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Headlines for the Week of August 3, 2009

A message from the CLC department:

To assure your experience at Chicago-Kent College of Law is a positive one, the Center for Law and Computers is available to assist you with your computer and technical questions and concerns. You can reach a member of our staff by calling (312) 906-5300 (6-5300 house phones)
or sending an email to We are located in suite 540 if you would like to stop by our offices.

Email and Network Accounts Expire August 3 for 2009 Graduates

Please be advised that your email and network account will be terminated on Monday, August 3 @ 11:59pm (the first Monday after the July Bar exam). After this date, you will not be able to recover any emails that are currently in your inbox.

If you would like to save your emails, you may download a .pst file of your inbox, following the instructions here. Please note that you must be on campus in order to download your .pst file, as you need access to the Chicago-Kent server for the download. Moreover, please be sure to have a flash drive or recordable CD on which to save your emails, as the files are generally too large to send by email. It is your responsibility to make a backup of your emails to a .pst file. If you have questions, please contact the Center for Law and Computers at or (312) 906-5300, but note they cannot complete this process for you.

As a Chicago-Kent graduate, the Alumni Association is pleased to offer an e-mail forwarding service using an email address. This service is available through the Alumni Online Community at and allows you to choose a address that will be forwarded to your specified personal email account (e.g. gmail, yahoo, or work e-mail, etc).  Your username can be your current username or you can create a new one. The advantage of the e-mail forwarding is that once you give your forwarding address to friends and colleagues, you’ll no longer have to notify everyone in your address book of a new or discontinued e-mail address; you can simply update the email account to which the email forwarding address sends to by logging into the Alumni Online Community. Please note that any emails sent to your current address DO NOT automatically get sent to your alumni forwarding address. You must notify your contacts of your new address.

In order to access e-mail forwarding, you must sign up for the Chicago-Kent Alumni Online Community, which, in addition to email forwarding, allows you to update your alumni information, search the alumni directory, join groups, network with fellow alumni, and keep up to date with all the news and events at Chicago-Kent. Accounts for May 2009 graduates will be available by mid-July. Click here to sign up now and we will send you your login information when you have access!

For questions or concerns, please contact the Chicago-Kent Alumni Association at or 312.906.5240.

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Printing & Email/Network Accounts for May 2009 and December 2008 Graduates

May 2009 and December 2008 graduates may now print to Chicago-Kent’s network printers only via their student ID card’s “cash account.”  ID card “printing accounts,” and any remaining complementary pages within them will be eliminated for May 2009 and December 2008 graduates on Mon., May 18, 2009.

Email and network login accounts for May 2009 and December 2008 graduates will continue to remain active through the Spring 2009 semester.  Accounts for both May 2009 and December 2008 graduates will be terminated on Monday, August 3rd (first Monday after the July bar exam).

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CLC Monthly Network Maintenance Schedule

The Center for Law and Computers will conduct regular monthly maintenance windows on the first Tuesday of every month (5a.m. - 7a.m. in the morning) for "Patch and\or Update" management on systems that need to be rebooted.

Remember too that there may be "emergency" times when manufacturers release "critical" update patches that need to be installed immediately. The CLC will make every attempt to send out an announcement in advance when the "critical" updates need to be installed and systems rebooted (however, we cannot always guarantee advance notice since certain patches/updates need to be applied ASAP before a breach is made).

All network services including Internet access, email, web mail, network drives, and network printing will be down during the above scheduled time.

Maintenance will be conducted on the following days:

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Chicago-Kent's Internet Service Provider (Illinois Century Network) backbone maintenance window is on Fridays from 2:00am - 7:00am. During this maintenance window it is possible that the Downtown Campus building may experience intermittent Internet connectivity.

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Latest McAfee DAT file as of 7/30/2009 is sdat5692


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