on Monday, December 10, 2018



Courses taken at DEFEND, Jan. 7-11, 2019, will fall under the Spring semester Tuition Cap. To earn course credit, students attend sessions of their choosing during DEFEND, then complete course assignments throughout the semester. Follow these tips to register for DEFEND under the Tuition Cap:

Defend classes are now open for registration. Students can find these courses in SelfServe by searching:
  1. Academic Year: 2019
  2. Term: Spring 3 Term
  3. Session: January 1 Workshop


Registration for the Spring 2019 semester is open. Register today at Self-Serve. 


A team of six from NOBTS served in Santa Cruz, Bolivia over Fall Break through a mission trip sponsored by the Providence Cultural Institute. Team members provided pastors' training at a small village and at a local Baptist seminary. Those interested in serving in Bolivia in October 2019 may contact

Pray, Set, Geaux - SAVE THE DATE, Jan. 31

Providence Cultural Institute invites those who are interested in mission opportunities for NOBTS students to Pray, Set, Geaux, 5:30-6:30 p.m., in the PLC Conference Room (Second floor of Lifesongs building).  See dates below. Testimonies and reports from recent trips will be presented and information about upcoming trips will be highlighted. 
SAVE THE DATE for the following events: 
Jan. 31, 2019:    Upcoming mission trips
April 4, 2019:    Spring Break reports and Potluck


NOBTS Women! 

Heartbeat Christmas Luncheon!

Calling all NOBTS staff ladies and wives of staff! It's that time of year when we gather together for a festive feast at the President's home for our Heartbeat Christmas Lunch! Dr. Rhonda has graciously invited us to join her in the President's Home again this year on Wednesday, December 19 from 12-1pm. We will have our traditional Mexican stack-up, and you can sign up to let us know what you can bring. Email to receive the Perfect Potluck link for sign up.

We usually have a gift exchange game, so you can bring a gift ($10 max) if you want to participate.

See you on the 19th!

Have you found us online?

Check us out on Instagram @nobtswomen or Facebook, NOBTS Student Wives Fellowship and NOBTS QUEST. Join soon to keep up with what’s going on! Event updates are posted periodically to help get the word out! For an archive of the women’s programs blog, click HERE.

Emergency Text Messaging Service

Sign up for the NOBTS Emergency Text Messaging Service today. Click HERE. Choose one or all of the groups to receive texts related to emergency situations that affect our NOBTS campuses and families. Main New Orleans Campus, New Orleans Campus Residents, Louisiana & Mississippi Extension Centers; Florida Extension Centers; and Georgia & Alabama Extension

John T. Christian Library Information

Operating Hours for the Academic Year:

Monday-Thursday    7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Saturday   10 a.m. to 3 p.m.



NOBTS Facilities is where you go for all building and maintenance issues. For safety tips, a link to submit work orders, and the latest info on campus projects, follow us on Facebook : Here you'll also find helpful how-to videos.

Need Technical Assistance? Contact ITC Today

Email for technical questions/support requests with the site (Access to online registration, financial account, online transcript, etc.).

Email for technical questions/support requests with the NOBTS Blackboard Learning Management System

Email for general technical questions/support requests; or visit for general NOBTS technical help information; or call 504.816.8180 for assistance.

SWAP Shop Hours

The SWAP Shop (Surplus With A Purpose) provides an economical means by which the seminary community may exchange or secure quality clothing or small household items for personal use. Contributions of new and gently-used clothes, furniture, books, household goods, gifts and toys are welcome. The SWAP Shop is a volunteer organization open five days a week, with hours based on the availability of volunteers.

The SWAP Shop is open Monday, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.; Tuesday, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.; Wednesday, optional; Thursday, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, as volunteers are available.

Join the NOBTS Swap Shop Facebook page at SWAP shop. Times are listed and closures will be announced there. The Swap Shop is always looking for volunteers to open and help clean. For more information, call Rhonda Smith at 504.481.3656.