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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Summer 2013 Exams.
•Exam Schedule. The final exams for the Summer term are listed in the Schedule of Classes available here. You will be notified of the classroom assignments for your exams prior to the start of exam period.
•Exam Reschedule Requests. The period is now closed for requesting an exam reschedule.
•Exam Method Registration. The period is now closed for exam method registration.
Notice about SofTest: Students taking exams on laptop must download and install the SofTest exam-taking program. You will receive information from the Computer Center about when and how to do this. Even though you do not need to submit an Exam Method Registration form to use your laptop for exams, you do need to download and install SofTest. In addition, you must download the new version of SofTest even if you have an older version from a prior semester. You cannot use older versions of the program - you must have the new version of SofTest.
Unless a professor specifies otherwise, SofTest is configured to lock students out of other programs and services on their computers for the duration of the exam. This means that, unless a professor specifically authorizes access, students will not have access to notes, outlines, or other materials stored on their hard drive or the network.
Notice About Borrowing Laptops from the Computer Center: The Computer Center has a limited supply of laptop computers reserved for use in emergency situations that arise during exam period. Please contact Dean Sowle if you opt to take an exam on laptop, and your laptop suffers unexpected problems that cannot be remedied before your exam. The Computer Center's laptops also may be used (subject to availability) if your computer has problems immediately before or during an exam, as long as the problem is not due to your failing to properly configure or register your laptop to run the SofTest program. Because of limited supply, the Computer Center's laptops are not available for general loaning purposes during exam period. However, if you have exceptional circumstances that you believe justify borrowing a laptop for an exam, please contact Dean Sowle to discuss your situation.
Notice to Hand Writers: Students who are hand writing an exam will be placed in the same room used by laptop users for that exam. Hand writers will not be put in a separate room.
•Availability of Professors' Old Exams. Many professors make their old exams available for students to review. Information about accessing old exams is available by clicking here.
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, by 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 email@example.com.