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Headlines for the Week of January 25, 2021

Office of the Dean

Dean Anita K. Krug  »

  • Centennial Lecture, February 3
Student Services

Assistant Dean Stephen Sowle

    • Bar exam basics session: January 26.
    • Fall 2020 grades and class ranks.
    • Spring 2021 semester Information.
      • Revised Spring schedule (with classroom assignments).
      • COVID-19 testing and diagnoses.
      • Applications to be all-online.
      • Class technology guide for Spring 2021.
      • Applications for graduation.
      • Adding and dropping classes.
      • Exam information.
      • Pass/fail elections.
      • Classrooms for remote classes.
      • ID cards.
      • Returning to Chicago from another state.
      • Legal Writing 4 Equivalency Class.
      • Academic calendar for Spring 2021.
      • Graduating students: reduced loads and tuition discounts.
      • Experiential course requirement.
      • 64-credit classroom course requirement
    • Counseling services.
    • Dean's certificates for the February bar exam.
    • July 2021 Illinois bar applications.
    • Bar exams in other states.
    • MPRE: Registration deadlines for 2021 exam dates.
    • Employment limitation.
    • Academic counseling.

3L Bar Prep  »

  • Check out the Chicago-Kent Bar Prep website.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Enrollment verifications.
  • Spring 2021 Registration.
  • Replacement ID cards.
  • Official student withdrawal process.

Financial Aid  

  • 2021-2022 FAFSA Available October 1, 2020.
  • 2020-2021 FAFSA Still Available
  • Securing Your Sensitive Documents
  • Changes to Origination Fees
  • 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: New Civil Rights and Career Advice Resources Added.
    • Chicago-Kent's Community Based Federal Work Study: Watch the Recorded Presentation to Learn How You Can Use Your FWS Award.
    • Prepare for OCI with Vault Campus.
    • CSO Panopto: Watch Informational Videos and Previous Programs
    • Watch the Winter 2021 Formal Recruiting Informational Video
  • Programming:
    • Health Law Society Workshop with Shriver Center on Poverty Law - January 25, 3 p.m.
    • Office of the State Appellate Defender: Attorney Panel - January 27, 3 p.m.
    • Elevate Services (Legal Consulting and Operations) - Information Panel, January 27, 12 p.m.
    • Illinois State Bar Association Rural Practice Initiative - Info Session January 29 at 12 p.m.
    • Preparing for MPILCC (Midwest Public Interest Law Career Conference), February 2 at 12 p.m.
    • Why Mindset Matters in Law School, in Practice and Beyond - February 5 at 12 p.m.
  • Employment Opportunities:
    • Federal Work-Study applications open for Spring 2021 - Watch the Informational Video
    • New Recruiting Opportunities for 2Ls.
    • Equal Justice Works: Rural Summer Legal Corp., Deadline February 8.
    • Public Interest Law Initiative: Application Open for Over 25 Participating Agencies.
    • Illinois Rural Practice Initiative.
  • Fellowships and Scholarships:
    • Schweitzer Health Justice school-year student fellowship: deadline February 1
  • Job Fairs:
    • 2021 Lavender Law Conference & Career Fair: July 28 - 30 - Registration Now Open.
    • Midwest Public Interest Law Career Conference (MPILCC): Student confirmation and cancellation period begins January 27 at 12 p.m.
  • Diversity:
    • 2021 Lavender Law Conference & Career Fair: July 28 - 30 - Registration Now Open
    • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) 1L Scholars Program: Applications Now Open, Deadlines Vary by Employer.
    • Finnegan Diversity Scholarship: Application Now Open; Closes February 15, 2021
  • Resources:
    • Association of American Law Schools Member Schools Symposia Calendar
    • 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 and Public Policy Handbook
    • CareerShift
    • Practising Law Institute (PLI)
    • CSO Resources - new resources added regularly
    • 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
  • Visit us on Social Media
  • New Clinical Professor Jamie Franklin is in the news
  • Clinical Professor Ed Kraus blog post on Vaccine Safety
  • Newsletter is up!
  • Clinical Professor Richard Kling in the News
  • Certificate Programs: You can still apply.
  • International Center Downtown Campus hours and travel signatures.
  • Volunteer Opportunity: Self-Help Web Center.
Computing & Information Services

Information Technology Services (ITS)  »

  • Important tech information for Spring 2021
  • Phishing attacks on the rise: Be vigilant
  • My.iit.edu portal: Chicago-Kent Tab.
  • Hawki APP.
  • 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 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  »

  • Conviser Law Center Scheduled Events.
  • Building and library hours.
  • Bookstore hours.
  • Spakateria hours.
  • Chicago-Kent Student Employment Procedures.
  • 2021 Biweekly Calendar
  • 2021 Monthly Calendar
  • Spring 2021 Discount Parking for Conviser Law Center Faculty, Staff & Students
  • Defibrillator at the Conviser Law Center Campus.
  • Conviser Law Center safety tips.
  • Administration and Finance office hours.
  • Reserving a Room at Conviser Law Center.

Admissions  »

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

Continuing Legal and Professional Education  »

Marketing and Communications »

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