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Headlines for the Week of January 21, 2008

Alumni Board of Directors Scholarship

Application Deadline: This Friday

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 here or in the Office of Admissions.

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

Information for the Class of 2008

2008 Graduation Forms

In order to graduate, all students must submit the following forms:

  1. The Application for Graduation with the Office of the Registrar, submitted no later than Tuesday, February 5. To access the application for graduation:

    1. Log in to your webmail account
    2. Click on the "Web for Students" icon in lower left portion of the left frame
    3. Select "Application for Graduation" under the "Online Forms" heading
    4. Complete the full form (Please complete every field)
    5. Submit your selection

    You will receive a confirmation email once a graduation audit has been performed. Please note that any changes you make to your schedule after the audit may affect your graduation requirements. You should check with the Registrar's Office prior to making any changes.

In order to participate in the commencement ceremony on May 18, 2008, all students must submit the following forms:

  1. The Graduate Information Form with the Office of Alumni Relations, submitted no later than Tuesday, April 1. Click here to access your graduate information form. All information is strictly confidential.

  2. The Cap and Gown Order Form. Caps and Gowns are complimentary from the Office of Alumni Relations. More information on ordering caps and gowns will arrive at your student mailing address in February. A link to the order form will also be available on the Commencement Portal.

Please Note: There are two different graduation forms.

Commencement details are available on the Chicago-Kent Commencement Portal 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.

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.

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.

Sign up for a session:

8:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Monday - Friday
Office of Alumni Relations, Suite 310

Time slots are given on a first come first serve basis, however, we request that those who are able to make a daytime spot leave the later sessions for evening students. Evening students ONLY may call (312) 906-5240 or email to sign up for a spot if you cannot make it to our open office hours.

Please click here for details and information on ordering class composites and individual photos. If you have any questions or conflicts with these dates, please contact us at or (312) 906-5245.

Vote for the 2008 Class Gift

Select Your Favorite Project:

Graduates of the Class of 2008, give your official “vote” for the Class Gift by selecting your favorite project idea by Monday, January 28.

Please note: Only survey votes will be counted. Any previous email votes will not be counted.


Join the Class Gift Committee Today:

The Committee plans to kick off fundraising efforts on Friday, February 1. If you are interested in joining the Class Gift Committee, now is a good time to sign up. For questions or suggestions, please email Tanya Pietrkowski or call 312-906-5243.

2008 Class Gift Committee (in formation):

Neha Aggarwal
Chris Beck
Daniel Bergrin
Carlos Brown
Kristen Cooney
Ana Lee
Rachel Medina
Sulema Medrano
Daniel Robertson
Asiya Salejee
Mary-Jo Sumner
Mitzi Wilson
Elena Vranas
Sandra Wortham
Christine Zeivel


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