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Hello Future Demons!

Take advantage of this wonderful opportunity from Northwestern State University!


By coming to our Spring N-Side View, you can speak with a faculty member representing your intended major and with students representing organizations that spark your interest. You will also get a chance to view our beautiful campus and downtown Historic Natchitoches.

Saturday, March 3, 2018

Saturday, March 3, 2018

Check-In and Organization Browse (Magale Recital Hall) | 8:00am

Welcome (A.A. Fredericks Auditorium) | 9:00am

Guest Speaker | 10:00am

Parent Panel | 11:00am

Student Panel | 11:00am

PLP Emerging Leaders Session | 11:00am - 1:00pm | Register Here


Meet with...

Academic Departments | 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Lunch ($10) | 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Campus Tour | 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Housing Tour | 12:00pm - 2:00pm


*Financial Aid and Admissions Offices will be available in the Student Services Center during N-Side View.

Schedule of Events

Credit Connection Schedule

Saturday, March 3, 2018

Check-In (Magale Recital Hall) | 8:00am

Welcome (A.A. Fredericks Auditorium) | 9:00am


Test Session I | 10:00am - 12:00pm

  • Advance Standing (Kyser Hall) (No Charge)
  • Accuplacer Testing (Watson Library, Room 115) ($15 for Math or English OR $25 for both.)

Lunch ($10) | 12:00pm - 1:00pm


Test Session II | 1:00pm - 3:00pm

  • Advance Standing (Kyser Hall) (No Charge)
  • Accuplacer Testing (Watson Library, Room 115) ($15 for Math or English OR $25 for both.)


Advance Standing Exams:

  • English (1010 or 1020*)
  • Math (1020 or 1060)
  • Foreign Language (Spanish)


* Requires ACT English/SAT score 28+ or 720+

The President’s Leadership Program (PLP) Emerging Leaders Session

Northwestern State University offers a unique scholarship opportunity for students with strong leadership potential and provides them with a year-long leadership development program. The President’s Leadership Program is designed to promote active involvement in the campus community and to provide opportunities for students to build leadership skills together. Students selected for the program will take a leadership course together and engage in a series of developmental leadership activities.


Want to learn more about the President’s Leadership Program and accelerate your connection with the campus community?


Join us for the PLP Emerging Leaders Session, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Activities will include an experiential activities session, group interview, and the opportunity to meet current student leaders. There’s no better way to build relationships with other new students and to enhance your potential for success at Northwestern State and beyond.


A reservation is required in order to participate in the program.

From I-49, head east on LA 6 (University Parkway) toward Natchitoches. Turn right at Northwestern’s main gates (Central Avenue). Magale Recital Hall and A. A. Fredericks Auditorium are the first academic buildings on your right.

Directions & Accommodations

If an overnight visit is in your plans, comfortable and convenient accommodations are available. Some suggestions are listed here to help make reservations easy for you. Fine dining is available in the Historic District and throughout the city.

The National Historic Landmark District holds Front Street, a brick thoroughfare where wrought iron balconies, restaurants and shops face the beautiful Cane River Lake. If you have time, you can visit the replication of the first French fort – Fort St. Jean Baptiste, Cane River Creole National Historical Park, or even Kisatchie National Forest and Long Leaf Scenic Byway. Come see for yourself, the beautiful sites of Northwestern State and the Historic City of Natchitoches.


Hotel Information


Best Western - Natchitoches

5131 University Parkway

Natchitoches LA 71457

(318) 352-6655


Chateau St. Denis

751 2nd Street

Natchitoches, LA 71457 (318) 951-4105


Church Street Inn

120 Church Street

Natchitoches LA 71457

(318) 238-8888


Comfort Suites of Natchitoches

151 Hayes Street

Natchitoches LA 71457

(318) 228-8816

Ask for the “N-Side View” discount rate


Econo Lodge Inn & Suites

5335 University Parkway

Natchitoches LA 71457

(318) 214-0700


Hampton Inn

5300 University Parkway

Natchitoches LA 71457

(318) 354-0010


Holiday Inn Express

5137 University Parkway

Natchitoches LA 71457

(318) 354-9911


Natchitoches also has over 30 beautiful bed and breakfasts!