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Week of May 27th & June 3, 2013

SUMMER OFFICE HOURS
The Registrar's Office hours are 8:30am to 5:00pm (Monday-Friday) If you have any questions regarding your academic records, the Registrar's Office staff will be happy to assist you. You can call us at (312) 906-5080, e-mail us at regq@kentlaw.iit.edu or stop by Suite 220.

Dean's Certificate for Illinois Bar. We will mail a Dean's Certificate to the Illinois bar examiners for every graduating student after final grades for the Spring semester are received and processed, and we can confirm completion of all graduation requirements. We compile the list of graduating students from the list of those who submitted Applications for Graduation listing Spring 2013 as their final semester.

Bar Exams in Other Jurisdictions. If you plan to take a bar exam outside of Illinois, you should provide the Registrar with appropriate forms for the Law School to complete as soon as possible.

Pass/Fail for Summer Classes.

Pass/fail elections for the Summer semester must be made online no later than Tuesday, June 4th. Please review section 2.4 "Pass/Fail Election" in the Student Handbook if you have any questions regarding your pass/fail elections. In order to make your election, you should:

  1. Log into Web for Students.

  2. Select the "Take Class Pass/Fail" option under the "Online Forms" heading

  3. Select the course you would like to take on a pass/fail basis

  4. Submit your selection

The Registrar's Office will review your request and inform you if there is any problem with your request.

Summer 2013 Class Schedule and Registration:

•Add/Drop Period. The add/drop period for the Summer will extend through Tuesday, June 4, 11:50pm -- you may add an open class, or drop a class and receive a tuition refund, through June 4. If you drop a class after that date, you will not receive a tuition refund. Click here for links to the Summer schedule and Registration Bulletin.

•Classroom Assignments. A version of the Summer schedule that includes classroom assignments is available on the Summer 2013 Quick Guide page (also available by going to the Current Students page and clicking on the Summer '13 link).

•Initial Reading Assignments. A list of initial reading assignments for Summer courses is available on the Summer 2013 Quick Guide page (also available by going to the Current Students page and clicking on the Summer '13 link). Please note: If a course is not listed, that means we did not receive an initial assignment from the professor.

•U-Passes for Summer Term. U-Passes will be distributed for the Summer term for all full-time students who are registered for at least one Summer class. The U-Pass will be effective starting Tuesday, May 28 through Wednesday, July 24 (please note that this ending date applies for all full-time students registered for the Summer, including those taking Business Organizations, which extends beyond the normal end of the Summer term).

Summer Graduates - Application Deadline

J.D. students who plan on graduating at the end of the Summer semester must submit an online Application for Graduation form no later than Tuesday, June 4, 2013. To complete the form, go to Web for Students at https://wfs.kentlaw.iit.edu and click on "Application for Graduation" under "Online Forms" in the lefthand menu. Please complete every field in the form, and click Submit when done. You will receive a confirmation e-mail 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. Also note that, although the Registrar's Office does conduct graduation audits on all applications, it is your responsibility to make certain all requirements for graduation are met. If you have any questions, please stop by the Registrar's office.

Fall 2013 Registration

Add/Drop Period. The initial registration period for Fall 2013 classes has closed. The registration system re-opened back up on Saturday, May 4th, for students to see what classes they were admitted into, and to make adjustments to their schedules. You may continue to make adjustments to your schedule until the end of the Fall add/drop period on Monday, September 9, at 11:50pm. If you did not register during the initial registration period, you may now do so.

•Initial Reading Assignments and Course Materials. A list of initial reading assignments for Fall 2013 courses will be posted no later than Wednesday, August 7. It will be linked to this page, and will be available on the Fall 2013 Quick Guide page (also available by going to the Current Students page and clicking on the Fall '13 link).

You may ask the bookstore to hold your Fall course materials for you when they arrive, or for an extra fee you may request that the books be mailed to you over the summer. If you would like to take advantage of either of these options, stop by the bookstore before you leave, or call the bookstore at 312/906-5605. In addition, you may order your course books over the Internet by clicking on the Bookstore link on the Current Students page.

Graduating Students: Reduced Loads and Tuition Discounts. Students graduating at the end of the Fall 2013 semester who need fewer than the minimum number of hours to graduate may take fewer credits without special permission. In addition, if you will be graduating at the end of the Fall semester, and will be taking more than the 87 credits required to graduate, you may receive a 50% discount on each credit you take over the required 87 credits. If this affects you, please contact Dean Sowle by email no later than Monday, September 9, and he will arrange for the credit to be applied to your account.

Official Student Withdrawal Process.
Students wishing to request a leave of absence from their course of study or complete an official withdrawal from the university should now initiate the process online. To begin the process, log in to the MyIIT portal and under the ‘Academics’ tab, look for the ‘Academic Affairs’ channel. Chicago-Kent students should follow the ‘I want to take a leave of absence or officially withdraw’ link under the ‘Chicago-Kent College of Law’ header.

Questions regarding the leave of absence or withdrawal process should be directed to regq@kentlaw.iit.edu.


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