Office of Academic Administration
and Student Affairs
Asst. Dean Stephen
Week of April 25, 2005
Academic Calendar Reminder. The class schedule for
the last week of the semester is as follows:
Monday, May 2: Monday classess meet (King Birthday
Tuesday, May 3: Friday classes meet (Good Friday make-up)
Read Period runs from Wednesday, May 4 through Sunday, May
8. Exams begin Monday, May 9 and end on Friday, May 20.
Fall 2005 Registration. The preliminary schedule of
classes for the Fall 2005 semester is available outside the
third floor cafeteria and through the main Student
Portal page (click on the Fall '05 link). The final schedule
and Registration Bulletin will be issued on Tuesday, April
26. Registration will take place from Thursday, April 28 through
Monday, May 2.
Corrections to the Preliminary Schedule:
*Money Laundering is 3 credits (not 2 credits).
*The Clinical page of the schedule incorrectly listed the
work expectations for Summer clinical programs instead of
Fall programs. The correct expectations are as follows: "Students
are expected to put in a minimum of 224 hours (an average
of 16 hours a week for 14 weeks) for 4 hours of credit, a
minimum of 168 hours (an average of 12 hours a week for 14
weeks) for 3 hours of credit, and a minimum of 112 hours (an
average of 8 hours a week for 14 weeks) for 2 hours of credit."
"Where Do We Go From Here?" Program. This
program introduces first-year students to the course requirements
after the first year, the certificate programs offered by
Chicago-Kent, and clinical, externship, and other program
opportunities available to upper-level students. The program
will be offered at the following times:
Day Division: Tuesday, April 26, 12:00-1:30 pm (Auditorium).
Evening Division: Thursday, April 28, 8:30–9:30 pm (Rm. 590).
Intensive Trial Advocacy. Please note that registration
for both the August 2005 and the January 2006 sessions of
Intensive Trial Advocacy take place as part of Fall 2005 registration.
See the listing for Intensive Trial Advocacy in the preliminary
Schedule of Classes for details.
Spring 2005 Final Exams.
Exam Schedule. The final exam schedule for the current
semester is linked
to this page. The Registrar's office will notify you later
this month of the classroom assignments for your exams.
Exams on Computer Sign-Up. See the Registrar's
section of the Record for information on signing
up to take your exams on computer.
Availability of Professors' Old Exams. Many professors
make their old exams available for students to review. Exams
dating from 1992 and before are bound in volumes available
in the 10th floor reading room in the Library. Exams after
1992 are available online by going to http://library.kentlaw.edu/Services/students.htm,
clicking on the Exams Database link on the left, and then
clicking on the link indicated there.
Dean's Certificate for Illinois Bar Exam. We will mail
a Dean's Certificate to the Illinois bar examiners for every
graduating student after final grades for the Spring semester
are received and processed, and we can confirm completion
of all graduation requirements. We compile the list of graduating
students from the list of those who submitted Applications
for Graduation listing Spring 2005 as their final semester.
Bar Exams in Other Jurisdictions. If you plan to take
a bar exam outside of Illinois, you should provide the Registrar
with appropriate forms for the Law School to complete as soon
Joke of the Week. "Sincerity is everything. If you
can fake that, you've got it made." (George Burns)