answer questions, address concerns, or direct them to the right person to do so. Cindy can be reached via email at Cindy.Roman@nichols.edu or by phone at 508-213-2159.

Information Technology FAQs

How do I access my Nichols email?
  • Online access: Log into Nichols ONELOGIN > open the OFFICE 365 app > then open the OUTLOOK app
  • Mobile Sync: Instructions for configuring your Nichols email to sync to your mobile device are located on ANSWERS > search for "SYNC"
How do I install OFFICE 365?

As a Nichols student, you have the benefit of installing a Nichols-licensed copy of Microsoft Office desktop version on up to 5 devices at no charge. Windows, Mac, and mobile versions are available. Follow these instructions for installing OFFICE 365 onto your new computer.

Connecting to Wi-Fi

Laptops and Phones: Students can simply connect to the Wi-Fi named "NICHOLS", then enter your Nichols username and password.

Guests visiting Nichols campus can receive 24 hours of internet access by completing the guest Wi-Fi registration.

Complete Wi-Fi instructions for all other devices.

I cannot login. Where do I get help?

Go the https://password.nichols.edu > Reset Lost or Expired Password.

Note: If you did not enroll your cell phone, then you need to contact the helpdesk at 508-213-2206 or helpdesk@nichols.edu.

How can I get answers to other technical questions?

Have questions that are not listed here? Go to answers.nichols.edu

Contact Us

Contact Information

gpsadvising@nichols.edu
508-213-2159

Office Hours

Mon, Thu and Fri 8:30am - 4:30pm
Tue and Wed 8:30am - 8:00pm

Summer Office Hours

Mon and Thu 8:30am - 4:30pm
Tue and Wed 8:30am - 8:00pm

Location

Academy Hall - Room 201

 
Meet Our Team
kerry.calnan@nichols.edu
508-213-2207

Kerry Calnan

Vice President of Innovation and Institutional Effectiveness; Assoc. Prof. of Acct. & Finance
craig.dolphin@nichols.edu
508-213-2156

Craig Dolphin

Assistant Director of Business Development
Robin.Frkal@nichols.edu
508-213-2254

Robin Frkal

Director of the Master of Science and Organizational Leadership (MSOL); Associate Professor of Human Resource Management
nora.luquer@nichols.edu
508-213-2295

Nora Luquer

Assistant Dean of Professional Studies
allison.mcdowell-smith@nichols.edu
508-213-2273

Allison McDowell-Smith

Director of the Master of Science in Counterterrorism (MSC)
beth.piuze@nichols.edu
508-213-2159

Beth Piuze

Assistant Director of Recruiting & Admissions
Cindy.Roman@Nichols.edu
508-213-2159

Cindy Roman

Administrative Assistant
thomas.stewart@nichols.edu
508-213-2328

Tom Stewart

Associate Dean form Graduate Programs; Director of the Master of Business Administration (MBA)
darlene.szkutak@nichols.edu
508-213-2204

Darlene Szkutak

Assistant Dean of Graduate Recruiting, Enrollment & Success
amanda.white2@nichols.edu
508-213-2150

Amanda White

Student Success Coach & Faculty Associate
linda.white@nichols.edu
508-213-2212

Linda White

Academic Support & Administrative Assistant