Academic Calendar Reminder.
period runs from Friday, December 8 through Monday, December
11. Exams start on Tuesday, December 12 and end on Thursday,
Fall 2006 Final Exams.
The final exam schedule
for the current semester is available
You will be notified of the classroom assignments
for your exams prior to the start of exam period. The
deadlines for exam reschedule requests, and for registering
to take exams on computer, have now passed.
•Availability of Professors' Old Exams.
Many professors make their old exams available for students
to review. Exams after 1992 are available online by going
and clicking on the Exam Database link (under Resources).
Exams dating from 1992 and before are bound in volumes
available in the 10th floor reading room in the Library.
If an emergency occurs
that may prevent you from taking a final exam, you or
someone on your behalf should call me (312/906-5282) or
Mindi Mysliwiec (312/906-5005) as soon as possible. If
you cannot reach either of us, call the Registrar's office
(312/906-5080). Do not contact your professor about
any problem connected with your exam, as this may compromise
Please read Section
VII of the Student Handbook
, which contains the rules
governing exams, exam conflicts, make-up exams, missed
exams, and related issues; and review Article
II of the Code of Conduct
in the Student Handbook.
•Consulting Laptops During Exams.
your professor specifically authorizes it, you may not
consult materials (notes, outlines, etc.) stored on your
laptop computer during an open book or limited open book
exam; you are limited to consulting print materials authorized
by your professor. Please note:
This is separate
from the issue of whether you may write your exam on your
own laptop. The limitation described above applies whether
you are writing your exam by hand or on a lab or laptop
•Cell Phones During Exams.
You are not permitted
to use a cell phone during any exam, including during
any restroom breaks. If you have a cell phone with you
during an exam, it must be turned off and stored out of
•Access to Computer Labs During Exams.
we use the computer labs during many of the exam slots
during exam period, access for other purposes (e.g., printing
out papers or exam outlines) is limited. Please keep in
mind that there is a printer in the 5th Floor Student
Lounge that you can use if the labs are all in use.
Tryouts for Thurgood Marshall National Trial Competition.
Tryouts will be held on Wednesday, December 13 and Thursday,
December 14 from 4:00-6:00 pm on both days in the Marovitz
Courtroom on the first floor. All Chicago-Kent students
are eligible for the tryouts. For more details, see the
flyer on the table outside the third-floor cafeteria,
or contact Judge Erickson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spring 2007 Registration.
The initial registration
period is now over. If you have not already done so, please
log back into the online registration system (available
through the Spring
2007 Term Page
) to see what classes you were admitted
into. You may make adjustments to your schedule through
the end of the second week of the Spring semester.
Please note the following schedule change:
*Legal Writing 4: Environmental Law (Prof. Sanders, 432-055)
has been moved from Tuesday nights to Thursday nights,
The following Spring courses have been canceled due
to inadequate enrollment:
*International Commercial Litigation (235-001)
*Civil RICO (279-051 and 641-051)
*State Constitutional Law (609-081)
A revised Spring schedule, with course and exam grids,
is available through the Spring
2007 Term Page
. Print copies are also available outside
the third floor cafeteria.
Spring 2007 Initial Reading Assignments and Course
A list of initial reading assignments for
Spring 2007 courses will be posted on the Student Portal
page (click on the Spring '06 link) no later than Thursday,
. Assignments not received by December
21 will be posted as we receive them.
You may ask the Bookstore to hold your Spring course books
for you when they arrive, or for an extra fee you may
request that the books be mailed to you over the holiday
break. If you would like to take advantage of either of
these options, stop by the bookstore before you leave,
or call the bookstore at 312/906-5605. In addition, you
may order your course books over the web by clicking on
the Bookstore link on the Student
Joke of the Week.
The two rules for success in
business are: (1) Never tell them everything you know.
Poem of the Week.
This week's poem is "There's
a certain slant of light," by Emily Dickinson