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Headlines for the Week of August 15, 2011

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • Welcome back!

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • General announcements:
    • September 6: Student organization fair.
    • IIT emergency notification service.
    • Disability resources.
    • Counseling services.
    • New Chicago-Kent Law Review members.
    • Chicago-Kent master calendar.
    • Notice about recording classes.
    • Student health insurance.
    • Private area for contemplation.
    • FERPA rights and notification of access to educational records.
    • Notice to students in substance abuse recovery (or those who want to be).
    • Reminder about IIT's political activity policy.
    • Smoking outside the building.
    • Furniture in the classroom.
    • Joke of the week.
  • 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 2011 semester information:
      • Initial reading assignments and course materials.
      • Revised fall schedule (with classroom assignments).
      • Course information updates.
      • Trial Advocacy 1 section assignments.
      • Trial Advocacy 2 section assignments.
      • Legal Writing 4 equivalency classes.
      • IP Management and Markets classes.
      • Exam schedule.
      • Bookstore hours.
      • 2011-12 academic calendar.
    • Adding and dropping courses.
    • Pass/fail elections.
    • Spring 2012 preliminary schedule.
    • Fall U-Pass distribution.
    • Spring 2011 CALI winners.
    • Spring 2011 class ranks/GPA cut-offs.
    • Full-time students taking fewer than 12 credits.
    • Tuition discount for graduating students taking more than 87 credits.
    • Academic counseling.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Diplomas for spring 2011 JD graduates.
  • Fall 2011 class schedule.
  • Official student withdrawal process.

Student Services

  • Welcome, new students!
  • Student health insurance information.
  • Academic Support Program.
  • Academic Resource Library.
  • Student business cards.
  • Fall U-Pass information.
  • Counseling Center information.

Financial Aid  »

  • Orientation Week workshops: Federal Loan Programs 101.
  • Fall 2011 disbursement schedule.
  • Fall scholarship status.
  • December 2011 graduates: Please notify our office of your enrollment intentions.
  • Don't forget to accept your awards.
  • Missing required documentation.
  • Still haven't received your 2011-12 financial aid award?

Bursar's Office  »

  • Welcome, newly admitted students!
  • Payment plans for the fall semester.
  • Tuition refund disbursement.
  • How to receive your Perkins Loan.

Career Services  »

  • Welcome, 1Ls!
  • Mandatory fall meetings for 2Ls and 3Ls.
  • August 22: Fall Résumé Books Kick-Off.
  • CSO closing at noon on August 18 and all day August 19.
  • Listserv registration and testing.
  • OCI bidding ends at noon on Thursday, August 18.
  • Make-up procedures for mandatory August 1 Fall Recruiting Program.
  • Mock interviews for Fall Recruiting: Sign-ups available.
  • Early deadlines for several Fall Recruiting employers.
  • Equal Justice Works Public Defender Corps: Applications now open.
  • AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee Minority Outreach Program.
  • Sidley Austin Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship.
  • Registration now open for Hispanic National Bar Association Career Fair.
  • Registration now open for LGBT Bar Association Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair.
  • Updated Vermont Guide to State Judicial Clerkships.
  • 2011-12 Government Honors & Internship Handbook.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • July 24: Chicago-Kent Night @ Wrigley Field.
  • Student organization leaders: Want to connect with alumni?

Scholarships  »

  • Serbian Bar Association of America Scholarship. Deadline extended to September 15. (updated 8/15/2011)

IIT Center for Law & Business Bookstore  »

  • Bookstore hours of operation:
    • Orientation Week.
    • First week of classes.
  • Back to school sale.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic/Externships  »

  • Law Offices: In-House Clinic orientation information.
  • Access2Practice Legal Externship Program information.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at www.kentlaw.edu/academics/clinic.
  • Changes in the Office of International Law and Policy (OILP).
  • September 13: Study abroad info session.
  • August 19: LLM Scavenger Hunt and Welcome Party.
  • I-Center hours and travel signatures.
  • Invitation to join the Environmental Law Moot Court Team.
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • PrintAll student printer.
  • 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 sdat6435.

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)  »

  • CALI Lessons: Free study materials upgraded for 2011-12.
Faculty

Faculty Newsletter

Institutes & Centers
  • No current announcements.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Fall semester building and library hours.
  • 2011 fall Chicago-Kent student hiring procedures.
  • 2011 biweekly pay calendar.
  • 2011 summer semester discount parking for DTC faculty, staff and students.
  • Defibrillator at the Downtown Campus.
  • 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 for fall 2011.
  • 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 15 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.

NOTE: Student organizations that need assistance with posting Record announcements may submit their full announcements to record@kentlaw.edu by noon on Wednesdays. Announcements from those student organizations not posting their own Record pages will be collected together on one page. (Follow the links below to organization announcements.)

Labor and Employment Law Society  »

  • 2011 ABA Section of Labor & Employment Law Trial Advocacy Competition.

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