ANT Senior Calendar 2023-2024

This summary calendar highlights important dates for Anthropology Seniors in the current academic year.

The calendar in the Canvas for Anthropology Concentrators is the official document for student reference. For any accidental discrepancy between information in this summary and the official calendar in Canvas, please rely on the information in Canvas and check with the department. [Posted September 13, 2023; Revised March 2024; subject to correction or change.]


August 2023

29         SAFE opens for Fall Semester Senior Thesis Research Funding application



5           Classes begin

         Thesis advisers assigned

7           ANT Seniors' Lunch Meeting, 12:30 pm, meet thesis adviser

22         Dept. deadline for the first individual meeting with your thesis adviser

25         Dept. deadline: Senior Thesis Proposal due to your adviser & in Canvas, 12:00 pm Noon 

26         SAFE closes:  Deadline to apply for Fall Semester Senior Thesis Funding, 11:59 pm [Decisions by 10/13; Use funds by 12/4/23]



14-22     Fall break

Beginning Oct. 23     Weekly writing workshops begin; schedule TBA



6           SAFE opens for Winter Senior Thesis Research Funding application

10         Dept. deadline: Revised/final senior thesis proposal submitted to adviser and the department 

TBA      Spring-term course advising with ANT DUS

28         Spring-term course selection in TigerHub

29         SAFE closes: Deadline to apply for Winter Semester Senior Thesis Funding



7          Last day of regularly scheduled classes

         DUE DATE: Thesis writing that you have workshopped is due to your adviser. Ask your adviser guidance on the expected length and                      format of this submission. 

15         Reading period begins

15         Dean's Date

22         Meeting with your adviser to discuss the piece of writing submitted this month


January 2024

15-27    Wintersession

26         Dept. deadline: One full thesis chapter with detailed outline submitted to adviser and Canvas (12:00 pm, noon)

29         Spring term classes begin


16         Dept. deadline for individual meeting with your adviser to discuss your thesis chapter and outline


9-17      Spring break

18         Dept. deadline: Full senior thesis draft submitted to adviser and the department (5:00 pm)            

29         Dept. deadline for individual meeting with your adviser to discuss your thesis draft



15         Two-week deadline:  applicable ONLY IF student has not submitted any draft to the adviser; then this date is VERY important.  

19          Dept. deadline: Final Senior Thesis submitted electronically via Thesis Central by 11:59 pm Eastern Time 
              NB: Advisers hold discretion to grant extensions up to the University deadline.

26          Last day of regularly scheduled classes

29          University deadline Senior Thesis. Dean's extension required after this date.

29         Reading period begins



7            Reading period ends

7           Dean's Date

8-9        Senior Departmental Exam - take-home essay

27         Class Day

28         Commencement