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Headlines for the Week of October 22, 2018

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

Student Services

Assistant Dean Stephen Sowle  »

  • Illinois bar exam application and character and fitness process: Session with bar examiners.
  • Bar readiness series: October 23 session on Civil Procedure.
  • 1L Your Way.
  • Leaving children unattended.
  • Joke of the week.

3L Bar Prep  »

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

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Fall 2018 semester information.
  • Enrollment verifications.
  • Replacement ID cards.
  • Official student withdrawal process.

Financial Aid  »

  • New loan origination fees effective October 1.

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.
    • Federal Work Study application open for spring 2019.
    • Welcome 1Ls.
    • Mandatory 1L resume and cover letter workshops.
    • 2Ls and 3Ls: Make an appointment.
  • Fall Recruiting:
    • Please report callbacks and offers!
  • Programming:
    • October 23: Mandatory 1L Professionalism Program.
    • October 25: 25th annual Pro Bono & Community Service Fair.
    • October 29 to 31: ConneCKtions Dinners.
    • October 30: International IP Careers & Basics.
    • November 7: Meet the Public Service Organizations Reception.
    • November 14: Husch Blackwell Diversity Reception.
  • Employment Opportunities:
    • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Student Honors Law Program. Applications now being accepted for 2019 spring and summer.
    • Presidential Management Fellowship Program: Application period open from October 9 to 22.
    • Summer 2019 Chicago Mayor’s Office Fellowship Program. Applications due November 9.
    • PILI 2018 Summer Internships for 1Ls. Applications available December 1.
    • PILI 2018 Summer Internships for 2Ls. Applications available now.
  • Job Fairs:  
    • October 26 and 27: Equal Justice Works Conference & Career Fair.
  • Diversity:
    • November 14: Husch Blackwell Diversity Reception.
    • LCLD Success in Law School Mentoring Program. Applications available.
  • 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  »

  • November 8: So You Wanna Be Your Own Boss? The Solo & Small Practice Incubator can help. Attend the infomation panel to learn more.
  • 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 Lavent Law Immigrant Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Shook & Stone Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Branch Out Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the AudioReputation Annual Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Georgelis Injury Law Firm Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Munley Law Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Newsome Melton Scholarship Award.
Academics & Student Programs
  • In-House Clinics: Applications are now available.
  • Legal Externship information: Applications¬†¬†are now available.
  • Semester Law Firm Associate Program (SLFAP): Applications are now available.
  • Professor Richard King in the news for the Van Dyke trial.
  • 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.
  • Law Offices student argues before U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
  • 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.
  • Trial team for fall 2018.
  • New entry this week:
    • 2018-19 Louis Jackson National Memorial Student Writing Competition in Labor and Employment Law.
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  »

  • 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.
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.

Continuing Legal and Professional Education  »

  • November 1: The 10th annual Conference on Futures and Derivatives.
  • November 30: The 34th annual Illinois Public Sector Labor Relations Law Conference.

Public Affairs »

  • 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 by noon on Thursdays for the following Monday's issue.

Student Bar Association »

  • October 25: 25th annual Pro Bono and Community Service Fair.

Chicago-Kent Law Review »

  • Volume 93, Issue 3: Comparative and Cross-Border Issues in Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law.

Student Humanitarian Network »

  • October 25: Wine & Paint Night.

Town Hall Meeting »

  • October 22: Town Hall Meeting on Kavanaugh Confirmation.



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