Academic Calendar Reminder. In observance of Labor
Day, there will be no classes on Monday, September 3.
Fair. The annual Student Organization Fair will be held on Wednesday, September
5, from 11:30-1:00 (for day students) and from 5:00-6:00 (for evening students)
in the second and third floor atriums. All students are invited.
Writing Ethics Guidelines. This is a reminder that the Chicago-Kent Legal
Writing Ethics Guidelines apply to all Chicago-Kent students, including students
enrolled in upper-level writing courses (Legal Writing 3, Legal Writing 4, and
all seminars). The Guidelines, which address a variety of issues, including plagiarism,
are available by clicking
here. If you have not reviewed the Guidelines recently, please do so.
Workshop: Preparing For and Getting the Most Out of Classes. The Academic
Support Program's first workshop of the semester will address how to prepare for
class effectively and how to get the most out of your classes. The program will
be held on Tuesday, September 4, 12:00-1:00, in Rm. 590 (for day students)
and on Monday, September 10, 5:00-5:50 pm, in Rm. 590 (for evening students).
All students are invited to attend, but first-year students are particularly encouraged
to attend. For more information about the Academic Support Program, visit the
ASP web page.
remaining workshops for the Fall semester are listed below. Please mark your calendars.
Outlining Your Courses
Tuesday, October 9, 12:00-1:00pm,
Wednesday, October 10, 5:00-5:50pm, Rm. 590
for and Taking Exams
Tuesday, November 6, 12:00-1:00pm, Rm. 590
Wednesday, November 7, 5:00-5:50pm, Rm. 590
Dean's Roundtable Series.
[This information will be posted shortly.]
IIT Emergency Notification
Service. [This information will be posted shortly.]
Watch Your Valuables! We would like to remind all faculty, staff, and students
to guard your valuables to avoid the risk of theft. Please do not leave your possessions
unattended in the Library or any other part of the building, even for a short
time -- it only takes a second for a thief to grab and run.
and ID Distribution. If you have not yet picked up your ID card or U-Pass,
they are available in the Registrar's office.
Adding and Dropping
Courses. You may add an open course without special permission until the
end of the first week of classes. During the second week, however, you may add
an open course only with permission of the instructor. You may not add a course
after the second week of the semester. You may withdraw from any course except
a required course, a clinical course, Law Review, Moot Court, or Intensive Trial
Advocacy at any time prior to the date of the final exam or final paper (see §
3.10(c) of the Student Handbook). There is no tuition penalty if you drop a course
during the first two weeks of classes. You will not receive a tuition refund,
however, if you drop a course after the second week of classes.
Resources. Illinois Institute of Technology provides individuals with disabilities
reasonable accommodations to participate in university activities, programs, and
services. Individuals with disabilities requiring an accommodation to participate
in an activity, program or service (for example, exam accommodations or classroom
accommodations) should contact the university's Center for Disability Resources.
for Disability Resources
Illinois Institute of Technology
3105 S. Dearborn
Chicago, IL 60616
Area for Contemplation. If you would like a private area in the Library to
use for contemplation or meditation, please contact the librarian on duty at the
Counseling Services. IIT's Counseling Center
will have a staff psychologist at the Law School on Mondays throughout the academic
year. She will be available by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, call
(312) 808-7132. There is no charge for these counseling services.
of the Week. George Bernard Shaw to Winston Churchill: "I am enclosing
two tickets to the first night of my new play; bring a friend ... if you have
one." Churchill's response: "Cannot possibly attend first night, will
attend second ... if there is one."
Poem of the Week. This
week's poem is "How
to Be a Poet," by "Wendell Berry.