Courses for Nondegree Students

GSLIS is pleased to offer nondegree students an opportunity to take graduate level courses. Formal admission to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is not necessary, but a bachelor's degree is required. Nondegree students may take a maximum of 12 credit hours of GSLIS coursework. Permission to take additional credit hours may be granted in special circumstances (e.g., alumni seeking professional development, school media endorsement), but please note that a maximum of 12 hours may be applied toward a degree upon matriculation.

Registration for the Spring 2016 semester is now closed.

Contact klucht [at] (Karla Lucht), graduate studies advisor, if you have questions.

Please refer to our Nondegree Student Guide for important information about taking a course at GSLIS as a nondegree student.


Cost and Cancellation Policy

Tuition for academic year 2015-2016 is $1,272 for a two credit-hour course and $2,544 for a four credit-hour course. Note: If you're paying for a class out of your own pocket, don't forget to make use of the Lifelong Learning Tax Credit when you do your income tax at the end of the year. It allows you to take a tax credit for a portion of any money you spend on continuing education.

For more information regarding cancellation of classes, visit this webpage.

Registration policy

Deadline for registration and payment will usually be two weeks before the start of each continuing education activity.