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Headlines for the Week of August 27, 2007

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  » 

  • Welcome back.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  » 

  • General announcements:
    • Student Organization Fair: September 5.
    • Chicago-Kent master calendar.
    • Disability resources.
    • Student health insurance.
    • New certificate in criminal litigation.
    • Classes canceled October 30 for President Anderson's inauguration.
    • FERPA rights and notification of access to educational records.
    • Notice to students in substance abuse recovery (or who want to be).
    • Reminder about IIT's political activity policy.
    • Furniture in the classrooms.
    • Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg mock trial program.
  • To entering students:
    • Student Handbook and Code of Conduct.
    • Amendments to your applications for admission.
    • Academic support program.
    • ID and U-Pass distribution.
    • Immunization records.
  • 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.
  • Registration deadline.
  • FERPA rights and notification of access to educational records.
  • Graduation application deadline.
  • Incomplete make-up notices.
  • September 10: Pass/fail election deadline.

Financial Aid  »

  • Federal entrance couseling session handouts available.
  • Perkins Loan promissory notes.
  • Fall disbursement schedule.
  • Loan disbursement process, step by step.

Career Services  »

  • Welcome back 2Ls and 3Ls.
  • Fall office hours.
  • Summer experience surveys.
  • Interviewing tips program.
  • New York County District Attorney's Office Summer Intern Program.
  • 2007-08 U.S. Attorney General's Honors Program and Summer Law Intern Program.
  • Spring 2008 externships at the U.S. Attorney's Office.
  • Registration now open for the Equal Justice Works Conference in Washington, D.C.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Welcome from Alumni Relations and Chicago-Kent alumni!
  • Attention Class of 2008: Your home for Commencement '08:
    • Save the Date: Composite photography sittings.
  • Attention faculty and staff: Alumni Award nominations.
  • Thank you, Class of 2007.

Scholarships  »

  • No new scholarships!

IIT Center for Law and Business Bookstore »

  • Enter to win a free study guide.
  • Check out our new gift and clothing arrivals.
Academics & Student Programs
  • Fall 2007 orientation information.
  • August 27: Applications due for limited spaces in LADR.
  • Spring 2008 externship: U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Illinois.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:
  • August 30: Welcome party for international students.
  • September 4: Info session on summer study in Germany with Augsburg Professor Beate Gsell.
  • September 19: Study abroad info session, 3 to 4 p.m. in room 570.
  • UNA - USA internship available (unpaid).
  • 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  »

  • Welcome Chicago-Kent students.
  • Laptop configuration sessions.
  • 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 sdat5105.
  • 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.
  • IIT's School Supply Drive.
  • Featured resource: Finding faculty scholarship.
  • General library policies.

Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)  »

  • Free CALI lessons available to law students.



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 Bursar’s 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  »

  • Attention: All students interested in patent law.
  • Upcoming CLE programs in 2007.

Public Affairs  »

  • Public Affairs offers assistance in posting student organization Record announcements for the beginning of the fall term.
  • 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

Student Organizations: Click here for the template to use for creating Record announcement pages. More information is available on the About the Record page.

NOTE: For the beginning of the fall term, announcements from those student organizations not posting their own Record pages will be collected together on one page. (Follow the links below to organization announcements).

Chicago-Kent Law Review  »

  • August 29: Fall on-campus interview session with Rajeev Khurana.

Environmental Law Society »

  • September 5: Visit the Environmental Law Society at the Student Organization Fair.



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