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Headlines for the Week of September 21, 2020

Office of the Dean

Dean Anita K. Krug  »

  • Congratulations to Monica Pechous!
Student Services

Assistant Dean Stephen Sowle

    • List of classrooms available for remote classes.
    • Academic calendar reminder: No classes Monday, September 28.
    • ASP workshop on outlining.
    • Contact helpdesk with any class technology issues.

3L Bar Prep  »

  • Check out the Chicago-Kent Bar Prep website.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Enrollment verifications.
  • Spring 2020 Diplomas.
  • Fall 2020 registration.
  • Replacement ID cards.
  • Official student withdrawal process.

Financial Aid  

  • 2020-2021 FAFSA Available Now
  • 2020-2021 Financial Aid Awarding
  • Note to 3Ls: Financial Aid Eligibility for Credits Earned

Student Accounting Office  »

  • How to reach the Student Accounting Office during social distancing protocols.

Career Services  »

  • Information and Announcements:
    • Counseling appointments available by phone and by Zoom.
    • Free ABA memberships for students.
    • CSO Google Drive: Recently Added Resources.
    • Webinar: How Biased Algorithms Create Negative Health Outcomes For People of Color, October 9, 7 p.m.
  • Programming:
    • Opportunities through the Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) - Tuesday, September 22, 12 p.m.
    • Explore the Possibilities: Public Interest Law - Saturday, September 26, 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    • Chicago Area Law School Consortium Federal Government Careers Informational Session, Wednesday, October 7, 12 p.m.
    • How to Land a Job in Law During a Global Pandemic - Thursday, October 1
    • Spring 2021 Judicial Externship Program Informational Meeting: Tuesday, October 6, 12 p.m.
  • Employment Opportunities:
    • Federal Work-Study applications open for summer 2020.
    • Cook County State's Attorney's Office: Apply to be an Assistant State's Attorney.
    • Internal Revenue Service: Honors Attorney Program (3Ls) & SLIP (2Ls) program - Deadline Wednesday, September 30.
    • Presidential Management Fellows Applicant Handbook Now Available - Application period September 30 - October 14.
  • Fellowships and Scholarships: 
    • Diversity Scholarship Foundation: Application Deadline Extended to Friday, September 25, 2020
    • Immigrant Justice Corps Fellowship Application Open: Deadline extended to October 28, 2020.
  • Job Fairs:
    • Loyola Patent Law Interview Program: Bidding opens September 1!
    • Equal Justice Works: Conference & Career Fair, Registration open until October 19, Virtual Event October 22-25.
  • Diversity:
    • Cook County Minority Job Fair: Additional registration period open until October 2, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. CST.
  • Resources:
    • Washington DC: Public Interest Jobs Clearinghouse and US House of Representatives Employment Bulletin
    • Symplicity App
    • Chicago Area Law Firm List
    • Resume and Cover Letter Guides available in the Symplicity Document Library
    • Government Honors & Internship Handbook & Public Policy Handbook
    • CareerShift
    • Practising Law Institute (PLI)  
    • CSO Resources - CSO Google Drive
    • Resources provided by the Chicago Bar Association
    • @theBar Podcast for Young Lawyers

    Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

    • Sign up for the Alumni Advisor Network to connect with alumni throughout the world.
    • Connect with the Chicago-Kent College of Law Alumni Association on LinkedIn.

    Public Interest Resource Center  »

    • Find volunteer opportunities through the Public Interest Resource Center.

    Scholarships  »

    • External scholarships information has been moved.
Academics & Student Programs
  • C-K Law Group Clinic - Spring 2021 Applications available mid-October
  • Clinical Professor Richard Kling in the News
  • Legal Externship Program - Spring 2021 Information
  • Judicial Externship Program - Spring 2021 Information
  • Follow us on social media.
  • Certificate Programs: You can still apply.
  • Gary Laser Professionalism Award-New recipients
  • Fleischman Award-New recipients
  • Reggie the Cat!
  • Intensive Clinic.
  • Law Offices Newsletter.
  • In the news: Articles featuring clinical faculty.
  • For a description of all in-house clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at www.kentlaw.iit.edu/legal-clinics.
  • For a description of all externship programs, please visit the Externship Program home page at www.kentlaw.iit.edu/externships.
  • International Center Downtown Campus hours and travel signatures.
  • Volunteer Opportunity: Self-Help Web Center.
Computing & Information Services

Information Technology Services (ITS)  »

  • Upgraded Tech classrooms.
  • Return to campus connect to wifi and printers.
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection now available for Windows 10.
  • Microsoft Office 365 download information.
  • Best Practices: Safeguarding your computer from phishing attacks, hackers, etc.
  • Connect to IIT-Secure wireless network with your Chicago-Kent email address.
  • Eduroam available at Chicago-Kent.
  • Student printing from remote locations available.
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection Antivirus available for student use.
  • Service alerts and news.
  • Security updates and spam.
  • IIT print channel is for Main Campus printing only and not for use at the Downtown Campus.
  • Weekly maintenance schedule.

Library  »

  • Library Is Open.
  • Library Hours.
  • Become a fan of the library: Find us on Facebook!
  • General library policies.

Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)  »

  • CALI redesigns website for better experience.
  • CALI Law School Success Fellows releases new CALI lessons.
  • Get free, unlimited access to CALI Lessons in less than five minutes.
Faculty
Institutes & Centers
  • No current announcements.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Building and library hours.
  • Spakateria hours.
  • Bookstore hours.
  • Spring 2020 procedures for hiring students and part-time and temporary "non-benefits-eligible" staff.
  • 2020 biweekly pay calendar.
  • 2020 monthly pay calendar.
  • Fall 2020 discount parking rates for DTC faculty, staff and students.
  • Defibrillator at the Downtown Campus.
  • Downtown Campus safety tips.
  • Administration and Finance office hours.
  • Online room reservation form.

Admissions  »

  • Join the Chicago-Kent Advocates.
  • Admissions office hours.

Continuing Legal and Professional Education  »

Marketing and Communications »

  • Record templates available for staff.

Special Notices  »

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