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Headlines for the Week of April 22, 2019

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • April 23: Public Interest Awards Night.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Stephen Sowle  »

  • Academic calendar reminder.
  • Teaching evaluations.
  • Summer 2019 registration:
    • Add/drop period.
    • Canceled classes.
    • Exchange programs.
    • Course fee.
  • Fall 2019 preliminary schedule.
  • Deadline for revoking spring 2019 pass/fail elections.
  • Spring 2019 final exams:
    • Exam schedule and exam number.
    • Exam types and distribution.
    • Exam conflict/reschedule requests.
    • Exam method registration.
    • Notices about exams on computer.
    • Availability of professors' old exams.
  • Dean's certificate for the Illinois bar.
  • Bar exams in other states.
  • Preparing for the bar: Bar refresher series.
  • Lawyers Assistance Program: Office hours at Chicago-Kent and other services.
  • Joke of the week.

3L Bar Prep  »

  • April 23: Criminal Law/Criminal Procedure Refresher with Professor Kimberly Bailey. (new date)
  • April 27: Jump Start Your Bar Prep workshop.
  • Check out the Chicago-Kent Bar Prep website for videos of previous bar prep sessions.
  • 2018-19 Bar Subject Refresher Sessions and Bar Readiness Workshops for 3Ls.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Fall 2018 diplomas.
  • Spring 2019 final exams.
  • Change of division requests.
  • Replacement ID cards.
  • Official student withdrawal process.

Financial Aid  »

  • Summer financial aid.
  • Podcast: Lex Talk Money!
  • Webinar: "Maximizing Your Law School Dollars."
  • Loan exit counseling requirement for graduating students.
  • 2019-20 FAFSA available now.

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.
    • Mandatory 1L resume and cover letter workshops.
    • 2Ls and 3Ls: Make an appointment.
    • 3Ls: Schedule your mandatory exit interview with your career advisor before April 26.
  • Programming:
    • April 23: Chicago Estate Planning Council presents "Why Estate Planning Is an Exciting Career Choice."
    • April 23: Public Interest Fellowships.
    • April 25: U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Webinar on Application Processes.
  • Employment Opportunities:
    • Federal Work-Study Applications are being accepted for summer 2019.
    • Harrity Women's Workshop. Applications due April 30.
  • Fellowships and Scholarships:
    • Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship. Applications due June 16.
  • Job Fairs:
    • Minnesota Minority Recruitment Conference. Application due by May 31.
    • Kansas City Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair. Register by June 28.
  • Diversity:
    • Minnesota Minority Recruitment Conference. Application due by May 31.
    • Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship. Applications due June 16.
    • Kansas City Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair. Register by June 28.
    • 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  »

  • 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 Darleen J. & Robert L. Walker Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Harris Lowry Manton LLP Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Sausser Summers PC Scholarship Award.
Academics & Student Programs
  • C-K Law Group fall applications available.
  • 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
  • For a description of all externship programs, please visit the Externship Program home page at
  • International Center Downtown Campus hours and travel signatures.
  • Submit your paper for the Mary Rose Strubbe Labor and Employment Writing Prize.
  • 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  »

  • Restricted access for outside visitors begins Friday, May 3.
  • 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.
  • Spring 2019 procedures for hiring students and part-time and temporary "non-benefits-eligible" staff.
  • 2019 biweekly pay calendar.
  • 2019 monthly pay calendar.
  • Spring 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  »

  • April 30: The 41st annual Kenneth M. Piper Lecture.
  • May 16: The 38th annual Federal Tax Institute.

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.

Environmental Law Society  »
  • Earth Day celebrations:
    • April 22: Earth Day information table.
    • April 25: Bake sale.

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