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Headlines for the Week of August 17, 2009

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • Welcome back!

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • General announcements:
    • September 2: Student Organization Fair.
    • Disability resources.
  • To entering students:
    • Welcome to Chicago-Kent!
    • What my office does.
    • Orientation week.
    • Academic Support Program.
    • CTA U-Pass program.
  • To returning students:
    • Welcome back!
    • 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.
    • Fall U-Pass distribution.
    • Spring 2009 CALI winners.
    • Change in curve for upper-level elective courses.
    • September 1 and 2: Information sessions on language study at Chicago-Kent.
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours and contact information.

Student Services

  • Welcome back!
  • Student health insurance information.
  • Academic Support Program.
  • Academic Resource Library.
  • CTA U-Pass program.
  • Student business cards.
  • Upcoming programs.

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 17 to 21: First week of OCI.
  • August 24: CSO open house--snacks and prizes!
  • August 25: Federal Government Careers Panel.
  • August 26: U.S. Department of Justice Program.
  • U.S. Department of Justice accepting applications through September 8.
  • Fall judicial externship opportunities in the Circuit Court of Cook County.
  • 2009-10 Government Honors & Internship Handbook.
  • Latham & Watkins Diversity Scholars Program.
  • K&L Gates "Change Your World" trivia challenge.
  • Army Court of Criminal Appeals oral argument and reception.
  • Video on "Managing a Legal Career Transition in Tough Times."
  • 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  »

  • 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  »

  • Bookstore news:
    • Eco-friendly tote bags for sale.
    • August 17 to 28: Champion clothing sale.
    • August 17 to 28: Enter to win a free study aid.
    • Discounts on general reading materials.
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.
  • Stipend-supported summer program in Germany for 2010.
  • September 1 and 2: Information sessions on language study at Chicago-Kent.
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • New support and services documents for Apple computers.
  • CLC monthly network maintenance schedule.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat5707.
  • CLC Web site:

Library  »

  • Library hours for the fall semester.
  • Become a fan of the library: Find us on Facebook!
  • Featured resource: Welcome to Chicago Guide.
  • Secure your personal property in the library!
  • 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 fall hours, effective August 17.
  • 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  »

  • Student assistant needed for Office of 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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