Current Graduate Students

Students already enrolled in our program should be aware of the following dates and information. 

Qualifying and Comprehensive Exam Dates

You must be enrolled in classes the semester you take the qualifying or comprehensive exams.

Physical

  • Fall - Early November
  • Spring - Comprehensive - First Friday after spring break
  • Spring - Qualifying - First Monday after finals

Cultural

  • Fall - Mid September
  • Spring - Mid February

Linguistics

  • Fall - Mid September
  • Spring - Mid February

Archaeology

  • Fall - Early November
  • Spring - March First Friday after spring break

Graduate 
Advising

Dr. Leila Porter
815-753-5669
lmporter@niu.edu

Contact Us

Department of Anthropology
Stevens Building Rm 190
815-753-0246
askAnthro@niu.edu