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Headlines for the Weeks of June 4 & 11, 2012

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • Enjoy summer!

Ask the Dean  »

  • What are your plans for the summer?
  • What is your preferred form of relaxation over the summer?
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Notices to graduating seniors:
    • Email and network accounts.
    • Clearing out lockers.
  • Dean's certificate for Illinois bar.
  • Bar exams in other jurisdictions.
  • Opportunity to take classes at Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Transcripts and miscellaneous forms.
  • Fall 2012 registration.
  • Summer 2012 class schedule and registration.
  • U-Pass for the summer 2012 term.
  • Dean's certificate for Illinois bar.
  • Official student withdrawal process.

Student Services

  • Student health insurance information.
  • Academic Resource Library.
  • Student business cards.
  • Counseling Center information.

Financial Aid  »

  • Continuing student scholarships for 2012-13.
  • Summer disbursement schedule.
  • Summer term financial aid information.

Bursar's Office  »

  • New cashier office hours.
  • Financial aid refunds.
  • How to receive your Perkins Loan.

Career Services  »

  • Opt in to Résumé Books now.
  • CSO open all summer long.
  • Listserv registration and testing.
  • Make-up procedures for "What's Next for Fall."
  • Women Everywhere: Partners in Service Project.
  • Equal Justice Works Educational Debt Relief summer 2012 webinar schedule.
  • Just the Beginning Foundation "Share the Wealth Law Clerk Program."
  • Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship application due June 22.
  • 2013 Reed Smith Diversity Scholars Summer Program.
  • Latham & Watkins Diversity Scholars Program for 1L Students.
  • AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee Minority Outreach Program.
  • 2013-14 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Competition.
  • Equal Justice Works Fellowship Programs.
  • Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association: Writing competition for students interested in securities arbitration and securities law.
  • 2012 Shannon Bybee Scholarship Award from the International Association of Gaming Advisors.
  • Register now: Minnesota Minority Recruitment Conference.
  • Register now: Boston Lawyers Group's annual Job Fair for Law Students of Color, August 1.
  • Register now: LGBT Bar Association Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair, August 23 to 25.
  • Register now: 2012 Rocky Mountain Diversity Legal Career Fair, September 14.
  • Register now: 2012 Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair in Kansas City, Mo., August 3 and 4.
  • Register now: 8th annual IMPACT Career Fair for Law Students and Attorneys with Disabilities in Washington, D.C., August 3.
  • Register now: Indianapolis Bar Association Diversity Job Fair, July 26 and 27.
  • Save the date: National Black Prosecutors Association 2012 Job Fair, July 31.
  • 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  »

  • Class of 2012:
    • Video and photos from the Commencement ceremony.
    • Alumni website registration and directory access.
    • July 25: Post-Bar Party.
    • Class of 2012 Class Gift: Thank you to our donors!

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the 2012 Just the Beginning Foundation Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Robinson Family Companies Scholarships.
  • Apply now for the American Association for Justice Law Student Scholarships.
  • Apply now for the Polish Women's Civic Club Inc. Scholarships.
  • Apply now for the Darleen J. and Robert L. Walker Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Women Trial Lawyers Caucus of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) Mike Eidson Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Get Prepped LSAT Prep Law School Scholarship.
Academics & Student Programs
  • Open Government Blog: "Open Government Under Siege in Chicago Public Schools Elections."
  • Fall 2012 environmental law externship.
  • Fleishman Award winners announced.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at
  • International Center hours and travel signatures.
  • Sandra P. Zemm Labor Law Prize 2012 winner announced.
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • We have transitioned to Google Apps. (added 6/4/2012)
  • Connecting to wireless.
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection Antivirus available for student use.
  • Using webmail in Internet Explorer 9.
  • Service alerts and news.

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 announcements.
Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice and Technology  »

  • Sign up now for a summer Self-Help Web Center position.

Institute for Law and the Workplace  »

  • Sandra P. Zemm Labor Law Prize 2012 winner announced.

Institute for Science, Law and Technology  »

  • Full-time research assistants needed for summer 2012.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Summer 2012 building and library hours.
  • 2012 summer Chicago-Kent student hiring procedures.
  • 2012 biweekly pay calendar.
  • 2012 spring 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  »

  • Join the Chicago-Kent Advocates.
  • Admissions office hours.

Continuing Legal and Professional Education  »

  • June 7: 31st annual Conference on Not-For-Profit Organizations. Volunteers needed!
  • Upcoming CLE conferences.

Public Affairs  »

  • Summer 2012 publication schedule.
  • Record templates available for students and staff.

Special Notices  »

  • Human Resources hours at the Downtown Campus.
Student Organizations

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