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Headlines for the Week of October 15, 2018

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • October 17: Dean's Student Meet-and-Greet.
  • Congratulations to our Thomas Tang Moot Court Competition team for advancing to the national finals!
Student Services

Assistant Dean Stephen Sowle  »

  • Illinois bar exam application and character and fitness process: Session with bar examiners.
  • Bar readiness series.
  • Study abroad information session for J.D. students.
  • 1L Your Way.
  • Joke of the week.

3L Bar Prep  »

  • 2018-19 Bar Subject Refresher Sessions and Bar Readiness Workshops for 3Ls.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Fall 2018 semester information.
  • FERPA notice.
  • Replacement ID cards.
  • Official student withdrawal process.

Financial Aid  »

  • Student loan repayment and public service loan forgiveness: Online events.
  • New loan origination fees effective October 1.

Student Accounting Office  »

  • Financial aid refunds.
  • How to receive your Perkins Loan.

Career Services  »

  • Information and Announcements:
    • Interview preparation and mock interviews available through the CSO.
    • Free ABA memberships for students.
    • Federal Work Study application open for fall 2019.
    • Welcome 1Ls.
    • Mandatory 1L resume and cover letter workshops.
    • 2Ls and 3Ls: Make an appointment.
  • Fall Recruiting:
    • Please report callbacks and offers!
  • Programming:
    • October 15: 1Ls - This is the first day you can meet with your CSO advisor.
    • October 16: The Institute for the Future of Law Practice Program.
    • October 17: U.S. Attorney's Office, presentation by the Diversity Recruitment Committee.
    • October 18: In-House IP Careers and Careers in Pharmaceutical IP.
    • October 23: Mandatory 1L Professionalism Program.
    • October 25: 25th Annual Pro Bono & Community Service Fair.
    • October 29 to 31: ConneCKtions Dinners.
    • October 30: International IP Careers & Basics.
    • November 7: Meet the Public Service Organizations Reception.
    • November 14: Husch Blackwell Diversity Reception.
  • Employment Opportunities:
    • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Student Honors Law Program. Applications now being accepted for 2019 spring and summer.
    • Presidential Management Fellowship Program: Application period open from October 9 to 22.
    • Summer 2019 Chicago Mayor’s Office Fellowship Program. Applications due November 9.
  • Job Fairs:  
    • October 26 and 27: Equal Justice Works Conference & Career Fair.
  • Diversity:
    • November 14: Husch Blackwell Diversity Reception.
    • LCLD Success in Law School Mentoring Program. Applications available.
  • Resources:
    • 2018-19 Chicago-Area Law Firm List. Updated and available.
    • Government Honors & Internship Handbook and Public Policy Handbook: Updated version available.
    • ABA Student Loan Best Practices in the Face of Political Change.
    • ABA Law Student Podcast: Public Service Loan Forgiveness.
    • CareerShift.
    • Practising Law Institute (PLI).
    • CSO resources.
    • Resources provided by the Chicago Bar Association.
    • 2017-18 Chicago Area Law Firm List.
    • PracticeTracks videos.
    • @theBar Podcast for Young Lawyers.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Student-Alumni Board.
  • Connect with the Chicago-Kent College of Law Alumni Association on LinkedIn.
  • Student Organizations: Want to connect with alumni?

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the Lavent Law Immigrant Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Shook & Stone Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Branch Out Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the AudioReputation Annual Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Georgelis Injury Law Firm Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Munley Law Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Newsome Melton Scholarship Award.
Academics & Student Programs
  • In-House Clinics: Applications will become available on October 15.
  • Legal Externship Program: Applications will be available soon.
  • Professor Richard King in the news for the Van Dyke trial.
  • Judicial Externship: Applications for the spring 2019 semester now available.
  • Reggie the Cat!
  • Certificate Programs. You can still apply.
  • Gary Laser Professionalism Award.
  • Fleischman Award.
  • Professor Kling is interviewed on WGN-TV.
  • Intensive Clinic.
  • Law Offices Newsletter.
  • Law Offices student argues before U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
  • In the news: Articles featuring clinical faculty.
  • For a description of all in-house clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at
  • For a description of all externship programs, please visit the Externship Program home page at
  • International Center Downtown Campus hours and travel signatures.
  • Trial team for fall 2018.
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Information Technology Services (ITS)  »

  • Help Desk fall hours.
  • Student print/scan/copy accounts reset.
  • Office 2016 Windows available for download.
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection now available for Windows 10.
  • Microsoft Office 365 download information.
  • ITS announcements.
  • Best Practices: Safeguarding your computer from phishing attacks, hackers, etc.
  • Connect to IIT-Secure wireless network with your Chicago-Kent email address.
  • How to change and sync your password.
  • 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  »

  • Take a virtual tour of the library.
  • Library hours.
  • Become a fan of the library: Find us on Facebook!
  • General library policies.

Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)  »

  • CALI Lessons: Free study materials for law students.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Building and library hours.
  • Spakateria hours.
  • Farmer's Fridge.
  • Bookstore hours.
  • Fall 2018 procedures for hiring students and part-time and temporary "non-benefits-eligible" staff.
  • 2018 biweekly pay calendar.
  • 2018 monthly pay calendar.
  • Fall 2018 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.

Public Affairs »

  • Record templates available for staff.

Special Notices  »

  • Human Resources hours at the Downtown Campus. HR now found in room 285 on Tuesdays.
Student Organizations

Student Organizations: Please send your Record headlines and the full announcements to by noon on Thursdays for the following Monday's issue.

American Constitution Society and Institute on the Supreme Court of the United States »

  • October 18: Update on the Supreme Court.

American Civil Liberties Union and Immigration Law Society »

  • October 16: Family Separation panel.

Christian Legal Society »

  • October 16: Talk from author John Mauck about his new book Jesus in the Courtroom.

Intellectual Property Law Society »

  • October 18: In-House IP Careers & Careers in Pharmaceutical IP.

Kent Justice Foundation »

  • October 18: The Kent Justice Foundation Annual Wine Night.

National Lawyers Guild »

  • October 17: General body meeting

Student Humanitarian Network »

  • October 25: Wine & Paint Night.


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