The following are required for admission to the MLIS program. Candidates applying to the School Library Media Program, a Dual-Degree Program, and/or the Information Literacy Instruction Certificate should refer to the sites describing additional admission requirements to these programs.
All applications are online. See http://www.uri.edu/gsadmis/gs_apply.html.
The Graduate School of Library and Information Studies (GSLIS) at the University of Rhode Island expects that incoming students possess a basic knowledge of information technologies. Please read the Required Technology Competencies carefully. These are not admissions requirements, but are vital to your success in the program.Application deadlines
The completed application and all supporting documents must be received by June 15 for September admission, October 15 for January admission, and March 15 for summer admission. For university-wide financial assistance, the application package must be received by January 15 for Fall admission.
Application to GSLIS is made online through the URI Graduate School. Please visit http://www.uri.edu/gsadmis/gs_apply.html and follow directions to complete the online application form.
For assistance if needed, turn to the GSLIS Admissions Office, 401-874-2878 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The GSLIS Admissions Committee will evaluate completed applications once all materials (transcripts, test scores, recommendations, etc.) have been submitted online. After review by the Director, the Committee's recommendations are forwarded to the Graduate School. Final decision on admission rests with the dean of the Graduate School.
The applications packet is considered as a whole.