Non-Degree Seeking Study

SLIS admits Library Science non-degree seeking students who meet one of the following two conditions, when spaces are available:

1. The applicant already has the MLS degree;


2. The applicant is in the process of applying for SLIS degree-seeking admission and must take a SLIS course(s) immediately to meet the requirement of an employment or financial aid agency, in which case the applicant must arrange a letter from the employer or financial aid agency on its letterhead with signature to be sent directly to the SLIS office.

To apply as a non-degree seeking student, complete the Apply Texas online application. Follow the instructions for Graduate Non-Degree Applicants from the Office of Admissions Processing.

Note: Those seeking School Librarian Certification should apply to the Graduate Certificate in School Librarianship program.

Application Deadlines

  • Applications continue to be accepted until all available spaces are filled.
  • The preferred application deadlines are June 1 for the Fall semester, November 1 for the Spring semester, and April 1 for the Summer semester.

Contact Information

For questions on the SLIS admissions process, please contact the SLIS office at 940-898-2602, or

Page last updated 9:28 AM, September 4, 2019