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Headlines for the Week of May 2, 2016

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

Student Services

Office of Academic Administration and Student Affairs  »

  • Attention 1Ls! Praxis Certificate Program.
  • Fall 2016 registration. 
  • Spring 2016 updated final exam information.
  • Summer 2016 class schedule and registration.
  • Academic calendar reminder.
  • Deadline for revoking pass/fail elections.
  • Dean's Certificate for Illinois Bar.
  • Bar exams in other jurisdictions.
  • Teaching evaluations.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Spring 2016 final exams.
  • Summer 2016 class schedule and registration.
  • Change of division requests.
  • New unofficial transcript policy.
  • Official student withdrawal process.

Financial Aid  »

  • Summer financial aid.
  • Federal loan exit counseling.
  • 2016-17 FAFSA reminder.
  • 3L students: Courses over 87 credits may not eligible for federal financial aid.

Student Accounting Office  »

  • Financial aid refunds.
  • How to receive your Perkins Loan.

Career Services  »

  • Information and announcements:
    • Make an appointment!
    • Makeup Procedures: What's Next for Fall, Required Program for 2Ls.
    • Makeup Procedures: What's Next for Fall, Required Program for 1Ls.
    • Praxis Certificate Program: Enrollment is now open.
    • In-House Clinical Program application is available for fall 2016.
    • Interview preparation and mock interviews available through the CSO.
    • Community-based Federal Work Study available for summer 2016.
    • CareerShift.
    • Mandatory meetings for 2Ls and 3Ls.
    • Free ABA memberships for students.
  • Programming:
    • ILAO/PILI webinar: "How to Apply for Internships and Externships."
    • ABA Law Student Podcast: "Public Service Loan Forgiveness."
    • April 30 to May 6: CBA Young Lawyers Section Celebrates Law Week 2016.
    • May 5 to 7: ABA YLD spring conference.
    • May 18: CBA Young Lawyers Section Open House.
    • June 10: PracticePro Chicago Career Conference & Diversity Reception.
    • June 18: Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP Mock Trials.
  • Employment opportunities:
    • Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) accepting applications for summer 2016 now.
    • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Fall 2016 Student Honors Program. Applications due June 5.
  • Fellowships and scholarships:
    • McGuireWoods 1L Diversity Scholarship Program. Applications due May 27.
    • Reed Smith Diverse Scholars Program for 1Ls. Applications due July 25.
  • Job Fairs:
    • July 12: National Black Prosecutors Association Annual Job Fair. Deadline to register is July 1.
    • July 23: Bay Area Diversity Career Fair. Deadline to register is June 12.
    • August 1 and 2: Indianapolis Bar Association Diversity Job Fair. Deadline to register is June 18.
    • August 4 and 5: Loyola Patent Law Interview Program.
    • August 4 to 6: National LGBT Bar Association’s Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair. Deadline to Register is July 22.
    • August 5: Minnesota Minority Recruitment Conference. Deadline to register is June 2.
    • August 5 and 6: Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair (HDLJF) in Kansas City, Missouri. Deadline to register is June 24.
    • August 12: Cook County Bar Association Minority Law Student Job Fair. Deadline to register is May 15.
    • September 9: Hispanic National Bar Association Career Fair. Deadline to register is July 15.
  • Diversity:
    • McGuireWoods 1L Diversity Scholarship Program. Applications due May 27.
    • June 10: PracticePro Chicago Career Conference & Diversity Reception.
    • July 12: National Black Prosecutors Association Annual Job Fair. Deadline to register is July 1.
    • July 23: Bay Area Diversity Career Fair. Deadline to register is June 12.
    • Reed Smith Diverse Scholars Program for 1Ls. Applications due July 25.
    • August 1 and 2: Indianapolis Bar Association Diversity Job Fair. Deadline to register is June 18.
    • August 4 to 6: National LGBT Bar Association’s Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair. Deadline to Register is July 22.
    • August 5: Minnesota Minority Recruitment Conference. Deadline to register is June 2.
    • August 5 and 6: Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair (HDLJF) in Kansas City, Missouri. Deadline to register is June 24.
    • August 12: Cook County Bar Association Minority Law Student Job Fair. Deadline to register is May 15.
    • September 9: Hispanic National Bar Association Career Fair. Deadline to register is July 15.
  • Resources:
    • Government Honors & Internship Handbook and Public Policy Handbook: Log-in now available.
    • 2015-16 PSJD Comprehensive Fellowship Guide.
    • Equal Justice Works' student debt e-book: Take Control of Your Future: A Guide to Managing Your Student Debt.
    • CSO resources.

