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Headlines for the Week of December 3, 2007

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  » 

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Academic calendar reminder.
  • Spring 2008 registration.
  • Fall 2007 final exams:
    • Exam schedule.
    • Availability of professors' old exams.
    • Exam emergencies.
    • Consulting laptops during exams.
    • Access to computer labs during exams.
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Spring 2008 registration.
  • December 6: Deadline for revoking pass-fail.

Financial Aid  »

  • FAFSA renewal reminder.
  • Graduate PLUS loan repayment answers.
  • Stuart School of Business winter disbursement.

Career Services  »

  • The Peggy Browning Fund 2008 Fellowship Program.
  • Register for the Midwest Public Interest Law Conference.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • December 4: 2008 class gift kick-off party. Free pizza!
  • Alumni Board of Directors Scholarship.
  • Commencement information:
    • Fall 2007 graduates.
    • Spring 2008 graduates.

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the Society of Women in Law Book Scholarship!

IIT Center for Law and Business Bookstore  »

  • Come in and check out our bargain books.
Academics & Student Programs
  • Spring 2008 semester: Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board externship.
  • Spring 2008 semester: Workers' Compensation Litigation Unit, Civil Division, Cook County State's Attorney's Office.
  • Spring 2008 semester: Chicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Mothers (CLAIM).
  • Spring 2008 semester: Resurrection Health Care.
  • Spring 2008 semester: U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Division of Enforcement.
  • Summer 2008 semester: Externships with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:
  • December 7: OILP holiday party from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
  • Global Youth Connect: Summer 2008 international human rights training program.
  • ISBA to publish papers from four Chicago-Kent LL.M. students.
  • Check out the OILP fall newsletter!
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • SofTest registration and download site for fall 2007 final exams opens Monday, November 26.
  • Chicago-Kent wireless network reference.
  • Duplex printing is available in labs 900 and 700.
  • 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 sdat5176.
  • CLC contact information and office hours.
  • Office of Technology Services at the main campus: Dell computer purchases.
  • equipment/purchase.php

Library  »

  • Restricted access for finals period.
  • A reminder about security in the library!
  • LL.M. Lexis and Westlaw passwords.
  • Exam library hours.
  • Fall semester library hours.
  • Featured resource: HeinOnline's Foreign and International Law Resources Database.
  • 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.

Institute on Biotechnology and the Human Future  »

  • Research associates wanted.

Institute for Law and the Humanities  »

  • Institute for Law and the Humanities paper prize.

Institute for Law and the Workplace  »

  • 2007-08 Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law.
  • College of Labor and Employment Lawyers 2008 Writing Competition.


Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Building and library hours from November 25 through December 6.
  • Final exam building and library hours effective December 7 through December 21.
  • 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  »

  • Upcoming programs in CLE.

Public Affairs  »

  • Record templates available for students and administrators.

Special Notices  »

  • Tuesday afternoon Human Resources office hours now held in room 654.
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.

American Constitution Society for Law and Policy  »

  • Interested in becoming more involved?

The Commentator  »

  • Publicize your student organization events! 
  • Fall 2007 publication deadlines.
  • Join The Commentator.

Environmental Law Society  »

  • Quick survey on moot court opportunities at Chicago-Kent.

Hispanic-Latino Law Students Association  »

  • See our Record page for upcoming HLAI, ILLSA and HNBA events.



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