Spring 2024

Non-Degree registration for Part of Term 1 and Part of Term A courses is now closed. Registration for Part of Term B courses will close on February 26th at 4:00pm.

If you are interested in receiving updates regarding course registration and deadlines via email, please subscribe to the iSchool Non-degree listserv.

Instructions to enroll for the Spring semester: 

  1. Review the list of available courses listed below.
    Our non-degree course options change every semester.  
  2. Submit a Request to Enroll Form.
    Completing this form does not enroll you into a course. 
  3. Your request will be approved or denied.
    It may take up to 5 business days to learn the status of your request.
  4. If your request to enroll is approved, you will be emailed that instructions about how to officially enroll.
    Enrollment is managed by CITL, who handles all non-degree course enrollment for the university.
  5. Follow the instructions for enrollment sent by CITL.
    Once completed, CITL will confirm your enrollment and bill you. 1 week before your course begins, you will receive a welcome email from the iSchool with course website access.

Spring 2024 Non-Degree Courses

This list is not a guarantee of availability. Some course details may change before classes begin. You can find more information about these courses, such as a course description, by searching UIUC Course Explorer. 

IS 413 – Teen Materials  (2 Credit Hours)                        

IS 413 OA – WED: 7-9;  3/11/2024 – 5/1/2024

IS 423 Early Literacy (2 Credit Hours)

IS 423 OAG – THU 6-8 pm; 3/11/24 – 5/1/2024

IS 563 RVO – Reviewing Children’s Literature (2 credit hours)

THU: 4-5 pm; 3/11/24-5/1/2024

IS 581 EYO – Educational Technology & Youth (2 credit hours)

THU: 4-6 pm; 3/11/24 – 5/1/2024

Courses that are no longer available for Spring 2024.

CLOSED – IS 403 OAG – Children’s Materials (2 Credit Hours)

CLOSED – IS 413 – Teen Materials  (2 Credit Hours)                        

IS 413 OB – MON: 7 – 9 pm; 1/16/24 – 3/11/2024 

CLOSED – IS 423 Early Literacy (2 Credit Hours)

IS 423 OBG – THU 6-8 pm; 1/16/24 – 3/11/2024 OR  

CLOSED – IS 453 OAG – Information Books & Resources for Youth (2 or 4 credit hours)

CLOSED – IS 532 OA – School Library Management (2 or 4 credit hours)

CLOSED – IS 534 OA – Information Consulting (4 Credit Hours)

CLOSED – IS 542 OA – Research & Inquiry for Youth (4 credit hours)

CLOSED -IS 551 OA – Youth Services Librarianship (4 credit hours)

CLOSED – IS 563 SJO – Social Justice in Youth Literature (2 or 4 credit hours)

CLOSED – IS 565 OA – Cataloging for School Librarians (2 credit hours)

CLOSED – IS 571 LRO – Literacy, Reading, and Readers (2 or 4 credit hours)

CLOSED – IS 571: Information Services for Diverse Users (2 or 4 credit hours)

CLOSED – IS 581 MLO – Foundations of Media Literacy (2 or 4 credit hours)

CLOSED – IS 581 ISM – Instructional Strategies for Teaching Media Literacy in PK-12 (4 credit hours)

CLOSED – IS 581 DCE – Digital Citizenship and Ethics (2 or 4 credit hours)

CLOSED – IS 582 TLO – Theological Librarianship (2 or 4 credit hours)

CLOSED – IS 592 GW2 – Grant Writing (2 credit hours)

To begin the registration process, fill out the Request to Enroll Form stating your interest. You will be contacted within 5 business days to inform you of the status of your request. The Request to Enroll Form is not the same as class registration and does not guarantee a spot in your desired classes.


  • All listed times are in Central Time (CST).
  • The Academic Calendar for Spring 2024 can be found at this link.
    • Spring ’24 courses run from 1/16/24 – 5/1/2024 plus finals unless noted otherwise
  • Unless otherwise specified, non-degree courses at the iSchool are online, synchronous classes. These courses require students to log in and participate at a specific time each week, plus completing weekly reading and homework assignments.
  • iSchool courses are offered as either 2 or 4 credit hours. Tuition billing is adjusted to reflect this.
  • Some courses are offered as Variable Credit, with some students in the class registered for different credit hour workloads. For Variable Credit classes, students must state their credit hour preference during the CITL enrollment process.


A list of common questions and answers can be found in the FAQs tab. Other questions can be directed to ischool-continuinged@illinois.edu.