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Headlines for the Weeks of July 13 & 20, 2009

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • Enjoy the summer!

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Spring 2009 class ranks/GPA cut-offs.
  • Spring 2009 CALI awards.
  • New Chicago-Kent Law Review members.
  • Summer 2009 exams:
    • Exam schedule.
    • Exam reschedule requests.
    • Exam method registration.
  • Notice to graduating seniors:
    • E-mail and network accounts.
    • Clearing out lockers.

Registrar  »

  • Summer hours.

Student Services  »

  • Student business cards.
  • Student organization transitioning.
  • Orientation leaders.
  • Counseling services.

Financial Aid  »

  • New promissory note required for 2009-10.
  • Stuart scholarships for summer.
  • Accepting summer awards.
  • 2009-10 scholarship status.
  • 2009-10 financial aid deadline.
  • Summer office hours.
  • Newly updated lender list.
  • Summer financial aid deadline.

Career Services  »

  • July 14: "How to Land a Clerkship: Practical Advice from Judges."
  • July 15: Deadline for law scholarship video contest from Access Group.
  • Attention transfer students: Orientation program.
  • Update on Cook County Bar Association (CCBA) Minority Law Student Job Fair.
  • CSO seeks part-time student worker(s).
  • July 28: Save the date for mandatory OCI meeting.
  • Preliminary employer lists are now available on Symplicity.
  • Mock interviews for fall recruiting.
  • July 27: Registration deadline for Rocky Mountain Diversity Legal Career Fair.
  • July 29: Deadline for resume review for OCI.
  • July 31: Application deadline for Reed Smith Diverse Scholars Program.
  • August 1: Registration deadline for Tri-State Diversity Recruitment Program.
  • Student debt relief webinar series: "Getting Your Student Loans Forgiven: How Government and Nonprofit Employees Can Earn Public Service Loan Forgiveness."
  • Video on "Managing a Legal Career Transition in Tough Times."
  • LexisNexis ASPIRE program for deferred law firm hires and other 2009 graduates pursuing public service work.
  • Judicial clerkship opportunity with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
  • Urban Debate Advocacy Fellowship for recent graduates.
  • Additional resources and potential opportunities for recent graduates.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Announcements for the Class of 2009:
    • Welcome to the Chicago-Kent Alumni Association!
    • Attention: E-mail and network accounts for the Class of 2009 expire
      August 3.
    • Commencement video and photos online.
    • July 29: Post-Bar party at Rock Bottom Brewery.
  • 2009 Class Gift:
    • Congratulations. Your final total is more than $6,700!
    • Thank you to our donors: Final list.
  • Career Advisor Network.
  • Chicago-Kent is now LinkedIn!

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Access Group's $10,000 Scholarship Video Contest.
  • Apply now for the Jeremy Protas LGBT Patent Law Scholarship.

IIT Center for Law and Business Bookstore  »

  • Greeting cards are back in stock.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic/Externships  »

  • Fall 2009 for-credit legal externship opportunity.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:
  • July 13: Welcome SWUPL students participating in Chicago-Kent's "Introduction to the American Legal System" summer program!
  • July 17: Screening and discussion of "The Reckoning: The Battle for the International Criminal Court."
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • Reminder: SofTest registration and download site for summer 2009 final exams opened June 29.
  • Spam and phishing e-mails.
  • Print account balances will be reset on July 20.
  • Printing and e-mail/network accounts for May 2009 and December 2008 graduates.
  • E-mail forwarding for Chicago-Kent alumni available through the Office of Alumni Relations.
  • CLC monthly network maintenance schedule.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat5670.
  • CLC Web site:

Library  »

  • Library hours for read period, summer final exams and bar study, July 10 to 27.
  • Become a fan of the library: Find us on Facebook!
  • Secure your personal property in the library!
  • Featured resource: Mergent Online.
  • General library policies.

Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)  »

  • Free CALI lessons available to law students.
  • Summer research assistant needed.

Faculty Newsletters

Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice and Technology  »

  • Student volunteers needed for the Self-Help Web Desk at the Daley 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.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Building and library summer hours, effective May 18.
  • Summer 2009 student hiring procedures.
  • Discount parking: DTC faculty, staff and students for the summer 2009 semester.
  • 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.

Continuing Legal and Professional Education  »

  • Upcoming CLE conferences.

Public Affairs  »

  • Summer 2009 Record publication schedule.
  • Record templates available for students and staff.

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.

Law Review  »

  • The 2009 summer candidacy program will run from July 5 through July 19.
    • Contact Brian Kaunelis with any questions.

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