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Headlines for the Week of September 17, 2007

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  » 

  • Diabetes Award.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  » 

  • Elective courses subject to mandatory curve.
  • Fire safety reminder.
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • FERPA rights and notification of access to educational records.

Financial Aid  »

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

Career Services  »

  • Alternatives to OCI series: Alternative Careers in Business.
  • Government career expo at the John Marshall Law School.
  • CSO program videos now available online.
  • "How to Get the Job You Want After Law School" - Chicago Committee on Minorities in Large Law Firms.
  • IIT Career Fair.
  • City of Chicago, Cook County, and state of Illinois government career panel.
  • Prosecutors and defenders criminal law panel.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Take a Break speaker series:
    • Alternative Careers in Business.
    • Big Firm vs. Small Firm.
    • Sole Practitioners.
  • Commencement information:
    • Fall 2007 graduates.
    • Spring 2008 graduates.
  • Composite photo sittings for graduates.

Scholarships  »

  • New scholarships:
    • DuPage Association of Women Lawyers Foundation Scholarship.
    • Nordic Law Club of Chicago Scholarship.
    • South Suburban Bar Association Scholarship.
    • September 28 deadline: Illinois Bar Foundation Scholarship.

IIT Center for Law and Business Bookstore »

  • Check out our new gift and clothing arrivals.
Academics & Student Programs
  • Spring 2008 semester: Judicial Externships.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:
  • September 19: Study abroad info session, 3 to 4 p.m. in room 570.
  • 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  »

  • Student organization Web page training.
  • CLC Help Desk ticket tracking system.
  • Print accounting system on KENTNET.
  • Print account balances were reset on July 23.
  • Account termination.
  • 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 sdat5121.
  • 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: Finding U.S. Treaties.
  • 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  »

  • September 17: Legal Aid luncheon, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
  • September 19: A2J Student Editorial Board training, 3 to 4 p.m. in room 210.
  • September 25: A2J Student Editorial Board refresher training, noon to 1 p.m. in room C25.
  • Self-Help Web Center at the Daley Center seeks volunteers.
  • Public interest certificate program letters of intent available.

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  »

  • Admissions office hours.

Continuing Legal and Professional Education  »

  • 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.
  • Sign up for student organization Record training sessions with the CLC HelpDesk by Friday, September 21.
  • 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.)

Chicago-Kent Lambdas »

  • September 18: Membership meeting, noon to 1 p.m. in room 547.

Hispanic-Latino Law Students Society »

  • September 18: Bake sale to benefit earthquake victims in Peru.
  • September 26: 3rd annual Judges' Night, 10th floor event room.

International Law Moot Court Society »

  • Fall 2007 tryouts are underway! Briefs due September 24.

Journal of Intellectual Property »

  • September 18: General meetings, noon and 5 p.m. in room 165.

Kent Justice Foundation »

  • Fall semester general meetings on Tuesday, September 18:
    • Day meeting: Noon to 1 p.m. in room 270.
    • Evening meeting: 5 to 6 p.m. in room 370.

Phi Alpha Delta »

  • September 18: General chapter meeting, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in room 590.



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