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Headlines for the Week of August 10, 2009

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • Enjoy the summer!

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Fall 2009 semester information:
    • Initial reading assignments and course materials.
    • Course information updates.
    • Revised fall schedule (with classroom assignments).
    • Trial Advocacy section assignments.
    • Adding and dropping courses.
    • Exam schedule.
    • Bookstore hours.
    • 2009-10 academic calendar.
  • Spring 2010 preliminary schedule.

Registrar  »

  • Summer hours.

Student Services

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

Financial Aid  »

  • Don't forget to accept your awards.
  • Fall 2009 disbursement schedule.
  • Fall loan disbursement process: Step-by-step.
  • Federal work study information.
  • 2009-10 scholarship status.
  • Chase removed from lender list.
  • New promissory note required for 2009-10.
  • 2009-10 financial aid deadline.

Career Services  »

  • August 14: OCI interview schedules go live.
  • August 24: CSO open house--snacks and prizes!
  • Fall judicial externship opportunities in the Circuit Court of Cook County.
  • Latham & Watkins Diversity Scholars Program.
  • K&L Gates "Change Your World" trivia challenge.
  • Army Court of Criminal Appeals oral argument and reception.
  • Update on Cook County Bar Association (CCBA) Minority Law Student Job Fair.
  • CSO seeks part-time student worker(s).
  • August 14: Registration deadline for Hispanic National Bar Association Job Fair.
  • 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!
    • E-mail forwarding accounts for the Class of 2009.
    • Commencement video and photos online.
  • 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:
  • Orientation for incoming LL.M. and exchange students begins August 17.
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • Reminder: How to access Chicago-Kent's wireless network.
  • E-mail and network accounts expired on August 3 for 2009 graduates.
  • Printing and e-mail/network accounts for May 2009 and December 2008 graduates.
  • CLC monthly network maintenance schedule.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat5700.
  • CLC Web site:

Library  »

  • Library hours for summer intersession, July 28 to August 14.
  • Become a fan of the library: Find us on Facebook!
  • Secure your personal property in the library!
  • Featured resource: Library Guide to International & Foreign Law Research.
  • 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  »

  • 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  »

  • The Record returns to weekly publication schedule beginning with the August 17 issue.
  • Record templates available for students and staff.

Special Notices  »

  • Tuesday Human Resources office hours now held in room 656.
  • 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.

Environmental Law Moot Court Team  »

  • Invitation to join the Environmental Law Moot Court Team.

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