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Headlines for the Week of August 25, 2008

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • Welcome back!

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • General announcements:
    • September 3: Student Organization Fair.
    • Chicago-Kent master calendar.
    • Disability resources.
    • Student health insurance.
    • FERPA rights and notification of access to educational records.
    • Notice to students in substance abuse recovery (or those who want to be).
    • Reminder about IIT's political activity policy.
    • Furniture in the classroom.
  • 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 2008 semester information:
      • Initial reading assignments and course materials.
      • Course information updates.
      • Revised fall 2008 schedule (with classroom assignments).
      • Adding and dropping courses.
      • Exam schedule.
      • Trial Advocacy section assignments.
      • Bookstore hours.
      • 2008-09 academic calendar.
      • Consider taking Appellate Courts & Procedure.
    • Spring 2009 preliminary schedule.
    • Fall U-Pass distribution.
    • Spring 2008 CALI Award winners.
    • London Law Consortium program.
    • Tuition discount for graduating students taking more than 87 credits.
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Welcome back.
  • Office hours.
  • Pass/fail deadline.
  • Registration deadline.
  • FERPA rights and notification of access to educational records.
  • Graduation application deadline.
  • Weekly staff meeting.

Student Services †Ľ

  • Welcome back!
  • Insurance information.
  • Upcoming events.

Financial Aid  »

  • Attention: Edamerica borrowers.
  • Don't forget to accept your awards.
  • Title IV authorization form now available!
  • Full-tuition scholarships and Honors Scholars notification.
  • Fall disbursement schedule.
  • Disbursement process step-by-step.
  • Kent Scholarships awarded for continuing students.
  • Attention: Bank of America borrowers.

Career Services  »

  • Alternatives to OCI: Federal Government Jobs.
  • Do Your Legal Career Justice: Opportunities for attorneys and law students at the Department of Justice.
  • Department of Justice Attorney General's Honors Program and Summer Internship Opportunity Program.
  • Don't forget to report callbacks and offers.
  • The Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) Job Fair.
  • Equal Justice Works annual Career Fair and Conference registration open.
  • Equal Justice Works annual Career Fair and Conference Roundtable Discussion.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Attention student organization leaders: Learn how the Alumni Association can help you!
  • Chicago-Kent is now LinkedIn!

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the Jack Carey Scholarship from the Cook County Public Defenderís Office.

IIT Center for Law and Business Bookstore  »

  • Fall study aid contest.
  • Greeting card sale.


Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic/Externships  »

  • Law Offices -- In-House Clinic orientation information.
  • Spring 2009 semester: Externships with U.S. Attorney's Office.
  • Job opportunity in the Chicago-Kent Law Offices' Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic.
  • Awards for Law Offices clinical professors.
  • Law Offices attorneys help free innocent man.
  • Law Offices professor admitted to practice before U.S. Supreme Court.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:

Legal Research and Writing Program  »

  • Winner of the 2008 SmithAmundsen Excellence in Legal Writing Award.
  • European Commission launches new guide to studying in Europe.
  • Check out the OILP spring newsletter!
  • E-mail information for graduates.
  • "International" clerkship opportunity for J.D. students.
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • E-mail forwarding for Chicago-Kent alumni through the Office of Alumni Relations.
  • Printing and e-mail/network accounts for May 2008 and December 2007 graduates.
  • CLC monthly network maintenance schedule.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat5369.
  • CLC Web site:

Library  »

  • Library fall hours and Labor Day holiday hours.
  • Improved lighting in the library.
  • A reminder about security in the library!
  • Featured resource: Business & Company Resource Center.
  • General library policies.

Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)  »

  • Free CALI lessons available to law students.
Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice and Technology  »

  • A2J Author featured in Law Day 2008 edition of the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin.
  • Gain real-world experience this semester by helping others at the Self-Help Web Center.
  • Submit letter of intent for the Certificate in Public Interest Law.

Institute for Law and the Humanities  »

  • Institute for Law and the Humanities paper prize.

Institute for Science, Law and Technology  »

  • Research assistants needed.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Fall semester building and library hours, effective August 18.
  • Special building and library hours for Labor Day holiday, August 30 to September 1.
  • Fall 2008 student hiring procedures.
  • Discount parking: DTC faculty, staff and students for spring/summer 2008.
  • 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! Informational meeting on September 9.
  • Admissions office hours.

Continuing Legal and Professional Education  »

  • September 18: Federal Sector Labor Relations & Labor Law Conference.
  • Upcoming programs in CLE.

Public Affairs  »

  • Record templates available for students and administrators.

Special Notices  »

  • Human Resources hours at the Downtown Campus.
Student Organizations

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Student Bar Association  »

  • September 3: Student Organization Fair, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. on the second and third floors.
  • 1L elections: Check your e-mail for information about 1L elections.

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