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Headlines for the Weeks of August 3 & 10, 2015

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • Enjoy summer vacation.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Fall 2015 initial reading assignments and course materials.
  • Intensive Trial Advocacy: Additional seats added.
  • Opportunity to take classes at Loyola and DePaul.
  • Summer 2015 exams.
    • Exam schedule.
    • Availability of professors' old exams.
    • Exam emergencies.
    • Consulting laptops/tablet computers during exams.
    • Cell phones during exams.
    • Exam method notices.
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Summer office hours.
  • Bar exams in other jurisdictions.
  • New: "Transfer Packet processing." Effective June 1.
  • Fall 2015 registration.
  • Official student withdrawal process.

Financial Aid  »

  • Preliminary tuition bill and financial aid disbursement.
  • NASFAA Financial Literacy Report.
  • 2015-16 continuing student scholarships.
  • FAFSA 2015-16 reminder.

Student Accounting Office  »

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

Career Services  »

  • Information and announcements:
    • CSO open all summer long.
    • CareerShift.
    • Federal work study for fall 2015 - Apply now.
  • Fall recruiting:
    • Mark your calendar: Important dates for fall recruiting.
    • Sign up for mock interviews.
  • Programming:
    • ILAO/PILI webinar: "How to Apply for Internships and Externships."
    • August 6: Meet Edelson at the Beach.
    • August 6: LGBT Reception hosted by Foley & Lardner.
    • August 11: CBA YLS: "Young Lawyers Summer Outing at Wrigley Field."
  • Employment opportunities:
    • Department of Justice: The Attorney General's Honors Program.
    • Department of Justice Summer Law Internship Program.
  • Fellowships and scholarships:
    • Faegre Baker Daniels 2L Diversity Fellowship - Application now available.
  • Job fairs:
    • Register Now: 2015 Lavender Law Career Fair, Chicago, August 5 to 8.
    • Register Now: Minnesota Minority Recruitment Conference, August 7.
    • Register Now: Tri-State Diversity Job Fair, August 15. (Register by August 5.)
    • Register Now: Hispanic National Bar Association's Annual Convention and Career Fair, September 2 to 5. (Register by August 31.) 
  • Diversity:
    • Faegre Baker Daniels 2L Diversity Fellowship - Application now available.
    • Register Now: 2015 Lavender Law Career Fair, Chicago, August 5 to 8. 
    • Register Now: Minnesota Minority Recruitment Conference, August 7.
    • Register Now: Tri-State Diversity Job Fair, August 15. (Register by August 5.)
    • August 6: LGBT Reception hosted by Foley & Lardner.
    • Register Now: Hispanic National Bar Association's Annual Convention and Career Fair, September 2 to 5. (Register by August 31.) 
  • Resources:
    • Government Honors & Internship Handbook: Log-in now available.
    • Equal Justice Works’ student debt e-book: Take Control of Your Future: A Guide to Managing Your Student Debt.
    • CSO resources.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Student orgs: Partner with the Alumni Association.
  • Chicago-Kent Alumni Advisor Network: Login instructions for students.

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the Study Web Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Zeiger Firm Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Will County Women's Bar Association Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the North American Van Lines Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Asian Heritage Law Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the TVProviders Scholarship Award.
Academics & Student Programs
  • Applications for the fall Law Offices are still being accepted.
  • Access2Practice Legal Externship Program: Fall 2015.
  • Professor Dan Coyne chosen to screen applications for Burge reparations.
  • Professor Richard Kling is interviewed by several national and local media outlets about Dennis Hastert.
  • Professor Dan Coyne interviewed by the Sun-Times about upcoming fraud trial.
  • Fox News interviews Professor Richard Kling about purchasing legal services on Groupon.
  • Interview with Professor Richard Kling about the 1963 March on Washington.
  • Clinical faculty member in the news.
  • Law Offices staff attorney on ABC News.
  • 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.
  • Announcing the 2015 Sandra Zemm Prize winner.
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Information Technology Services (ITS)  »

  • SofTest available for download July 6.
  • Lab 760 to be dismantled after summer exams.
  • ITS announcements.
  • Best Practices: Safeguarding your computer from phishing attacks, hackers, etc.
  • Summer 2015 Help Desk hours.
  • Connect to IIT-Secure wireless network with 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.
  • IIT print channel is for Main Campus printing only and not for use at the Downtown Campus.
  • Weekly maintenance schedule.

Library  »

  • Summer library hours.
  • Summer and post-graduation access to Westlaw, Lexis and Bloomberg Law.
  • 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.
Faculty
  • No current announcements.
Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice & Technology  »

  • Standardized Court Forms come to Illinois!
  • CALI and CAJT unveil new course project.
  • Announcing the 2015 Sandra Zemm Prize winner.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Summer and intersession building and library hours.
  • Bookstore hours.
  • DTC Cashier/Student Accounting Office hours.
  • Bike rental program: Share CyCKles Bicycle Rentals.
  • Summer 2015 procedures for hiring students and part-time temporary "non-benefits-eligible" staff.
  • 2014-15 biweekly pay calendar.
  • Defibrillator at the Downtown Campus.
  • Downtown Campus safety tips.
  • Shuttle bus schedule.
  • Administration and Finance office hours.
  • Online room reservation form.

Admissions  »

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

Continuing Legal and Professional Education  »

  • September 17: The 33rd annual Federal Sector Labor Relations & Labor Law Conference. Volunteers wanted.
  • October 15: The 7th annual Conference on Futures and Derivatives.
  • November 6: "Exposed: Privacy, Security and the Smart City."
  • December 4: The 31st annual Illinois Public Sector Labor Relations Law Conference.
  • Upcoming CLE conferences.

Public Affairs  »

  • The Record returns to weekly publication schedule with the August 17 issue.
  • Record templates available for staff.

Special Notices  »

  • Human Resources hours at the Downtown Campus.
Student Organizations

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