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Headlines for the Week of October 11, 2010


Alumni Day @ C-K is Friday, October 15, 2010
ArrowSee a schedule of events online.

Join the Class of 2011 Class Gift Committee.
Arrow3Ls and 4Ls are eligible to join.

Commencement information:
ArrowOut of town graduates.
ArrowOctober 15: Deadline to sign up for a composite photo sitting.
ArrowOctober 19-20: Composite photo sittings will be held.

Career Advisor Network.
ArrowSearch for an Advisor

Student organization leaders:
ArrowWant to connect with alumni?

Alumni Day @ C-K is Friday, October 15, 2010

Chicago-Kent hosts first annual Alumni Day @ C-K

Alumni are invited to visit (or re-visit) the law school for a day to see what’s new, participate in “Mini-CLE” lectures taught by Chicago-Kent professors and alumni, learn from current Library staff on how to use the latest technology tools in their practice, tour the building, and attend a wine and cheese tasting as part of an event looking at Geographical Indications of Origin and trademark law.

For more information, visit


Join the Class of 2011 Class Gift Committee

Make a big impact with only a little effort—join the Class Gift Committee

You pick the project and encourage your friends to make a gift or pledge too. Open to 3Ls and 4Ls. If you are interested in getting involved, contact Tanya Pietrkowski at (312) 906-5243 or


2011 Commencement Information

Commencement Information

Fall 2010 and Spring 2011 Graduates: The Alumni Association is your home for Commencement 2011! Your official commencement ceremony will take place Sunday, May 15, 2011 at 2:30 pm at the UIC Forum, 725 W Roosevelt Rd., Chicago, IL 60608. Please watch your email for announcements and updates throughout the year. For more information, including FAQs, please visit the Commencement Portal online.

Out of Town Graduates

If you will not be in the Chicagoland area during Spring 2011 and are planning to participate in the Commencement ceremony, please email to arrange for tickets, cap and gown, and other graduation information as soon as possible.

Please visit the Commencement Portal for other details about your Commencement ceremony.

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!

Photo sittings will be held:
Tuesday, October 19 and Wednesday, October 20, 2010
Fifteen minute slots, 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Room 325

Sign up for a sitting in the Office of Alumni Relations, Suite 310, beginning September 20 until Friday, October 15.

Slots are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you are able to take a daytime slot, we ask that you reserve the slots from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. for evening students. Evening students ONLY who cannot make it during office hours can email to schedule a sitting time.


Alumni Career Advisor Network

Search for an Advisor

In an effort to help you connect with a strong network of Chicago-Kent alumni, the Chicago-Kent Alumni Association and Office of Career Services encourage you to take advantage of the law school’s “Alumni Career Advisor Network.”

Alumni from around the world are available to discuss issues such as practice trends, legal markets in specific geographic areas, and other career-related topics. This is an excellent opportunity to start building your personal network with Chicago-Kent alumni!

To search for an Alumni Career Advisor, all you have to do is log-in to the Chicago-Kent Alumni Online Community:

First Time Login Instructions:

  1. Go to

  2. In the Constituent ID field, enter your Banner CWID.
    To find your Banner CWID login to Once you are logged, on the right side of your screen you should see a box called IIT Personal ID numbers. The Banner CWID is the number beginning with “A.”
  1. In the Class Year Field:
    1. If you are an LLM student, enter LLM
    2. If you are a Visiting student, enter LV
    3. If you are a JD student your Class Year will be three characters. The first letter for all class years will be L. The second letter is your division. The third is your year number.
      Examples: A 2nd year night student’s class year is LN2. A 1st year day student’s class year is LD1.

During your first time login you will create a username and password. Afterwards, you may log in directly at using the username and password you created.

If you need assistance with your first time login, please email


Alumni Services for Student Organizations

Student Org Leaders: Want to Connect with Alumni?

Are you involved in leadership of a student organization and would like to:

ArrowInvite alumni to your events?
ArrowFind alumni speakers or panelists?
ArrowFundraise for your organization from alumni?

Visit the Alumni Services for Student Organizations Website:



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