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Headlines for the Week of December 13, 2004

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent

  • Exams.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle

  • Good luck and happy holidays.
    • Fall 2004 exams
    • Exam schedule.
    • Exam emergencies.
    • Consulting laptops during exams.
    • Cell phones during exams.
    • Access to computer labs during exams.
  • Spring 2005 classes.
    • Changes to class schedule.
    • Adding and dropping classes.
    • Initial reading assignments and course books.
  • Academic calendar for 2006-07: Correction.
  • Joke of the week.


  • Office hours.

Financial Aid

  • Refund checks.
  • Updating contact information with Department of Education.
  • 2004-05 loan processing.

Student Services

  • Spring U-Pass distribution.
  • Fall U-Pass activation period.
  • Spring health insurance enrollment period.
  • Waiving/canceling health insurance for the spring.

Career Services

  • Enjoy your winter break.
  • Learn the secret handshake.
  • Office closings.
  • 9th annual Sweet Home Chicago Reception.
  • Remember to register for MPILCC.
  • Upcoming deadline for the Peggy Browing Fund.
  • Tom Steel Post-Graduate Fellowship.


  • New awards listed for external scholarship list.
    • Kankakee County Society of Women in Law scholarships.
    • Nordic Law Club scholarship.
    • Jewish Vocational Service, Gertrude and Harry G. Fins Scholarship.
  • Important information for 2004-05 Chicago-Kent scholarship recipients.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic

  • Spring 2005 Legal Externship Program.
  • New opportunities: Illinois Attorney General Public Utilities Bureau, refugee and asylum law.
  • Spring 2005 Law Offices in-house clinic results are posted outside of room 600.
  • Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution (LADR) Certificate Program.
  • 2Ls and 3Ls: Hotline Clinic Program.
  • The Intellectual Property Patent Clinic.
  • The Immigration Law Clinic.
  • Chicago-Kent Family Law Clinic.
  • Web site for Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:

Legal Research and Writing Program

  • Attention 1Ls: Legal Writing II spring assignment due dates are online.

International Law and Policy

  • New Chicago-Kent summer study-abroad program in Germany.

Writing competitions

  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers

  • Print account balances will be reset December 20.
  • Fall printing account balances due in January 2005.
  • New print accounting system coming soon to Chicago-Kent.
  • Wireless coming soon to Chicago-Kent.
  • Installation instructions for Examsoft SofTest.
  • Dell laptop adapters could catch fire and cause shock.
  • Dell Inspiron 1150 laptops critical performance update.
  • Loaner laptop policy.
  • All students required to show student ID at CLC Help Desk.
  • New anti-SPAM system for Chicago-Kent.
  • Web page naming conventions.
  • Computer use policy.
  • Top three ways to stop SPAM.
  • Windows Update instructions.
  • Remove unnecessary files on network.
  • Standard monthly network maintenance reminder.
  • McAfee DAT file for the coming weeks: sdat4413 to sdat4418.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.


  • Library hours extended for finals.
  • Restricted access to library during finals.
  • Library intersession hours.
  • General library policies.
  • Featured resource.


  • Be better prepared for finals with LexisNexis.
  • Tip of the week.
  • Forgot your Lexis ID?
  • Contact information.

Read the latest Faculty Newsletter for the latest information about the Chicago-Kent faculty's recent speaking engagements, forthcoming publications, new research projects and other activities.

  • No announcements in this issue.
Institutes & Centers
Institute for Law and the Workplace
  • Deadline for Louis Jackson Writing Competition is Wednesday, January 19.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Building and library hours during final exam period.
  • Student employment for fall term 2004.
  • Building and library hours for the Christmas and New Year's holidays.
  • Downtown Campus safety tips.
  • Shuttle bus schedule.
  • Administration and Finance office hours.
  • Online room reservation form.


  • Admissions office hours.

Continuing Legal and Professional Education

  • Student volunteer opportunities.
  • Upcoming 2005 programs.

Public Affairs

  • December 13 is the last Record issue for the fall term.
  • January 17 is the first Record issue for the spring term.
  • Record templates available for students and administrators.
  • November Names in the News online.

Special Notices

  • Human Resources schedule online.
Student Organizations

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Kent Justice Foundation

  • Web desk.

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