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Headlines for the Week of May 25, 2015

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • Enjoy summer vacation.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Notices to graduating students.
    • Email, network and print accounts.
    • Clearing out lockers.
    • Student health insurance.
  • Dean's certificate for the Illinois bar.
  • Bar exams in other jurisdictions.
  • Spring 2015 grade submissions.
  • Notice about U-Passes.
  • Notice about student health insurance.
  • Changes to academic regulations.
  • Proposed Code of Conduct revisions.
  • Summer 2015 term information.
    • Loyola/DePaul exchange.
    • Add/drop period.
    • Classroom assignments.
    • Initial reading assignments.
    • Pass/fail elections.
    • U-Passes for the summer term.
  • Fall 2015 registration.
    • Add/drop period.
    • Schedule changes/additions.
    • Initial reading assignments and course materials.
    • Graduating students: Reduced loads and tuition discounts.
    • Pass/fail limitations.
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Spring 2015 exam information.
  • Summer 2015 class schedule and registration.
  • Fall 2015 registration.
  • Official student withdrawal process.

Financial Aid  »

  • How taking Law 169 over the summer impacts financial aid. 
  • Summer full scholarships.
  • Perkins Loan wind-down 2015.
  • Federal work study policy.
  • Summer financial aid.
  • Federal Loan Exit Counseling Requirement Step 2.
  • FAFSA 2015-16 reminder.
  • Information for 3Ls taking more than 87 credits.

Student Accounting Office  »

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

Career Services  »

  • Information and announcements:
    • CSO open all summer long.
    • Summer Resume Books - OPT IN NOW!
    • ABA Win a Dream Interview contest.
  • Fall recruiting:
    • Mark your calendar: Important dates for fall recruiting.
  • Programming:
    • ILAO/PILI webinar: "How to Apply for Internships and Externships."
    • May 28: Free Webinar.  JDs in Debt: What Law Students Need to Know about Managing Student Loans & Earning Public Service Loan Forgiveness.
    • June 3: Do Good and Do Well, Young Lawyer: Pro Bono Opportunities Around Chicago.
    • June 5: CBA Progam - How to Succeed as a Young Lawyer.
    • June 9: Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys Networking Opportunity.
    • June 10: CBA YLS annual meeting.
    • June 11: CBA YLS and CBF Spring Into Summer Social.
    • June 12: Chambers Lunch with the Honorable Sara L. Ellis, U.S. District Court Judge.
  • Employment opportunities:
    • Reed Smith 2015 Diverse Scholars Program for 1Ls: Applications due July 20.
  • Fellowships and scholarships:
    • McGuire Woods Diversity Scholarship: Applications due May 29.
    • 2015 Bryan Cave/ NAPABA Law Foundation Community Service Scholarship - Applications due May 29.
    • Buckfire & Buckfire Law School Diversity Scholarship. Applications due May 31.
    • Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship - Applications due June 19.
    • Swords to Plowshares Fellowship - Applications due June 29.
    • Bricker & Eckler 2016 Charles H. Walker Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship. Applications due July 1.
  • Job fairs:
    • Register Now: 2015 National Black Prosecutors Association Annual Job Fair, July 21.
    • Register Now: 2015 Bay Area Diversity Career Fair, July 25.
    • Register Now: Rocky Mountain Diversity Legal Career Fair, July 31.
    • Register Now: Boston Lawyers Group's Annual Job Fair for Law Students of Color, August 4. (Register by July 10.)
    • Register Now: 2015 St. Louis Diversity Job Fair, August 8. (Register by May 30.)
    • Register Now: 2015 Lavender Law Career Fair, August 5 to 8.
    • Register Now: 2015 IndyBar Diversity Job Fair, August 6 and 7. (Register by June 28.)
    • Register Now: Minnesota Minority Recruitment Conference, August 7.
    • Register Now: 11th annual Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair, August 21 to 22. (Register by July 3.)
    • Register Now: Hispanic National Bar Association's Annual Convention and Career Fair, September 2-5 (Register by August 31.) 
  • Diversity:
    • May 20 to 21: 27th annual ABA Minority Counsel Program.
    • McGuire Woods Diversity Scholarship: Applications due May 29.
    • Buckfire & Buckfire Law School Diversity Scholarship. Applications due May 31.
    • Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship: Applications due June 19.
    • Bricker & Eckler 2016 Charles H. Walker Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship. Applications due July 1.
    • Reed Smith 2015 Diverse Scholars Program for 1Ls: Applications due July 20.
    • Register Now: 2015 National Black Prosecutors Association Annual Job Fair, July 21.
    • Register Now: 2015 Bay Area Diversity Career Fair, July 25.
    • Register Now: Rocky Mountain Diversity Legal Career Fair, July 31.
    • Register Now: Boston Lawyers Group's Annual Job Fair for Law Students of Color, August 4. (Register by July 10.)
    • Register Now: 2015 St. Louis Diversity Job Fair, August 8. (Register by May 30.)
    • Register Now: 2015 Lavender Law Career Fair, Chicago, August 5 to 8. 
    • Register Now: 2015 IndyBar Diversity Job Fair, August 6 and 7. (Register by June 28.)
    • Register Now: Minnesota Minority Recruitment Conference, August 7.
    • Register Now: 11th annual Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair, August 21 to 22. (Register by July 3.)
    • Register Now: Hispanic National Bar Association's Annual Convention and Career Fair, September 2-5 (Register by August 31.) 
  • Resources:
    • 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  »

  • Spring Graduate Survey now open.
  • More Commencement information available.
  • Student orgs: Partner with the Alumni Association.
  • Chicago-Kent Alumni Advisor Network: Login instructions for students.

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the Richard D. Hailey Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Boone County Bar Association Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Albert Pick Jr. Fund Law Student Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Reiff & Bily Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Access to Advocacy Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the TVProviders Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Cohen, Placitella, Roth Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Plaxen and Adler Scholarship Award.
Academics & Student Programs
  • Orientation for the summer 2015 semester.
  • Applications for the summer and fall Law Offices are still being accepted.
  • Access2Practice Legal Externship Program: Summer and fall 2015.
  • Clinical 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 hours and travel signatures.
  • Announcing the 2015 Sandra Zemm Prize winner.
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Information Technology Services (ITS)  »

  • Summer 2015 Help Desk hours.
  • Mac Yosemite 10.10.3 wireless fix update available.
  • Phishing emails.
  • Mac Yosemite 10.10 wireless issues.
  • Office 365 licenses for faculty and staff now available.
  • Google Drive now has unlimited space.
  • Connect to IIT-Secure wireless network with Chicago-Kent email address.
  • Office 365 information for students.
  • 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 requests.
  • 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.
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.
  • Spring 2015 building and library hours.
  • Bookstore hours.
  • DTC Cashier/Student Accounting Office hours.
  • Bike rental program: Share CyCKles Bicycle Rentals.
  • Spring 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  »

  • June 4: The 34th annual Conference on Not-For-Profit Organizations. Volunteers wanted.

Public Affairs  »

  • Summer 2015 publication schedule.
  • Record templates available for staff.

Special Notices  »

  • Human Resources hours at the Downtown Campus.
Student Organizations

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