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Headlines for the Week of October 14, 2019

Office of the Dean

Dean Anita K. Krug  »

  • Learn about our Solo & Small Practice Incubator.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Stephen Sowle  »

  • October 17: Lawyers Assistance Program office hours.
  • Sessions with Illinois bar examiners.
  • 1L Your Way.
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar  »

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

Financial Aid  »

  • 2019-20 FAFSA available now.

Student Accounting Office  »

  • Financial aid refunds.

Career Services  »

  • Information and Announcements:
    • Welcome, 1Ls! You can now make an appointment with your career advisor!
    • Welcome back, 2Ls and 3Ls! Make an appointment with your career advisor!
    • Interview preparation and mock interviews available through the CSO.
    • Free ABA memberships for students.
  • Programming:
    • October 15: Mandatory 1L Session: Professionalism Program.
    • October 17: Bringing Affirmative Litigation & Protecting Worker's Rights: Opportunities with State Attorneys' General Offices.
    • October 22: Mandatory 1L Session: Business Communications.
    • October 22: Pro Bono Week Event: Justice, and Evening of Stories and Community.
    • October 23: City of Chicago Department of Law information session.
    • October 23: Pro Bono Week Event: Annual Pro Bono and Community Service Fair.
    • October 26: Explore the Possibilities: Public Interest Law.
    • October 29: Advocating for Clients with Disabilities: Lunch & Learn.
    • October 29: Cannabis Law: Lunch and Learn.
    • October 30: Bring Home to the (Nearly) Forgotten: Asylum Law Speaker.
  • Employment Opportunities:
    • Federal Work Study applications open for fall 2019.
    • Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF): Application period open for current 3Ls and recent graduates. Deadline is October 17.
    • Institute for the Future of Legal Practice: Applications are open. Deadline is November 30.
  • Job Fairs:
    • Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair. Registration open as of August 12.
    • 2019-20 Chicago-Area Law Firm List. Updated and available.
    • Updated Résumé and Cover Letter Guides are now available in the Symplicity Document Library.
    • 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?

Public Interest Resource Center  »

  • Find volunteer opportunities through the Public Interest Resource Center.

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the Bartlit Beck Diversity Fellowship Award.
  • Apply now for the Branch Out Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Morgan Law Group Scholarship Award.
Academics & Student Programs
  • C-K Law Group clinic applications for spring will come out in October.
  • Judicial Externship Program: Spring 2020 information and application.
  • New Immigration Law Clinic.
  • Follow us on social media.
  • 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
  • For a description of all externship programs, please visit the Externship Program home page at
  • International Center Downtown Campus hours and travel signatures.
  • Professor César F. Rosado Marzán wins Simón Bolívar Best Book of the Year Award from the Bar Association of Puerto Rico.
  • Volunteer Opportunity: Self-Help Web Center.
  • Current entries:
    • Dukeminier Awards for Best Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity articles.
    • Companion Animal Law Writing Contest.
    • American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers.
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.
  • 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.
Institutes & Centers
  • Professor César F. Rosado Marzán wins Simón Bolívar Best Book of the Year Award from the Bar Association of Puerto Rico.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

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

  • 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

Student Organizations: Please send your Record headlines and the full announcements to by noon on Thursdays for the following Monday's issue.

Student Bar Association and Diverse Student Groups  »

  • October 14: Karaoke Night.

American Constitution Society  »

  • October 15: Supreme Court Preview.

Black Law Students Association  »

  • October 16: Community Service Event.

Chicago-Kent Lambdas  »

  • Try out for the Williams Institute Moot Court Competition teams.

International Law Moot Court Honor Society  »

  • Call for tryouts.

Kent Justice Foundation  »

  • October 16: Annual Wine Night.

Women in Law Society  »

  • October 16: Join Women in Law Society for its first general body meeting of the semester.


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