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Headlines for the Week of August 9, 2010

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • Welcome back!

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Fall 2010 initial reading assignments and course materials.
  • Illinois sales tax holiday for certain school-related purchases: August 6 to 15.
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar  »

  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' Yellow Ribbon Program.
  • Office hours.

Student Services

  • Student organization transitioning handbook.
  • Orientation leaders wanted.
  • Counseling services.

Financial Aid  »

  • Don't forget to accept your awards.
  • Fall 2010 disbursement schedule.
  • Required document issues.
  • 2010-11 scholarship status.
  • Still haven't received your 2010-11 Financial Aid Award?
  • 2010-11 Financial Aid instructions.
  • Perkins Loan Master Promissory Note.

Career Services  »

  • Latham & Watkins Diversity Scholars Program.
  • August 9: CSO closed for fall recruiting processing.
  • August 13: OCI interview schedules go live.
  • August 23: CSO Open House -- snacks and prizes!
  • Proctor & Gamble Virtual Online Diversity Career Fair
  • Cook County State's Attorney's Office Minority Law Students Reception.
  • Perkins Coie: "B4 OCI" panel discussion.
  • U.S. Department of Justice Attorney General's Honors Program application opens July 26.
  • Mock interviews for fall recruiting.
  • American Constitution Society invites law students to summer events around the country.
  • Sidley Austin Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship.
  • Fall recruiting: Important dates.
  • August 11 to 13: WealthCounsel Estate Planning Symposium.
  • The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area: Opportunities for volunteer attorneys and deferred associates.
  • 2010-11 Government Honors & Internship Handbook.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Class of 2010:
    • E-mail and network accounts expire August 9.
  • Student organization services:
    • Student organization leaders: Want to connect with alumni?

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the 2010 Jeremy Protas LGBT Patent Law Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Darleen J. and Robert L. Walker Scholarship Fund.
  • Apply now for the Polish Women's Civic Club Inc. Scholarship.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic/Externships  »

  • Law Offices fall 2010 semester orientation information.
  • Summer/Fall 2010 Semester Legal Externship Program:
    • For additional summer/fall externship opportunities, consult Symplicity or see Professor Gross.
  • Fall 2010 Semester Legal Externship Program:
    • Externships with City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection.
    • Externship with Meckler Bulger Tilson Marick & Pearson LLP.
    • Cook County Domestic Relations Court (4 credit hours).
    • Mitsui Rail Capital LLC (for credit only).
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:
  • Graduate e-mail accounts have been extended until August 9.
  • Congratulations, 2010 LL.M. graduates!
  • Sixth administrative memo for LL.M. and exchange students.
  • Using a credit card to make tuition payments: New rules went into effect in November 2009.
  • Student Tamara Starks awarded first Sandra P. Zemm Labor Law Prize.
  • Student Emil P. Totonchi awarded Peggy Browning Fellowship.
  • The ABA Section on Dispute Resolution Annual Law Student Writing Competition.
  • The College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers 2010 Law Student Writing Competition.
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • Graduate e-mail accounts have been extended until August 9.
  • "C-K Dialup" service has been discontinued.
  • New myIIT password reset tool.
  • IIT Print Channel on myIIT is for Main Campus printing only and not for use at the Downtown Campus.
  • Revised Web hosting policies.
  • Reminder: Apple Computer support and services documents.
  • CLC monthly network maintenance schedule.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat6065.

Library  »

  • Summer library hours.
  • Become a fan of the library: Find us on Facebook!
  • Secure your personal property in the library!
  • General library policies.

Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)  »

  • Free CALI lessons available to law students.
From Professor Bernadette Atuahene  »
  • Looking for a Federal Work Study-eligible student to help pilot a social justice curriculum focused around documentary films.

Faculty Newsletter

Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice and Technology  »

  • Volunteer this summer at the Self-Help Web Center.

Institute for Law and the Workplace  »

  • Student Tamara Starks awarded first Sandra P. Zemm Labor Law Prize.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Fall building and library hours, beginning Monday, August 16.
  • Summer intersession building and library hours, Tuesday, July 27, through Friday, August 13.
  • 2010 summer Chicago-Kent student hiring procedures.
  • Reminder: A new payroll authorization must be completed each term for international student workers.
  • 2010 summer semester discounted parking rates for DTC faculty, staff and students.
  • 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 16 issue.
  • 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.

Environmental Law Moot Court Team  »

  • Invitation to join the team for the Pace National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition.

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