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Headlines for the Week of December 17, 2018

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • Good luck with exams!
Student Services

Assistant Dean Stephen Sowle  »

  • Happy holidays!
  • Accessing your grades.
  • U-Pass notice.
  • Spring 2019 initial reading assignments and course materials.
  • Spring 2019 schedule and registration:
    • Add/drop period.
    • Taking classes at DePaul, Loyola and John Marshall.
    • Exam information.
    • Experiential course requirement.
    • 64-credit classroom course requirement.
    • Graduating students: Reduced loads and tuition discounts.
  • Fall 2018 final exams:
    • Exam schedule and exam number.
    • Exam types and distribution.
    • Availability of professors' old exams.
    • Exam emergencies.
    • Consulting laptops/tablets during exams.
    • Cell phones during exams.
    • Exams on computer.
    • Notice to handwriters.
  • Joke of the week.

3L Bar Prep  »

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

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Fall 2018 final exams.
  • Enrollment verifications.
  • Spring 2019 schedule and registration.
  • Replacement ID cards.
  • Official student withdrawal process.

Financial Aid  »

  • Spring disbursement and process.
  • 1L Your Way: Spring enrollment intentions requested.
  • Fall graduates: Loan exit counseling requirement.
  • Webinars on loan repayment and public service loan forgiveness.

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.
    • Welcome, 1Ls.
    • Mandatory 1L resume and cover letter workshops.
    • 2Ls and 3Ls: Make an appointment.
  • Programming:
    • December 20: Drinker Biddle Home for the Holidays Reception.
    • December 27: Milwaukee Law Firms Home for the Holidays Reception.
    • January 3: Thompson Coburn 1L Winter Reception (St. Louis).
    • January 29: Corporate Counsel Night.
    • January 30: Why Mindset Matters in Law School, in Practice, and Beyond.
  • Employment Opportunities:
    • LCLD 2019 1L Scholars Summit. Applications available now.
    • PILI 2018 Summer Internships for 1Ls. Applications available December 1.
    • Spring 2019 C-K Law Group In-House Clinics. Applications now available.
    • Spring 2019 Access2Practice Legal Externship Program. Applications due January 7.
    • Federal Work Study application open for spring 2019.
    • ABA Business Law Section Diversity Clerkship. Applications due January 7.
    • ABA Judicial Intern Opportunity Program (JIOP). Applications due January 11.
    • 2019 Just the Beginning Foundation Summer Judicial Internship. Applications due January 11.
    • 2019 AT&T Summer Legal Internship. Applications due January 11.
    • AbbVie 1L Patent Internship. Applications due January 15.
    • 2019 Twin Cities Diversity in Practice 1L Summer Rotation Clerkship. Applications due January 18.
    • PracticePro 1L Diversity Scholar Program. Application due January 20.
    • Institute for the Future of Law Practice. Applications open.
  • Fellowships and Scholarships:
    • 2018 EPIC Law Fellowship (for 3Ls). Rolling application.
    • Dinsmore Diversity Scholarship. Applications due December 31.
    • Banner & Witcoff Diversity Fellowship. Applications due January 4.
    • Fish & Richardson 1L Diversity Fellowship. Applications due January 4.
    • Harter Secrest & Emery 2019 Diversity Scholarship. Application due January 7.
    • Latham & Watkins 1L Diversity Fellowship and Leadership Academy. Applications due January 11.
    • McAndrews, Held & Malloy 1L Diversity Fellowship. Applications due January 15.
    • Finnegan Diversity Scholarship. Application due February 8.
  • Diversity:
    • LCLD 2019 1L Scholars Summit. Applications available now.
    • LCLD Success in Law School Mentoring Program. Applications available.
    • Dinsmore Diversity Scholarship. Applications due December 31.
    • Banner & Witcoff Diversity Fellowship. Applications due January 4.
    • Fish & Richardson 1L Diversity Fellowship. Applications due January 4.
    • Harter Secrest & Emery 2019 Diversity Scholarship. Application due January 7.
    • ABA Business Law Section Diversity Clerkship. Applications due January 7.
    • ABA Judicial Intern Opportunity Program (JIOP). Applications due January 11.
    • Latham & Watkins 1L Diversity Fellowship and Leadership Academy. Applications due January 11.
    • 2019 Just the Beginning Foundation Summer Judicial Internship. Applications due January 11.
    • 2019 AT&T Summer Legal Internship. Applications due January 11.
    • McAndrews, Held & Malloy 1L Diversity Fellowship. Applications due January 15.
    • AbbVie 1L Patent Internship. Applications due January 15.
    • 2019 Twin Cities Diversity in Practice 1L Summer Rotation Clerkship. Applications due January 18.
    • PracticePro 1L Diversity Scholar Program. Application due January 20.
    • Finnegan Diversity Scholarship. Application due February 8.
  • 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 AudioReputation Annual Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Georgelis Injury Law Firm Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Newsome Melton Scholarship Award.
Academics & Student Programs
  • In-House Clinics.
  • Legal Externship information: Applications are now available.
  • Semester Law Firm Associate Program (SLFAP): Applications are now available.
  • Judicial externship information.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Submit your paper for the Mary Rose Strubbe Labor and Employment Writing Prize.
  • 2018-19 Louis Jackson National Student Memorial Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law.
  • 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  »

  • Restricted access for during final exams.
  • Final exams prep.
  • 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
Institutes & Centers
  • Submit your paper for the Mary Rose Strubbe Labor and Employment Writing Prize.
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 »

  • Publication of the Record resumes with January 21 issue.
  • 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 record@kentlaw.iit.edu by noon on Thursdays for the following Monday's issue.

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