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Headlines for the Week of August 20, 2007

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • Welcome new students.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • General announcements:
    • Student Organization Fair: September 5.
    • Disability resources.
  • To entering students:
    • Welcome to Chicago-Kent!
    • What my office does.
    • Orientation week.
    • Academic support program.
    • CTA U-Pass program.
  • To returning students:
    • Welcome back!
    • Fall 2007 semester information:
      • Initial reading assignments and course materials.
      • Course information updates.
      • Revised fall schedule with classroom assignments.
      • Adding and dropping courses.
      • Exam schedule.
      • Trial Advocacy section assignments.
      • Bookstore hours.
      • 2007-08 academic calendar.
      • Consider taking Appellate Courts & Procedure.
    • Spring 2008 preliminary schedule.
    • Fall U-Pass distribution.
    • Spring 2007 CALI winners.
    • London Law Consortium program.
    • Serve as a mentor to an international student.
    • Joke of the week.
    • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • September 10: Pass/fail election deadline.

Financial Aid  »

  • Fall disbursement schedule.
  • Loan disbursement process, step by step.
  • Federal entrance counseling sessions.

Career Services  »

  • Welcome 1Ls!
  • Fulbright U.S. Student Program competition open.
  • Spring 2008 externships at the U.S. Attorney's Office.
  • The National Center on Philanthropy and the Law Fellowships.
  • Vedder Price Diversity Scholarship.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Attention faculty and staff: Alumni Award nominations.
  • Thank you, Class of 2007.

Scholarships  »

  • No new scholarships!


Academics & Student Programs
  • Fall 2007 orientation information.
  • Spring 2008 externship: U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Illinois.
  • Fall 2007 externship: City of Chicago, Department of Consumer Services.
  • Fall 2007 externship: Office of the State's Attorney, DuPage County.
  • Fall 2007 externship: U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Division of Enforcement.
  • Fall 2007 externship: Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Chicago).
  • Fall 2007 externship: Workers' Compensation Litigation Unit, Civil Division, Cook County State's Attorney's Office.
  • Fall 2007 externship: Resurrection Health Care.
  • Fall 2007 externship: City of Chicago Law Department's Building and Land Use Litigation Division.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:
  • August 20: Orientation begins for LL.M. and exchange students.
  • Serve as a mentor to an international student.
  • Diplomas and composite pictures for the Class of 2007.
  • Alumni information for LL.M. and exchange students.
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • CLC Help Desk ticket tracking system.
  • Print accounting system on KENTNET.
  • Print account balances were reset on July 23.
  • Free e-mail available to Chicago-Kent alumni at
  • CLC Policy: Students are required to show C-K photo ID card for loaner computer equipment.
  • Computer acceptable use policy.
  • Windows Update.
  • Remove unnecessary files on network.
  • CLC monthly network maintenance schedule.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat5098.
  • CLC contact information and office hours.
  • Office of Technology Services at the main campus: Dell computer purchases.
  • equipment/purchase.php

Library  »

  • Fall semester library hours.
  • Featured resource: American State Papers.
  • General library policies.

LexisNexis  »

  • Get student-prepared outlines for your classes.
  • Submit your own outline to the LexisNexis Outline Bank.
  • Tip of the week.
  • LexisNexis representative contact information.

Faculty Newsletters

Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice and Technology  »

  • Public interest certificate program letters of intent available.
  • Students interested in the Public Interest Certificate should register for Public Interest Law & Policy in the fall.
  • Self-Help Web Center at the Daley Center seeks volunteers.

Institute for Law and the Humanities  »

  • Chicago-Kent's Institute for Law and the Humanities paper.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Fall 2007 building and library hours, effective August 20.
  • Special building and library hours for Labor Day holiday weekend, September 1, 2 and 3.
  • Fall 2007 student hiring and employment requirements.
  • Discount parking for DTC faculty, staff and students: Fall 2007 semester.
  • Downtown Campus safety tips.
  • Shuttle bus schedule.
  • DTC Bursarís Office hours.
  • 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 programs in 2007.

Public Affairs  »

  • The Record is now back on its weekly publication schedule.
  • Record templates available for students and administrators.

Special Notices  »

  • Tuesday afternoon Human Resources office hours now held in room 654.
  • Human Resources schedule online.
Student Organizations

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  • No new announcements.



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