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Week of January 30, 2006

Late Pick-Up for U-Passes
U-Passes are available for pick up from Denise Lang outside of Dean Sowle's office. You can pick up your U-Pass from Ms. Lang between 10:00-11:00am or 2:30-3:30pm. This week wil be your last chance to get these cards. If your card was not available during the initial distribution, you will receive an email when it arrives.

U-Pass Announcements from CTA
Lost or Stolen Cards
To get a replacement U-Pass, students should bring their valid student ID and $35 (cash, credit card, or money order) replacement fee to the CTA general offices. A replacement U-Pass will be issud and sent to the school within 5-7 business days after a request is made. CTA will replace lost or stolen U-Pass cards only once per academic term.

Captured in Fare Equipment or Damaged Cards
On the bus... The card will be collected. Students will be asked to complete a Record of Captured Farecard (form 3027). You will be allowed to ride free and given a pink copy of the form for your records. If needed, a transfer will be provided. You must then go to the CTA general offices to request a replacement U-Pass. When you present the form to the customer service agent, you will be given a five-day unlimited ride transit pass to use until the replacement card is received by the school.

At the rail station... The card will be collected. Students will be asked to complete a FareDiscrepancy Report (form 3024). You will be given a $4.00 transit card and a copy of the form for your records. You must then go to the CTA general offices to request a replacement U-Pass. When you present the form to the customer service agent, you will be given a five-day unlimited ride transit pass to use until the replacement card is received by the school.

CTA Offices
CTA General Office is located at 567 West Lake Street. The offices are one block east of the Green Line Clinton stop. The Customer Service Department is located on the second floor and is open Monday-Friday from 8:00am-4:30pm.

Health Insurance Deadline is Thursday, January 26
Enrollment: If you want to enroll in the IIT student health insurance plan for the spring, you must submit an online enrollment form by January 26, 2006. For more information about the student health insurance plan, please visit IIT's Student Health Center website or the Health Insurance FAQ. If you enrolled in the student health insurance plan in the fall, you do not need to enroll again.

Waiver: Any student (day or evening division) enrolled for 12 or more credits in the spring, will be automatically enrolled in student health insurance. If you have your own insurance coverage, you can waive student health insurance by completing the online waiver form by January 26, 2006. If you previously waived student health insurance, the waiver will remain on your account indefefinitely unless you re-enrolled in the plan after you submitted that waiver. If you are on a F1 or J1 visa, you cannot waive student health insurance.

Cancellation: If you were enrolled in student health insurance in the fall and no longer want the coverage either because you have another insurance plan or are now registered for less than 12 credits, you can cancel student health insurance for the spring by contacting Melody Jack at jack@iit.edu by January 26, 2006. You will receive a refund on your account for the spring.

I-Save Rx Prescription Drug Program
Some students enrolled in the student health insurance plan meet the maximum allowance for prescription drug coverage. If you are one of these students, you might want to consider joining I-Save Rx, Governor Blagojevich's new prescription drug importation program, which allows residents to purchase lower cost, prescription drugs from Europe and Canada. Some of the drugs covered under this program are Advair, Allegra, Prozac, Otho-TriCyclen and others. All are available to you at significant savings. To find out if your medication is included in this program, visit www.I-SaveRx.net or call (866) 472-8333. For price comparisons on asthma, allergy, contraception, and commonly used drugs, please view these flyers.

Spring ASP Small Group Sessions
Please see the Academic Support Program announcements for more information about spring small group membership petitions. For more information about the ASP program and study resources, please visit the ASP website at http://www.kentlaw.edu/academics/asp/.


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Academic Support Program
Law School Survival Guide
Student Health Insurance FAQ
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