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Headlines for the Week of August 19, 2019

Office of the Dean

Dean Anita K. Krug  »

  • Greetings from Dean Anita K. Krug!
Student Services

Assistant Dean Stephen Sowle  »

  • To entering students:
    • Welcome to Chicago-Kent!
    • What my office does.
    • Orientation Week.
    • Academic Support Program.
    • Student health insurance.
    • CTA U-Pass program.
    • Lawyers Assistance Program: Office hours at Chicago-Kent and other services.
  • To returning students:
    • Welcome back!
    • Fall 2019 semester information:
      • Initial reading assignments and course materials.
      • Revised fall schedule (with classroom assignments and exam information).
      • Course information updates.
      • Legal Writing 4 equivalency class.
      • Trial Advocacy sections.
      • Exam information.
      • Bookstore is now located on the third floor.
      • Applications for graduation.
      • Opportunity to take classes at Loyola, DePaul, and John Marshall
      • 2019-20 academic calendar.
      • Adding and dropping courses.
      • Pass/fail elections.
      • Full-time students taking fewer than 12 credits.
      • Tuition discount for graduating students taking more than 87 credits.
    • February 2020 and July 2020 Illinois bar applications.
    • Bar exams in other states.
    • Multistate professional responsibility exam (MPRE).
    • Student health insurance.
    • Fall U-Passes.
    • Spring 2019 CALI Award winners.
    • Spring 2019 class ranks/GPA cut-offs.
    • Academic counseling.
    • Students working as paid research assistants.
    • Lawyers Assistance Program: Office hours at Chicago-Kent and other services.
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Fall registration.
  • Replacement ID cards.
  • Official student withdrawal process.

Financial Aid  »

  • Fall 2019 disbursement and process.
  • Fall 2019 continuing student scholarships.
  • 2019-20 FAFSA available now.

Student Accounting Office  »

  • Financial aid refunds.

Career Services  »

  • Information and Announcements:
    • Welcome, 1Ls!
    • Welcome back, 2Ls and 3Ls! Make an appointment with career advisor!
    • Interview preparation and mock interviews available through the CSO.
    • Free ABA memberships for students.
  • Employment Opportunities:
    • Equal Justice Works Fellowships: Application open.
    • Skadden Fellowship application open.
    • Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair: Registration open as of August 12.
    • Federal Work Study applications open for fall 2019.
    • Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) Fall 2019 Internships. Applications now being accepted.
  • Fellowships and Scholarships:
    • Chapman and Cutler Diversity Scholarship. Applications due September 6.
  • Diversity:
    • Chapman and Cutler Diversity Scholarship. Applications due September 6.
    • 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.
    • PracticeTracks videos.
    • @theBar Podcast for Young Lawyers.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Sign up for the Alumni Advisor Network to connect with alumni throughout the world.
  • 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 Diversity Scholarship Foundation Award.
  • Apply now for the Morgan Law Group Scholarship Award.
Academics & Student Programs
  • C-K Law Group clinic applications for summer and fall are still being accepted.
  • Summer and fall Judicial Externship Program: Information for students who secure their own judicial externships for the summer.
  • Legal Externship Program.
  • 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.
  • Volunteer Opportunity: Self-Help Web Center.
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Information Technology Services (ITS)  »

  • Help Desk spring 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  »

  • 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
  • No current announcements.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Building and library hours.
  • Spakateria hours.
  • Farmer's Fridge.
  • Bookstore hours.
  • Summer 2019 procedures for hiring students and part-time and temporary "non-benefits-eligible" staff.
  • 2019 biweekly pay calendar.
  • 2019 monthly pay calendar.
  • Summer 2019 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.

Continuing Legal and Professional Education  »

  • September 19: 37th annual Federal Sector Labor Relations and Labor Law Conference.
  • October 17: 11th annual Conference on Futures and Derivatives.
  • October 24: BlockLegalTech Conference.
  • October 29: Henry Morris Lecture in International and Comparative Law.
  • November 15: 35th annual Illinois Public Sector Labor Relations Law Conference.
  • December 6: Institute for Law and the Workplace Employment Law Conference.

Marketing and Communications »

  • Record templates available for staff.

Special Notices  »

  • New Human Resources hours at the Downtown Campus.
Student Organizations

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