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Headlines for the Week of September 3, 2007

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  » 

  • Dean's Roundtable with Greg McLaughlin, Class of 1999.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  » 

  • Academic calendar reminder: No classes Monday, September 3.
  • Student Organization Fair: September 5.
  • Legal Writing ethics guidelines.
  • September 4 and 10: ASP workshop, "Preparing For and Getting the Most Out of Class."
  • Dean's Roundtable series.
  • IIT emergency notification service.
  • Security reminder: Watch your valuables!
  • U-Pass and ID distribution.
  • Adding and dropping courses.
  • Disability resources.
  • Academic counseling.
  • Private area for contemplation.
  • Spring 2007 class ranks/GPA cut-offs.
  • New Chicago-Kent Law Review members.
  • Counseling services.
  • Bar registration for first-year students.
  • February 2008 and July 2008 Illinois bar applications.
  • Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE).
  • 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 counseling session handouts available.
  • Perkins Loan promissory notes.
  • Fall disbursement schedule.
  • Loan disbursement process, step by step.

Career Services  »

  • Equal Justice Works Conference & Career Roundtable.
  • Fulbright Scholarship information session.
  • 7th Circuit staff law clerk positions available for fall 2008.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Welcome new and returning students!
  • Take a Break speaker series:
    • Alternative Careers in Business.
    • Big Firm vs. Small Firm.
    • Sole Practitioners.
  • Attention Class of 2008: Your home for commencement information.

Scholarships  »

  • New scholarships:
    • Illinois Bar Foundation Scholarship.
    • Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship.
    • Winston & Strawn Diversity Scholarship.

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
  • 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:
  • September 4: Info session on summer study in Germany with Augsburg Professor Beate Gsell.
  • September 5: Fulbright Scholarship information session, 3 to 4 p.m. in room 570.
  • September 19: Study abroad info session, 3 to 4 p.m. in room 570.
  • 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.
  • Student organization Web page training.
  • 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 sdat5110.
  • CLC contact information and office hours.
  • Office of Technology Services at the main campus: Dell computer purchases.
  • equipment/purchase.php

Library  »

  • Be on the alert!
  • Fall semester library hours.
  • IIT's School Supply Drive.
  • Featured resource: Statistical Abstract of the United States.
  • 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  »

  • Self-Help Web Center at the Daley Center seeks volunteers.
  • 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.

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.
  • 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  »

  • September 11: Attend the Chicago-Kent Advocates informational meeting at 1 p.m. in room 570.
  • Admissions office hours.

Continuing Legal and Professional Education  »

  • Attention: All students interested in patent law.
  • Attention: Student volunteers interested in federal sector labor law needed!
  • 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: Each student organization will be responsible for posting its own announcements beginning with the October 15 issue of the Record. Information about training sessions has been sent to student organization presidents. Through the October 8 Record issue, 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.)

Student Bar Association »

  • September 5: Student Organization Fair, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 to 6 p.m.
  • September 9: Board of Governors general meeting, 6 p.m.

The Commentator »

  • September 4: Pick up the special edition four-page introductory issue.
  • New! Fall 2007 publication deadlines.
  • Join The Commentator.

Environmental Law Society »

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

Evening Law Students Society »

  • September 5: Stop by the ELSS table from 5 to 6 p.m.
  • If you would like to become involved, e-mail us.
  • Fun legal factoid of the week.

Hispanic-Latino Law Students Society »

  • September 12: General membership meeting.
  • September 13: Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois J.D. mentors event.
  • September 26: 3rd annual Judges' Night, 10th floor event room.
  • Date TBA: Fundraiser to benefit Peru's earthquake victims.

International Law Moot Court Society »

  • International Law Moot Court tryouts.

Labor and Employment Law Society »

  • September 4: General meeting.



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