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Headlines for the Week of December 19, 2011

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • Enjoy your holidays!

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Happy holidays!
  • Accessing your grades.
  • Spring 2012 initial reading assignments and course materials.
  • Spring 2012 registration.
  • Student complaint procedures.
  • January 19: Illinois bar exam informational sessions.
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Accessing your grades.
  • Spring 2012 registration.
  • Graduating students: Reduced loads and tuition discounts.
  • January 19: Illinois bar exam informational sessions.
  • Official student withdrawal process.

Student Services

  • Student health insurance information.
  • Academic Resource Library.
  • Student business cards.
  • Fall U-Pass information.
  • Counseling Center information.

Financial Aid  »

  • Planning to study abroad in spring 2012?
  • A note for 3L students.

Bursar's Office  »

  • Financial aid refunds.
  • How to receive your Perkins Loan.

Career Services  »

  • Make-up procedures for mandatory 1L orientation.
  • Deadline extended: Mandatory fall meetings for 2Ls and 3Ls.
  • OCI: Don't forget to report callbacks and offers!
  • Milwaukee-area "Home for the Holidays" 1L Receptions.
  • 2012 City of Chicago Mayor's Office Fellowship Program.
  • Association of Corporate Counsel Diversity Summer Internship Program.
  • Twin Cities Diversity in Practice 1L Summer Rotation Clerkships.
  • Just the Beginning Foundation Diversity Judicial Externships.
  • 1L Minnesota Minority Clerkship Program: Deadline to apply is January 20.
  • Summer 2011 Judicial Intern Opportunity Program.
  • Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI): Applications opened for 2Ls on October 15.
  • AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee Minority Outreach Program.
  • 2012 National Lawyers Guild Haywood Burns Fellowship for Social & Economic Justice.
  • Federal Communications Bar Association summer stipends: Applications due March 14.
  • Peggy Browning Fund Fellowship Program: Applications due January 13.
  • Kegler, Brown 2011 Minority Merit Scholarship for 1Ls.
  • Janet D. Steiger Fellowship Project Summer 2012.
  • Perkins Coie Diversity Fellowship for 1Ls.
  • Harter Secrest & Emery LLP 2012 1L Diversity Scholars Program.
  • Vedder Price 1L Diversity Scholarship.
  • Chicago Schweitzer Fellows Program.
  • McAndrews, Held & Malloy Ltd. 2012 Diversity in Patent Law Fellowship Program.
  • Georgetown Law Clinical Teaching Fellowships.
  • Job fairs: Don't forget to report callbacks and offers!
  • PSLawNet: Public interest job postings and summer funding resource.
  • Updated Vermont Guide to State Judicial Clerkships.
  • 2011-12 Government Honors & Internship Handbook.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Commencement information:
    • Sign up for spring 2012 composite photo dates: February 7 to 9.
    • Information for out-of-town graduates.
    • Have a family member who's a graduate? Ask him or her to be your Alumni Legacy Hooder.
  • Class of 2012 Class Gift:
    • January 26: Join us for the Class Gift Kick-Off Event.
    • Your 2012 Class Gift Committee.
  • Work in the Alumni and Development Office!
    • The Office of Institutional Advancement is hiring for a part-time student support position.
  • Alumni Career Advisor Network: Search for an advisor.

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the Roddy Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Gates Memorial Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Honorable Dean Sodaro Memorial Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Kessler Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Rubenstein Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Geri and Ron Yonover Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Nordic Law Club of Chicago Scholarship. Deadline extended to January 6, 2012.
  • Apply now for the Michigan Auto Law Diversity Scholarship.
  • Submit essays now for the Institute for Justice Center for Judicial Engagement Law Student Essay Contest.
  • Submit essays now for the 2012 Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Contest.

IIT Center for Law & Business Bookstore  »

  • Help wanted.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic/Externships  »

  • Professor Richard Kling interviewed by NBC 5.
  • Tax Clinic Changes.
  • Professor Edward Kraus appointed to the HHS Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines.
  • Access2Practice Legal Externship Program information.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at
  • International Center hours and travel signatures.
  • 2011-12 Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law.
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • Help Desk holiday hours.
  • Student printing from remote locations now available.
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection Antivirus available for student use.
  • Using webmail in Internet Explorer 9.
  • Service alerts and news.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat6560.

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.
  • No current headlines.
Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice and Technology  »

  • Get valuable legal experience over winter break at the Self-Help Web Center.
  • Submit your letter of intent for the Certificate in Public Interest Law.

Institute for Law and the Workplace  »

  • 2011-12 Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • 2011 fall Chicago-Kent student hiring procedures.
  • 2011 biweekly pay calendar.
  • 2011 fall 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 in Admissions Office for spring 2012.
  • Join the Chicago-Kent Advocates.
  • Admissions office hours.

Continuing Legal and Professional Education  »

  • Upcoming CLE conferences.

Public Affairs  »

  • Publication of the Record resumes with January 16 issue.
  • Record templates available for students and staff.

Special Notices  »

  • Human Resources hours at the Downtown Campus.
Student Organizations

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Environmental Law Society  »

  • Save the date! The 2012 Great Lakes Environmental Law Symposium is on March 30, 2012.
  • JURIST call for content: Environmental law op-ed.
  • Apply for the Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 Legal Externship.
  • Enter the 2012 Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Contest.

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