Up-to-date information on tuition rates can be found on the Office of the Bursar webpage: IUPUI Office of Student Account Services.
The 2012-2013 SLIS tuition rate is $401.00 per credit hours for in-state students and $1,168.30 for out-of-state students. This does not include other campus-wide "mandatory fees" that support a number of things including educational technology maintenance and student activities. For an explanation of the fees, please visit the Bursar's page.
Students initially classified as non-residents who have since lived in Indiana for twelve months and believe themselves otherwise eligible for resident status will need to submit an Application for Classification as a Resident Student with the IUPUI Office of the Registrar. For more information about changing residency status, please visit the Registrar's Residency page at http://registrar.iupui.edu/resident.html.
Required textbooks are listed on the SLIS Course Offerings page http://www.slis.iupui.edu/courses/classes.aspx (click the button at the top to show instructor emails and textbook information).
You may buy textbooks from any source (including Amazon). The IUPUI bookstore handles online ordering and mailing, and can be reached with this link (http://iupui.bncollege.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/BNCBHomePage?storeId=36052&catalogId).
Several student hourly positions are offered each year for MLS students working with the School of Library and Information Science. Each position is paid an hourly wage for 20 hours per week. There are no deadlines but decisions for a semester are completed usually 2-3 months ahead of that semester. Email Melanie Hollcraft (email@example.com) a cover letter (include semester you want to be considered) and your resume. Any other questions may be directed to Melanie via email or phone (317-278-2386).
Many professional library associations offer scholarships. See the Professional Associations, Scholarships and Awards for ideas. See the IUPUI Office of Student Financial Aid Services for more information on scholarships, loans, or other types of financial aid.
Indiana University School of Library and Information Science — Indianapolis is now an approved training program for the Indiana Department of Workforce Development. This program is handled by WorkOne which has offices for different regions in Indiana. WorkOne can possibly help you with tuition for the Master of Library Science degree. Here is the website for the Region Map: http://www.in.gov/dwd/WorkOne/locations.html. Just click on your region and you will get the contact information for that area.
Program ID: 7897
Program Name: Master of Library Science (MLS)
Career Cluster: Educational Services
Training Provider: IUPUI (Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis)