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Commencement Ticket Distribution - Ends Wednesday!

If you have not yet picked up your complimentary tickets for Commencement, please do so by 5:00 p.m. WEDNESDAY, MAY 2 in the Office of Alumni Relations, Suite 310. The office is open 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Mon - Fri; however, Monday, April 30, staff will not be available to distribute tickets until 1:00 pm.

Please also be prepared to show photo ID at time of pick-up. Tickets will NOT be distributed unless you have completed both the Cap and Gown Form and the Student Information Form. (Please NOTE: The Student Information form is SEPARATE from the Application for Graduation required by the Registrarís Office, and is necessary if you plan to participate in the Commencement exercises.)

Each student will receive seven (7) tickets automatically at ticket pick-up, and a special commemorative ticket for each graduate! Each one of your guests will need a ticket to enter the graduation ceremony (graduates do not need tickets). Children ages two and under do not need tickets.

Additional tickets beyond your complimentary seven will be available for purchase until FRIDAY, MAY 11. A payment of $15 per additional ticket is due at pick-up. Check, credit card or cash (exact change, please) are acceptable methods of payment for the additional tickets. If you will not need the additional tickets you had requested, or need a different number of them, simply mention so when picking up your tickets, and you will be charged accordingly. All ticket sales are final, so please purchase only those you will need.

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Greetings Class of 2007 - More Commencement Information:

Greetings from the Office of Alumni Relations! While many of you may associate our office with just alumni affairs, you may be interested to know that we interact with students all the time, most prominently as we celebrate your graduation by planning all of the details regarding Commencement.

This year's Commencement Ceremony will be held on SUNDAY, MAY 20, at the Arie Crown Theater, McCormick Place. The day includes a formal indoor ceremony at the Theater, followed by a lovely reception at the venue.

Information regarding accommodations, alumni hooding, and other related items can be found on our Web site here. Please review in order to best answer the questions you or your family may have.

If you have not yet ordered your Cap and Gown Form, please do so at https://www.traditionsusa.com/forms/ChicagoKentCollegeOfLawcapgown2.asp. You will be charged a $20 late fee. Cap and Gown orders MUST be placed directly with Traditions USA. Caps and gowns will be distributed the day of graduation at the Arie Crown Theater.

While you will hear more from us in the coming weeks, look regularly in this section of the Record for important information you will need to know, as well as upcoming updates on the law school's Web site. If you have questions or concerns, please feel free to email the Office of Alumni Relations or call (312) 906-5240.

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2007 Class Gift Update!

CLASS OF 2007
RESULTS TO DATE (4/27/07)
80 graduates have given $8,094.32

CLASS OF 2006 RESULTS
75 graduates gave $10,519.36

Congratulations Class of 2007!

Youíve surpassed the number of participants for the Class of 2006 - now it's time to CELEBRATE!

The winning section will be announced Monday at the Pizza Party!
Join us for the party and celebrate your hard work:
Monday, April 30 ~ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm ~ First Floor, Judges Wall

If you haven't yet made your class gift, there is still time!
All Class of 2007 donors will receive a distinguished zipper-pull with the Chicago-Kent Seal to wear on their graduation gowns. Don't be left out!

CLICK HERE to make your 2007 Class Gift today!

For more information, please email Tanya Pietrkowski, or call 312-906-5243.

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