Accepted Students

Welcome to the Department of Library and Information Studies!

Welcome all new students who have been offered admission to the MLS in Information and Library Science program.
This web site has been designed to provide you with helpful information about being a graduate student at UB, as well as information about the Department of Library and Information Studies.

We look forward to partnering with you and please feel free to contact our office if you have any questions.
Department Chair
Email: LIS-chair@buffalo.edu

MLS in Information and Library Science New Student Checklist

Newly admitted MLS in Information and Library Science students should use the LIS Department Checklist as an introduction to their first semester.

In this PDF you will find:

  • Faculty Advisor Contact Information
  • How to Develop your Plan of Study
  • Academic Regulations
  • Advising Policy
  • Required Computer Competencies
  • Forms
  • Courses and Requirements
  • Portfolio Requirements
  • Student Organizations
  • UBMLS Listserv
  • Professional Organization Information
  • UB Campus Maps and Library Information

New Student Road Map

The Graduate School of Education has a convenient New Student Road Map that will guide you through the steps necessary to be ready for your first semester. Please take the time to go through this site. If you have any questions, you may contact the department.

Open this PDF to learn how to:

  • Confirm your Acceptance
  • Activate your UBIT Account
  • Find out about Health and Immunization Requirements
  • Select and Enroll in your Classes
  • Set up your UB email account

Contact the Department

Department of Library and Information Studies

University at Buffalo
534 Baldy Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260-1020
(716) 645-2412
email: lis-information@buffalo.edu

Office of Graduate Admissions and Student Services

Graduate School of Education
University at Buffalo
366 Baldy Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
Telephone: (716) 645-2110
Fax: (716) 645-7937
email: gse-info@buffalo.edu