New Student Checklists

To do list.

Welcome all new students who have been offered admission to a program within the Department of Information Science. As a newly admitted student, you should use our checklist and roadmap as introductions to your first semester.

MS in Information and Library Science New Student Checklist

Use the IS New Student Checklist as an introduction to your first semester.

In this document 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 Roadmap

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

You will 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