Tuesday, Dec. 9 at Noon
Tuesday, Dec. 9 at 5:00pm
Wednesday, Dec. 10 at 1:00pm
Wednesday, Dec. 10 at 5:00pm
Winter Exam Raffles
Exam period is a stressful time of the year. This year, from December 6-22, 2008 the Office of Student Services is sponsoring the Winter Exams Raffles. Each day, when you enter the Library, you can enter your name into the drawing. The Library staff will draw the winning names.
Drawings will be held daily at
6:00pm (Mon.-Thurs.) and
you do not need to be present to win
The following offices have donated prizes: The Library, Office of Student Services, Admissions, Career Services and the Cafeteria. This year’s prizes include Chicago-Kent t-shirts; computer bags; movie passes; and gift certificates ranging in value from $5 - $25 to the DTC cafeteria, Starbucks, Best Buy, Borders, and other local stores and restaurants. Prizes will be claimed from room 310a.
Student Health Insurance Information
Spring Health Insurance Enrollment Period
If you were not enrolled in student health insurance this fall, you can now enroll for the spring. Spring health insurance costs $508 for the coverage period of January 9 - August 14, 2008. This cost will be added to your spring semester fees. Please submit an online enrollment form by January 26, 2009. (The spring enrollment form should be put online this week.) Please save a copy of the enrollment form confirmation for your records. For more information about the student health insurance plan, please visit IIT's Student Health Center website or the Health Insurance FAQ. Students can also enroll in student health insurance by emailing Melody Jack at email@example.com. When emailing Ms. Jack, please include your CWID.
Waiving/Canceling Health Insurance for the Spring
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, 2009. If you previously waived student health insurance, the waiver will remain on your account indefinitely 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org by January 26, 2009. You will receive a refund on your account for the spring.
Fall U-Pass Activation Period
Fall '08 U-Pass cards will remain valid through Monday, December 22, 2008, the last day of final exams. If you have problems with your pass before this date, please see Frequently Asked Questions about the U-Pass or the CTA U-Pass website.
Spring U-Pass Distribution
All day division students who are considered full-time for the Spring 2008 semester will receive a U-Pass, which provides unlimited rides on the CTA from January 20 - May 17, 2009. Status as a full-time student is determined by your official division status, and not be the number of credit hours you take in a particular semester. If you qualify for a U-Pass and want to obtain it during the first available distribution, you must be registered for spring classes by 5:00pm on December 18, 2009.
Spring U-Pass distribution will begin a few days prior to the start of spring semester classes. The exact times and locations for Spring U-Pass Distribution will be announced in the Record and an email sent during Winter Break. Students will only be permitted to pick up their own U-Pass cards.
If you are not registered as a full-time, day division student by December 18, 2009, you have a financial hold on your account on that date, or you do not have an ID picture on file in the Registrar's Office by that date, you will not receive a U-Pass during the initial distribution period. Students who qualify for the U-Pass after December 16 or were not included in the initial spring U-Pass request sent to CTA will have passes ordered for them in January.
Replacement Upass Information
Lost or Stolen: If you lose your U-Pass or it is stolen, you need to go to CTAHeadquarters at 567 West Lake Street, 2nd Floor. Replacement cards cost $35.00 (cash, credit card, or money order only) and you will need to bring a valid Chicago-Kent student ID card. Replacement passes are sent to Chicago-Kent five to seven days after you apply. You will be notified by email once it arrives. Please note: CTA will replace lost or stolen U-Pass cards only one time per academic year.
On a Bus: If your U-Pass is captured in bus equipment, the bus operator will ask you to complete a customer service card and allow you to ride free. If needed, a free transfer will be provided. You must bring the customer service card, along with your valid Chicago-Kent student ID card, to CTA Headquarters at 567 West Lake Street, 2nd Floor to apply for a replacement. Replacement passes are sent to Chicago-Kent five to sevendays after you apply. You will be notified by email once it arrives. If you fail to get the customer service card, it can take up to two weeks to replace your U-Pass.
On the El: If your U-Pass is captured in rail station equipment, locate a customer assistant and inform him or her of your problem. The customer assistant will have you complete a fare discrepancy report (FDR) and issue you a free transit card valued at $3.60. You must bring a copy of the FDR, along with your valid Chicago-Kent student ID card, to CTA Headquarters at 567 West Lake Street, 2nd Floor to apply for a replacement. Replacement passes are sent to Chicago-Kent five to seven days after you apply. You will be notified by email once it arrives. If you fail to get the FDR, it can take up to two weeks to replace your U-Pass.
You can find more information about the U-Pass at CTA's U-Pass Website or Kent's U-Pass FAQ.