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman Award.
  • Apply now for the Wieand Legal Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Patrick Malone & Associates Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Diversity Scholarship Foundation Award.
  • Apply now for the Daily Lineups Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Biunno Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Illinois Judges Foundation Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Waechter Medical-Legal Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the NerdWallet Law Scholarship Award.
Academics & Student Programs
  • Experiential opportunities in our unique legal clinic. Law offices applications for fall are being accepted.
  • New program: Intensive Clinic.
  • Access2Practice Legal Externship Program for summer and fall 2016.
  • Law Offices Newsletter.
  • Law Offices student argues before U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
  • Professor Richard Kling is quoted in a Chicago Sun-Times article.
  • Professor Dan Coyne chosen to screen applications for Burge reparations.
  • Professor Richard Kling is interviewed by several national and local media outlets about Dennis Hastert.
  • Professor Dan Coyne interviewed by the Sun-Times about upcoming fraud trial.
  • Fox News interviews Professor Richard Kling about purchasing legal services on Groupon.
  • Interview with Professor Richard Kling about the 1963 March on Washington.
  • Clinical faculty member in the news.
  • Law Offices staff attorney on ABC News.
  • 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.
  • International Association of Defense Counsel.
  • Notre Dame Law School/Smith-Doheny Legal Ethics Writing Competition.
  • American Inns of Court Warren E. Burger Prize.
  • National Association of Women Lawyers 2016 Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition.
Computing & Information Services

Information Technology Services (ITS)  »

  • Spring 2016 Help Desk hours.
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection now available for Windows 10.
  • Office 2016 for Windows now available for download.
  • Microsoft Office 365 download information.
  • ITS announcements.
  • Best Practices: Safeguarding your computer from phishing attacks, hackers, etc.
  • Connect to IIT-Secure wireless network with 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.
Faculty
  • No current announcements.
Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice & Technology  »

  • Looking for a legal experience this summer? Volunteer with the Self-Help Web Center at the Cook County Circuit Court!
  • Announcing the winner of the 2016 Sandra P. Zemm Labor Law Prize.
  • Podcasts.
  • Know the latest SCOTUS news. Sign up for our newsletter. 
  • Have you seen Oyez's new look?
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Building and library hours for the spring 2016 semester.
  • Building and library hours during exam period.
  • Bookstore hours.
  • Bike rental program: Share CyCKles Bicycle Rentals.
  • Spring 2016 procedures for hiring students and part-time temporary "non-benefits-eligible" staff.
  • 2016 biweekly pay calendar.
  • 2016 monthly pay calendar.
  • Spring 2016 discount parking for DTC faculty, staff and students.
  • Defibrillator at the Downtown Campus.
  • Downtown Campus safety tips.
  • Shuttle bus schedule.
  • Administration and Finance office hours.
  • Online room reservation form.

Admissions  »

  • Join the Chicago-Kent Advocates.
  • Admissions office hours.

Continuing Legal and Professional Education  »

  • May 19: The 35th annual Federal Tax Institute. Volunteers wanted.
  • June 9: The 35th annual Conference on Not-for-Profit Organizations. Volunteers wanted.
  • June 17: Hot Topics in Contemporary Labor Relations Law Conference.

Public Affairs  »

  • Record templates available for staff.

Special Notices  »

  • Human Resources hours at the Downtown Campus.
Student Organizations

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

Environmental Law Society »

  • Announcing the ELS Fellowship Award recipient.

Kent Justice Foundation »

  • The 2015-16 Fellowship Award winners.

Student Animal Legal Defense Fund »

  • May 2: Puppy Day.

 

 

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