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Headlines for the Week of December 10, 2007

2008 Graduates: Save the Date for Spring Composite Photo Sittings

If you’ve been to the 3rd floor, you’ve seen the composite photos of the most recent class as well as classes all the way back to 1893. Now it’s your turn!

If you missed the Autumn photo sittings this is your last chance to be part of your class photo. Please save these dates:

Tuesday, February 12
Wednesday , February 13
Thursday , February 14

11:00 AM to 7:00 PM ~ Room 325

Each session is scheduled for 20 minutes. Session sign ups will take place in January. If you have any questions or conflicts with these dates, please contact us at or (312) 906-5245.

Good luck in your finals and best wishes for the New Year!

Commencement Information

Fall 2007 and Spring 2008 Graduates: The Office of Alumni Relations is your home for Commencement 2008! Please watch your email for announcements and updates throughout the year. For questions, please email any questions to or visit the Commencement Portal online.


Fall 2007 Graduates (both J.D. & LL.M.):

Are you planning to participate in the Commencement ceremony?
If so, you have 2 options:

  1. IIT Commencement Ceremony in December 2007 – See for more information. If you would like to participate in this ceremony, please contact Tara Anderson at immediately.
  2. Chicago-Kent Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, May 18, 2007 – Visit for updates and watch your email during the spring for more detailed information. You MUST indicate on the graduation application or the student information form your intent to participate in the spring ceremony.

Student Information Form

We are excited to welcome you into the Chicago-Kent Alumni Community! But first, we’d like to learn a little more about you…so please take a few moments to fill out our mandatory student information form. All information is strictly confidential. This form is required to participate in the Commencement Ceremony. Fill out the form online here:


Spring 2008 Graduates (both J.D. & LL.M.):

Your deadline to submit the graduation application will be 2 weeks after the spring semester begins. We will send follow-up information at the beginning of the spring semester.

Save-the-Date!! Your official commencement ceremony will take place Sunday, May 18, 2008 at the Arie Crown Theatre, McCormick Place.

Commencement details are available on the Chicago-Kent website at This site is updated regularly, so it is your responsibility to check the site and your email frequently for the most up to date information.

In order to participate in the commencement ceremony, you are required to fill out a Student Information form. Your student information form will be available later in the semester. Please do not fill out the form for December graduates unless you are graduating at the end of the semester.

NEW! Alumni Board of Directors Scholarship

Application Deadline: January 25, 2008

The Alumni Board of Directors (formerly known as The Law School Association Board of Directors) Scholarship Fund was established by the Board in 1998 to provide scholarship assistance to law students demonstrating academic merit and financial need.

For Spring 2008, the Board plans to make several awards of at least $1,000 each. Applications for the Alumni Board of Directors Scholarship are available online or in the Office of Admissions.

Students interested must submit applications to the Office of Admissions, ATTN: Karla Davis, by January 25, 2008.


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