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Headlines for the Weeks of July 18 & 25, 2016

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • Enjoy the summer!
Student Services

Assistant Dean Stephen Sowle  »

  • Summer 2016 exams:
    • Exam schedule.
    • Exam reschedule requests.
    • Exam method registration.
    • Availability of professors' old exams.
  • Additional Spring 2016 CALI awards.
  • Notices to graduating seniors:
    • Email, network and printing accounts.
    • Clearing out lockers.
    • Student health insurance.
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Summer office hours.
  • Dean's Certificate for Illinois Bar.
  • Bar exams in other jurisdictions.
  • Fall 2016 registration.
  • New unofficial transcript policy.
  • Official student withdrawal process.

Financial Aid  »

  • 2016-17 student loan interest rates.
  • 2016-17 FAFSA reminder.
  • 2L students. Awarding changes from 1L year.
  • 3L students: Courses over 87 credits may not eligible for federal financial aid.
  • Perkins Loan changes for 2016-17.
  • Federal Work Study changes for 2016-17.

Student Accounting Office  »

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

Career Services  »

  • Information and announcements:
    • Summer resume books now open!
    • CSO open all summer long.
    • Interview preparation and mock interviews available through the CSO.
    • Community-based Federal Work Study available for summer 2016.
    • CareerShift.
    • Free ABA memberships for students.
  • Fall recruiting
    • Mark your calendar: Fall recruiting important dates.
  • Programming:
    • ILAO/PILI webinar: "How to Apply for Internships and Externships."
    • ABA Law Student Podcast: "Public Service Loan Forgiveness."
    • August 11: CBA YLS Attorney/CPA Speed-Learning Event.
    • August 19: CBA YLS Boat Cruise on Chicago River and Lake Michigan.
    • September 30 to October 2: Food Law Student Leadership Summit.
  • Employment opportunities:
    • Just The Beginning: A Pipeline Organization’s Share the Wealth Judicial Clerkship Program. Applications due July 22.
    • U.S. Attorney’s Office Spring 2017 Law Student Intern Program. Applications due September 2.
  • Fellowships and scholarships:.
    • Reed Smith Diverse Scholars Program for 1Ls. Applications due July 25.
    • Ropes & Gray Roscoe Trimmier Jr. Diversity Scholarship. Applications due August 19.
  • Job fairs
    • July 23: Bay Area Diversity Career Fair.
    • July 29: Rocky Mountain Diversity Legal Career Fair.
    • August 1 and 2: Indianapolis Bar Association Diversity Job Fair.
    • August 2: The Boston Lawyers Group Job Fair for Law Students of Color.
    • 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.
    • August 5 and 6: Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair (HDLJF) in Kansas City, Missouri.
    • August 12: Cook County Bar Association Minority Law Student Job Fair.
    • August 13: St. Louis Diversity Job Fair.
    • August 27: Northwest Minority Job Fair. Deadline to register is July 22.
    • September 9: Hispanic National Bar Association Career Fair.
  • Diversity:
    • Just The Beginning: A Pipeline Organization’s Share the Wealth Judicial Clerkship Program. Applications due July 22.
    • July 23: Bay Area Diversity Career Fair.
    • Reed Smith Diverse Scholars Program for 1Ls. Applications due July 25.
    • July 29: Rocky Mountain Diversity Legal Career Fair.
    • August 1 and 2: Indianapolis Bar Association Diversity Job Fair.
    • August 2: The Boston Lawyers Group Job Fair for Law Students of Color.
    • 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.
    • August 5 and 6: Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair (HDLJF) in Kansas City, Missouri.
    • August 12: Cook County Bar Association Minority Law Student Job Fair.
    • August 13: St. Louis Diversity Job Fair.
    • Ropes & Gray Roscoe Trimmier Jr. Diversity Scholarship. Applications due August 19.
    • August 27: Northwest Minority Job Fair. Deadline to register is July 22.
    • September 9: Hispanic National Bar Association Career Fair.
  • 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 Polish-American Advocates Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Gerben Law Firm Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Potashnik & Associates Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Diversity Scholarship Foundation Award.
  • Apply now for the Daily Lineups 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 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.
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Information Technology Services (ITS)  »

  • Summer 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.
  • Summer building and library hours.
  • 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.

Public Affairs  »

  • Summer 2016 publication schedule.
  • Record templates available for staff.

Special Notices  »

  • Human Resources hours at the Downtown Campus. HR now found in room 285 on Tuesdays.

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