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Headlines for the Week of January 24, 2011

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • Go Bears!

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • January 26: Illinois bar exam informational sessions.
  • Adding and dropping classes.
  • Pass/fail elections.
  • Academic Support Program.
  • U-Pass distribution.
  • Legal writing ethics guidelines.
  • Counseling services.
  • Notice to students in substance abuse recovery (or those who want to be).
  • Reminder about IIT's political activity policy.
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Spring 2011 semester information.
  • January 28: Graduation application deadline. (Please note new date.)
  • Graduating students.
  • Pass/fail elections.
  • Official student withdrawal process.

Student Services

  • Academic Support Program: Spring 2011.
  • Spring U-Pass information.
  • Insurance information.
  • Academic Resource Library.

Financial Aid  »

  • Spring semester scholarship status.
  • Spring 2011 disbursement schedule.
  • Spring disbursement process: Step-by-step.

Bursar's Office  »

  • Tuition refund disbursement.
  • 1098-T tax forms.
  • How to receive your Perkins Loan.

Career Services  »

  • Black Women Lawyers' Association Interview Advantage: A Résumé Review and Mock Interview Workshop.
  • Bergstrom Foundation Child Welfare Law Summer Fellowship.
  • Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Minority Law Student Summer Intern Program for 1Ls.
  • Women's Leadership & Mentoring Alliance: "Eliminating Workplace Bias by Understanding Gender Communication Differences."
  • "Oh, the Places You Will Go": A Fresh Take on Your Career Options with a JD.
  • Finnegan 2011-12 Diversity Scholarship for Intellectual Property.
  • March 11: U.S. Air Force JAG Corps interviews.
  • ABA Environmental, Energy and Resources Section Diversity Program Summer Fellowships 2011.
  • February 1: Preparing for the Midwest Public Interest Law Career Conference (MPILCC).
  • February 2: Professionalism Series: Salary Negotiations.
  • February 5: Midwest Public Interest Law Career Conference (MPILCC).
  • February 8: "Cultural Diversity in the Workplace."
  • February 9: Professionalism Series: "How to Handle an Assignment."
  • City of Chicago, Mayor's Office Fellowship Program.
  • Federal Communications Bar Association (FCBA) Foundation now accepting applications for funding of unpaid communications-related legal internships.
  • Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund for Progressive Social Change.
  • January 27: U.S. Army JAG Corps interviews.
  • AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee Minority Outreach Program.
  • February 18 to 20: 17th annual Rebellious Lawyering Conference at Yale Law School.
  • Résumé Books for spring.
  • January 24: Application deadline for Perkins Coie Diversity Fellowship for 1Ls.
  • January 28: Application deadline for Charlotte Legal Diversity Clerkship Program for 1L Students.
  • Just the Beginning Foundation Diversity Judicial Externships.
  • 2011 summer PILI student internship application now open for 1L students.
  • Summer experience surveys.
  • 2010-11 Government Honors & Internship Handbook.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Commencement information:
    • Required forms: Graduation applications due January 28.
    • February 1 to 3: Composite photo sittings.
    • March 1: Graduation Fair.
    • Your commencement timeline.
    • Out-of-town graduates.
    • Alumni Legacy Hooders.
  • Career Advisor Network:
    • Connect with an Alumni Advisor.

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the William McClain Scholarship, funded by the Black Lawyers Association of Cincinnati and the Cincinnati Bar Association.
  • Apply now for the Howard Fox Memorial Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Women Trial Lawyers Caucus of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) Women for Justice Education Fund 2011 Mike Eidson Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Geri and Ron Yonover Fellowship. Deadline extended to February 1.
  • Apply now for the Rubenstein Scholarship. Deadline extended to February 1.
  • Apply now for the Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago Foundation Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Kessler Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Black Women Lawyers' Association of Chicago Essay Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago's Academic Scholarship Program.

IIT Center for Law & Business Bookstore  »

  • Rent your textbooks at the bookstore and save major cash.
  • Champion apparel sale: Buy one item and get a second item 50 percent off.
  • Become a fan of the bookstore on Facebook!
  • Greeting card sale: Buy one card and get another free.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic/Externships  »

  • Work study job opportunity.
  • Legal Externship Program information.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:
  • February 1: Study abroad information session.
  • I-Center hours and travel signatures.
  • New entries this week:
    • Willamette University Center for Law & Government Writing Competition on Federalism & the U.S. Constitution.
    • National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees Law Student Writing Competition.
    • Theodore Tannenwald Jr. Foundation for Excellence in Tax Scholarship Writing Competition.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • New PrintAll student printer.
  • Student worker needed: Technical support assistant.
  • Web access for student Mac users.
  • Wireless connection registration instructions.
  • Help Desk hours.
  • MyIIT password reset tool.
  • IIT Print Channel on myIIT is for Main Campus printing only and not for use at the Downtown Campus.
  • Apple Computer support and services documents.
  • Weekly maintenance schedule.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat6231.

Library  »

  • Take a virtual tour of the library.
  • 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.

Westlaw  »

  • Information about WestlawNext.

From Professor Edward Lee  »

  • January 27: Save the date for "Privacy After Hours," a networking event for privacy professionals and others interested in privacy issues.

Faculty Newsletter

Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice and Technology  »

  • Join the A2J Student Editorial Board.
  • Submit your letter of intent for the Certificate in Public Interest Law.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Spring 2011 building and library hours.
  • 2011 spring Chicago-Kent student hiring procedures.
  • 2011 biweekly pay calendar.
  • 2011 spring semester discount parking 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 conferences.

Public Affairs  »

  • Record templates available for students and staff.

Special Notices  »

  • Open Call to JD Students: Give a video testimonial about your experiences at Chicago-Kent!
  • Human Resources hours at the Downtown Campus.
Student Organizations

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Environmental Law Society  »

  • ELS is seeking candidates for treasurer and secretary.
  • March 4: Save the date for the Environmental Law Symposium.

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