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Headlines for the Week of June 29, 2020

Office of the Dean

Dean Anita K. Krug  »

  • A City Divided: Race, Fear and the Law in Police Confrontations Event, June 30
Student Services

Assistant Dean Stephen Sowle

  • Notice to graduating seniors.
    • Email, network, and printing accounts.>
    • Student health insurance.
    • Lockers.
  • Dean's certificate for Illinois bar.
  • Bar exams in other states.
  • Spring 2020 GPAs, class ranks, and GPA cut-offs.  
  • Spring 2020 CALI Awards.
  • New Chicago-Kent Law Review members.
  • Journal of Intellectual Property: positions available.
  • Fall 2020 registration.
    • Add/drop period.
    • Wait lists for certain courses.
    • Initial reading assignments and course materials.
    • Exam information.
    • Graduating students: reduced loads and tuition discounts.
    • Pass/fail limitations for upper-level courses.
    • Experiential course requirement.
    • 64-credit classroom course requirement.

3L Bar Prep  »

  • Check out the Chicago-Kent Bar Prep website.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Enrollment verifications.
  • Fall 2019 Diplomas.
  • Summer 2020 Term.
  • Fall 2020 registration.
  • Spring 2020 Grades.
  • Official student withdrawal process.

Financial Aid  

  • 2019-2020 FAFSA Deadline.
  • Summer Financial Aid.
  • 2020-2021 Financial Aid Awarding.
  • 2020-21 FAFSA available now.

Student Accounting Office  »

  • Financial aid refunds.

Career Services  »

  • Information and Announcements:
    • Fall Recruiting usually held in August and September has been postponed to early 2021.
    • Counseling appointments available by phone.
    • COVID-19 and summer employment.
    • Advancing your career goals from home.
    • Free ABA memberships for students.
    • Watch the Chicago-Kent 2020 Pulblic Interest Awards (May 19, 2020): Available in Panopto.
    • CSO Google Drive-New Resources Added
    • U.S. Department of Justice webinar for participants in the 2020 Attorney General's Honors Program and Summer Law Intern Program.
  • Programming:
  • Employment Opportunities:
    • Federal Work Study applications open for summer 2020.
  • Fellowships and Scholarships:
    • Equal Justice Works Fellowship Application Open: Deadline September 17, 2020.
    • Skadden Fellowship Application Open: Deadline September 14, 2020
    • Immigrant Justice Corps Fellowship Application Open: Deadline October 7, 2020
  • Job Fairs
    • Southern IP Job Fair: Student bid acceptance period starts July 1
    • Hispanic National Bar Association Virtual Career Fair: Register by Wednesday, July 8, 2020.
  • Diversity
    • Cook County Minority Job Fair postponed to January 8, 2021.
    • Hispanic National Bar Association Virtual Career Fair: Register by Wednesday, July 8, 2020.  
  • Resources:
    • Washington D.C.: Public Interest Jobs Clearinghouse and U.S. House of Representatives Employment Bulletin.
    • Symplicity app.
    • 2019-20 Chicago-Area Law Firm List.
    • Résumé 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 programs added CSO Google Drive.
    • Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI): Educational Seminar Series (Virtual) - Register Now 
    • Passport to Practice - Free upskilling program for new lawyers
    • CLI Tipping the Scales Summer Educational Series
    • Practising Law Institute (PLI) - Free programs on reducing bias and promoting diversity & inclusion in the law
    • AT&T Summer Learning Academy
    • DOJ Wednesday Webinar Series featuring offices participating in the Attorney General's Honors Program and the Summer Law Intern Program
    • 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
  • C-K Law Group clinic: Summer and fall 2020 Applications Now Available.
  • Semester Law Firm Associate Program Information.
  • Clinical Professor Richard Kling in the News
  • Legal Externship Program: Summer and fall 2020 information.
  • Judicial Externship Program: Summer and fall 2020 information.
  • Follow us on social media.
  • Certificate Programs: You can still apply.
  • Gary Laser Professionalism Award.
  • Fleischman Award.
  • Reggie the Cat!
  • 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.
  • Adam A. Milani Disability Law Writing Competition.
  • Willis R. Tribler Law Student Writing Competition.
  • American College of Employee Benefits Counsel Writing Prize.
Computing & Information Services

Information Technology Services (ITS)  »

  • Tech upgrade in classrooms C20 and C40.
  • Windows 7 end of life.
  • Help desk 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 Closed to On-Site Access
  • Library Resources During Covid-19
  • New library hours for spring 2020.
  • 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  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Building and library hours.
  • Spakateria hours.
  • Bookstore hours.
  • Spring 2020 procedures for hiring students and part-time and temporary "non-benefits-eligible" staff.
  • 2020 biweekly pay calendar.
  • 2020 monthly pay calendar.
  • Spring 2020 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  »

Marketing and Communications »

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