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Graduate Resources, Documents & Forms

We are committed to helping our gradate students succeed in our program. The following resources are available to help students complete their degree requirements, find and apply for funding opportunities, submit the appropriate paperwork for travel, choose coursework, and understand student responsibilities within the department. Completed forms should be turned in to the Graduate Program Assistant, unless otherwise noted.


Important Dates

  • The Graduate School Catalog provides important dates and deadlines for every semester.

Choosing a Track

  • Each student should specify a subfield of anthropology to study for their graduate degree.  In addition, each must choose one of three tracks. More information on choosing a track can be found on this page.

Coursework and Distribution Requirements

  • General requirements for graduate student coursework.

Register for Individual Study/Research Hours

  • This form can be used to request registration for coursework in Individual Study, Supervised Research, Research Projects, Supervised Teaching, Internships in Anthropology, Master’s Research, Advanced Research, or Doctoral Research.


Forms listed below can be used to apply for funding or assistantships within the department and college. More information about funding opportunities for graduate students can be found here.

Teaching and Research Assistantship Application

  • Assistantship applications are updated every semester depending on course offerings. Updated applications will be emailed to students through the department with listed course offerings available for assistantships that semester. Please follow the instructions to complete all requirements for the application.

Graduate Student Research Award Cover Sheet

  • The Department of Anthropology annually offers endowed research awards, this document serves as the cover sheet for research award applications. Each award has individual requirements so please review this document carefully before submitting.

CLAS Graduate Student Travel Form

  • This form can be used to apply for additional travel funding through the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.


Readmission to the Graduate Program

  • Students who take two or more semesters off (including summer) must apply for readmission, review the process for readmission on this page.

UF Graduate School Application Recommendation Letter Form

  • This form is to be used by students applying to the University of Florida for recommendation letters used with their application.

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Forms

  • The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences provides forms for Incomplete Grade Requests, Travel, Study Abroad, and other academic advisement.

M.A. Students

MA Milestones

  • The trajectory of MA students will vary, but there are certain milestones–outlined on this page–that should be met by the end of the first semester, second semester, and final semester.

Certification into the PhD Program

  • Students do not automatically become candidates for a PhD degree, they must be certified into the PhD program by their supervisory committee. Review this document regarding expectations for certification into the PhD program upon completing the MA or bypassing the MA.

MA Comprehensive Exam

  • Comprehensive examinations are required for MA students after completing required coursework. Recommendations and requirements for taking comprehensive examinations within the department are detailed here.

Report on Publishable Paper for Non-thesis Master’s Degree

  • This form is used to report the fulfillment of requirements for non-thesis Master’s Degree students. Committee members must sign this paperwork in order for the degree requirements to be completed.

Report on Master’s Comprehensive Examination

  • This form is used to report the fulfillment of comprehensive examination requirements for Master’s Degree students. Committee members must sign this paperwork in order for the degree requirements to be completed.

Ph.D. Students

PhD Milestones

  • The trajectory of PhD students will vary, but there are certain milestones–outlined on this page–that should be met by the end of the first semester, second semester, and final semester.

PhD Qualifying Examination

  • Qualifying examinations are required for PhD students continuing on to “ABD” status (All But Dissertation). Recommendations and requirements for taking qualifying examinations within the department are detailed here.

Student Responsibilities

Annual Self Evaluation

  • The Anthropology Department requires annual self-reporting of graduate student accomplishments. This form is used to report self evaluations every spring and should be submitted to the Graduate Program Assistant and your committee chair.

Department Graduate Program Policies and Procedures

  • The Graduate Catalog and the Department’s Graduate Program Policies and Procedures constitute your contract with the University. It is your responsibility to familiarize yourself with these documents.

Committee Activity Form

  • Graduate students are responsible for forming a committee for their MA and PhD degrees. This form outlines the requirements for forming a committee and should be submitted with committee signatures to the Graduate Program Assistant.


When traveling for research these guidelines must be followed. Please consult with Juanita Bagnall about UF Graduate School requirements for enrollment while doing research.  Multiple funding sources, stays over 30 days, and cash advances (when applicable) go through a much more advanced approval process so please plan accordingly.

Travel Instruction Guide

  • This is an information document that explains what is required to process your travel requests. It has links to all of the above forms.

Travel Information Worksheet

  • This form must be submitted by every traveler that is processed by the department. This worksheet must be submitted at least 2-3 weeks before your intended departure date however it is recommended that submissions be made well in advance of departure dates, especially for international travel.

UFIC International Form

  • This form must be completed when traveling to any International destination. The department also requires a copy of your Team Assist Insurance card prior to travel.

Cash Advance Excel Example

  • This spreadsheet can be used as an example when submitting multiple receipts to reconcile an expense report with a cash advance.

Cash Advance Reconciliation

  • This document explains how to reconcile a cash advance.

Fly America Act

  • This form is required when federal funding is used to pay for airline tickets that have exceptional circumstances. This form must be approved before the purchase of airline tickets.




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