Current Graduate Students

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

Leila Porter, Ph.D.
815-753-5669
lmporter@niu.edu 

Contact Us

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