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Headlines for the Week of December 15, 2008

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • "I wish you well for the end of finals, and have a restful holiday."

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Happy holidays!
  • Fall 2008 final exams:
    • Exam schedule.
    • Availability of professors' old exams.
    • Exam emergencies.
    • Consulting laptops during exams.
    • Cell phones during exams.
    • Access to computer labs during exams.
    • Exam method notices.
  • Spring 2009 initial reading assignments and course materials.
  • Spring 2009 registration.
  • Academic calendar for 2009-10.
  • Stuart School "Tie Drive."
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Spring 2009 schedule and registration.
  • Office hours.

Student Services

  • Finals events.
  • Winter raffles.
  • Student health insurance information:
    • Enrollment.
    • Waiver for spring.
  • U-Pass information:
    • Fall activation.
    • Spring distribution.
    • Replacement information.

Financial Aid  »

  • Attention fall graduates: Federal loan exit counseling.
  • Fall financial aid deadline.
  • 2009-10 FAFSA reminder.

Career Services  »

  • CSO seeks part-time student worker(s).
  • Perkins Coie 1L Diversity Fellowship Scholarship.
  • January 8: Vedder Price Post-Holiday 1L Cocktail Reception.
  • January 9: Perkins Coie Welcome Back 1L Diversity Celebration.
  • January 30 and 31: Husch Blackwell Sanders Annual Symposium for Clerkship & Career Development.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Commencement information:
    • Fall 2008 graduates: Mandatory graduation survey.
    • Spring 2009 graduates.
    • Out-of-town graduates.
  • Career Advisor Network.
  • Chicago-Kent is now LinkedIn!

Scholarships  »

  • Apply by January 12, 2009, for the following new scholarships:
    • Asian Law Student Scholarship.
    • Gates Memorial Scholarship.
    • Roddy Scholarship.
    • Sodaro Memorial Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund Scholarship.
  • The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago Scholarship.
  • 2009 Roscoe Hogan Environmental Law Essay Contest.
  • Institute of Management Accountants Scholarships.
  • The NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund Essay Contest.

IIT Center for Law and Business Bookstore  »

  • Legacy baseball cap sale.
  • Bookstore news: The Tales of Beedle the Bard is 20 percent off.
  • December 1 to 24: Book buyback.
  • Greeting cards are 75 percent off while they last.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic/Externships  »

  • Spring 2009 semester: Externship with Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago.
  • Spring 2009 semester: Externship with Resurrection Health Care.
  • Summer 2009 semester: Externships with U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Illinois.
  • Spring 2009 semester: Externship with Illinois Attorney General.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:
  • Deak Award for best student article on international law.
  • March 15: Deadline to apply for study abroad in summer or fall 2009.
  • Final administrative memo of the semester.
  • July 19 to August 15: 2009 Bucerius Summer Program in International Business Law.
  • European Commission launches new guide to studying in Europe.
  • Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law.
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • SofTest registration and download site for fall 2008 final exams is open.
  • AppleMac support.
  • CLC monthly network maintenance schedule.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat5463.
  • CLC Web site:

Library  »

  • Extended hours for finals.
  • Restricted access for exams.
  • Holiday and intersession hours.
  • Part-time student employment in the library.
  • New! Faster search tools available on the library test Web site.
  • Become a fan of the library: Find us on Facebook!
  • A reminder about security in the library!
  • Featured resource: DTC Library's Research Guide to Law & Popular Culture.
  • 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  »

  • Submit letter of intent for the Certificate in Public Interest Law.

Graduate Program in Public Administration  »

  • Part-time student research assistant needed. The position begins in January after the winter break.

Institute for Law and the Humanities  »

  • Institute for Law and the Humanities paper prize.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Final exam building and library hours, beginning Saturday, December 6, through Monday, December 22.
  • Building and library hours for the holidays, beginning Tuesday, December 23, through Monday, January 19, 2009.
  • "Tie Drive" sponsored by Stuart School of Business' Career Management Center.
  • Fall 2008 student hiring procedures.
  • Discount parking: DTC faculty, staff and students for fall 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.
  • Admissions office hours.

Public Affairs  »

  • Note the Record publication schedule for late December and early January.
  • Record templates available for students and administrators.

Special Notices  »

  • Human Resources hours at the Downtown Campus.
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.

Student Bar Association  »

  • Good luck on finals!

Kent Justice Foundation  »

  • Knitting follow-up.
  • Semester wrap-up.

Student Hurricane Network  »

  • January 4 to 9: Winter break trip to New Orleans to perform recovery and social justice work.
  • Opportunity to get involved with the National Student Hurricane Network: Represent Chicago-Kent on membership calls.

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