Undergraduate Programs

Advising

Students interested in declaring a History major or minor must meet with one of the departmental advisors during the scheduled office hours listed below.  

Director of Undergraduate Studies:

  • Valerie Garver 
    ZH 607
    (815) 753-6823
    vgarver@niu.edu 
    Office Hours: Monday & Wednesday 10:15-10:45am & 1:00-3:00pm & Friday 10:00-10:45am

Assistant Undergraduate Advisor:

  • Trude Jacobsen
    ZH 615B
    (815)753-6816
    tjacobsen1@niu.edu 
    Office Hours: Tuesday & Thursday 10:00am-2:00pm

Teacher Certification Advisor:

  • Frank Bell
    ZH 624
    (815) 753-6576
    fbell@niu.edu
    Office Hours: Tuesday,Wednesday, Thursday 8:00am-12:00pm

Assistant Teacher Certification Advisor:

  • John Alcalde
    ZH 626
    (815)753-5903
    jalcalde@niu.edu 
    Office Hours: Monday & Thursday 9:00am-3:00pm