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Headlines for the Week of March 2, 2015

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

 

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Academic calendar reminder: Spring break.
  • March 12: Informational reception for J.D. certificate programs.
  • Academic resource library.
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Deadline for revoking pass/fail elections is May 1.
  • Official student withdrawal process.

Financial Aid  »

  • Federal loan exit counseling sessions.
  • FAFSA 2015-16 reminder.
  • Information for 3Ls taking more than 87 credits.

Student Accounting Office  »

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

Career Services  »

  • Information and announcements:
    • New resource: CareerShift is live at Chicago-Kent!
    • Chicago Bar Association YLS 2015 Law Student Shadow Program.
    • 1L Cover Letter Workshop.
    • Mandatory 1L Legal Résumé Workshop.
    • Lawcountability, J.D., iOS mobile app now available for download!
    • Résumé books now open!
  • Programming:
    • March 2 to 6: Diversity Week.
    • March 2: Diversity Week Reception.
    • March 2: Diversity Week: Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling: How Female Attorneys Can Prosper.
    • March 3: Spotlight on Real Estate Transactions: Commercial and Residential Real Estate.
    • March 4: Diversity Week: Diversity Job Fairs: The 411.
    • March 4: Diversity Week: Out-of-Office Etiquette.
    • March 5: Diversity Week: HLLSA Judges Night.
    • March 5: Coalition of Women's Initiatives presents "Success Strategies for Women Law Students: Being Your Own Advocate."
    • March 10: Skadden Fellowship Program.
    • March 12: Informational reception for all J.D. certificate programs.
    • March 24: Fellowships: What They Are and How to Get One.
  • Employment opportunities:
    • Access2Practice Summer Legal Externship Program: Opportunities available. Apply now.
    • Judicial externships: Fall 2015 applications due March 19 (for fall 2015).
  • Fellowships and scholarships:
    • 2015 1L LCLD Scholars Program.
    • 2015 Ms. J.D. Fellowship: Applications due March 15.
    • Zelle Hoffman 2015 Diversity in Law Scholarship: Applications due April 1.
    • McGuire Woods Diversity Scholarship: Applications due May 29.
  • Job fairs:
    • Register now: 2015 Loyola Patent Law Interview Program.
  • Diversity:
    • March 2 to 6: Diversity Week.
    • March 2: Diversity Week Reception.
    • March 2: Diversity Week: Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling: How Female Attorneys can Prosper.
    • March 4: Diversity Week: Diversity Job Fairs: The 411.
    • March 4: Diversity Week: "Out-of-Office Etiquette."
    • March 5: Diversity Week: HLLSA Judges' Night.
    • The LCLD Success in Law School Mentoring Program: Registration opened October 15.
    • 2015 1L LCLD Scholars Program.
    • Zelle Hoffman 2015 Diversity in Law Scholarship. Applications due April 1.
    • McGuire Woods Diversity Scholarship: Applications due May 29.
  • Resources:
    • Career resources available in Symplicity's document library.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Attend the Diversity Week Kick-Off Reception.
  • Work for the Office of Institutional Advancement.
  • Spring Graduate Survey now open.
  • March 4: Graduate Information Fair.
  • More Commencement information available.
  • Student orgs: Partner with the Alumni Association.
  • Chicago-Kent Alumni Advisor Network: Login instructions for students.

Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Multicultural Affairs and Professional Development  »

  • March 2 to 7: Diversity Week.

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the Grand Rapids Community Foundation Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Illinois Judicial Council Foundation Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the HotelsCheap Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the AABA Law Foundation Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the PosGuys Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Stewart J. Guss Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Babcock Partners Law Student Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Finney Law Office Future Leaders Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the NerdWallet Law Scholarship.
 
Academics & Student Programs
  • In-House applications for the summer semester are now available.
  • Certificate programs: LADR and Criminal Litigation certificate program applications are now available.
  • Access2Practice Legal Externship Program: Summer and fall 2015.
  • Judicial externship information: Fall 2015.
  • Clinical Professor Dan Coyne is 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 hours and travel signatures.
  • March 12: Informational reception for all J.D. certificate programs.
  • Nominate a student for the 2015 Sandra P. Zemm Labor Law Prize.
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Information Technology Services (ITS)  »

  • Phishing emails.
  • Mac Yosemite 10.10 wireless issues.
  • Spring 2015 help desk hours.
  • Office 365 licenses for faculty and staff now available.
  • Google Drive now has unlimited space.
  • Connect to IIT-Secure wireless network with Chicago-Kent email address.
  • Office 365 information for students.
  • 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 requests.
  • Service alerts and news.
  • 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

Faculty News  »

  • February 2015 Faculty News is now available online.
Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice & Technology  »

  • Standardized Court Forms come to Illinois!
  • CALI and CAJT unveil new course project.
  • March 12: Informational reception for all J.D. certificate programs.
  • Nominate a student for the 2015 Sandra P. Zemm Labor Law Prize.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Spring 2015 building and library hours.
  • Bookstore hours.
  • DTC Cashier/Student Accounting Office hours.
  • Bike rental program: Share CyCKles Bicycle Rentals.
  • Spring 2015 procedures for hiring students and part-time temporary "non-benefits-eligible" staff.
  • 2014-15 biweekly pay calendar.
  • 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  »

  • Upcoming CLE conferences.

Public Affairs  »

  • Record templates available for staff.

Special Notices  »

  • Human Resources hours at the Downtown Campus.
  • Run for Laura 5K (U of C Law).
Student Organizations

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Student Bar Association and Chicago-Kent Diverse Student Groups  »

  • Diversity Thursday Series.
  • March 2 to 7: Diversity Week.

Art and Cultural Property Law Society  »

  • Seeking submissions for Student Art Gallery.

Corporate Law Society  »

  • March 10: Alumni Career Panel and Reception.

Chicago-Kent Lambdas  »

  • March 4: Diversity Job Fairs: The 411.

Society of Women in Law »

  • March 5: Coalition of Women's Initiatives presents "Success Strategies for Women Law Students: Being Your Own Advocate."

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