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Welcome Alumni & Friends

Master's Student Graduating

The SIS alumni network is nearly 3,000 strong and grows each year in size, diversity and expertise. We want you to continue to be part of the SIS family no matter where you are, or when you graduated. Your continued involvement in our community is one of the ways we maintain our ranking as one of the top library and information science programs in the country, which we strive to improve each day so that your SIS degree continues to grow in value. Help us build a strong network so we can take care of each other, and a degree that will shine as bright today as it did on the day your received it!

Stay Connected

Stay informed about all of things that are happening at the School and learn about events where you can reunite with your SIS classmates, meet new alumni and current students, and develop your professional network, and your professional skills. Don’t miss opportunities to give-back by mentoring students and sharing your expertise with us.

By updating your alumni directory information, you will also be subscribed to our monthly @SIS alumni newsletter, featuring notes from our director, SIS news, alumni and friends features, and more! You can also opt-in to the newsletter with our subscription form.

Our Alumni email distribution list (Listserv), isalumni@listserv.utk.edu is a discussion list for SIS alumni to share personal and professional news and events. Subscribe to the SIS Alumni Listserv here.

Alumni Directory & Update Form

Alumni Awards

The School of Information Sciences offers two annual alumni awards, the Distinguished Alumni Award and the Innovator’s award. All alumni and friends are encouraged to nominate their peers for consideration.

Learn More About Our Alumni Awards

SIS Alumni Society

The SIS Alumni Society provides guidance about how we can build and maintain stronger connections and better serve graduates of our School. The society is currently inactive, and we welcome proposals to revive it!

Learn More About Our Alumni Society

Supporting SIS

Your gift to the SIS enrichment fund helps us education the next generation of information sciences leaders. Explore the various giving opportunities on our supporting SIS page.

Archive: SIS Alumni Newsletter

Interface was the University of Tennessee School of Information Sciences’ newsletter for many years. its purpose was to communicate the news highlights of the school’s faculty, staff, students, and alumni. You can explore past SIS news dating back to 2002 with our archive of Interface newsletters.