LIS Independent Study Proposal Form

This proposal form should be used for all independent, tutorial, internship, and experiential work designed for academic credit in the Liberal Studies Program. Specific guidelines for conducting independent studies are available from the LIS office.

For use with the following courses:

  • LIS 380 Exploration of Learning Resources
  • LIS 499 Independent Study: Tutorial

After negotiating the content and process with a faculty sponsor, this form should be completed and sent in to the LIS Secretary. The form will be signed by the faculty sponsor and LIS Director prior to registration. If you are using an external resource, it is your responsibility to get that signature. You may attach additional pages to this form as needed.

Download the fillable Word form

Send your completed form to:

Liberal Studies Program
University Hall Building 3038
University of Illinois Springfield
One University Plaza
Springfield, Illinois 62703
fax to 217-206-6217or email to