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Headlines for the Week of August 13, 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  »

  • Fall 2012 initial reading assignments and course materials.
  • Spring 2012 CALI Awards.
  • Spring 2012 class ranks and GPA cut-offs.
  • Consider taking Appellate Courts and Procedure.
  • Advanced Legislative Advocacy.
  • Opportunity to take classes at Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Fall 2012 registration.
  • Official student withdrawal process.

Student Services

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

Financial Aid  »

  • Fall 2012 disbursement schedule.
  • Fall scholarship status.
  • Change in proof of citizenship confirmation policy: Original copy required in person.
  • Graduating in December 2012, or less than half-time enrollment in spring 2013? Please notify our office of your enrollment intentions.
  • Don't forget to accept your awards.
  • Still haven't received your 2012-13 financial aid award?
  • Continuing student scholarships for 2012-13.

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.
  • OCI interview schedules are now live and available for viewing.
  • Be sure to check OCI interview schedules for changes to rooms, times, interviewers, etc.
  • ABA Minority Trial Lawyer Committee seeks law student contributors for its website.
  • September 21: Cook County State's Attorney's Office Minority Law Students Reception.
  • Faegre, Baker, Daniels LLP Diversity Fellowship.
  • Just the Beginning Foundation "Share the Wealth Law Clerk Program."
  • 2013 Reed Smith Diversity Scholars Summer Program.
  • AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee Minority Outreach Program.
  • Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair: Register and apply with employers August 15 through September 13.
  • 2013 Equal Justice Works Fellowship application is now open.
  • 2012-13 Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellowship opportunities now posted.
  • American Civil Liberties Union Foundation Women's Rights Fellowship 2013.
  • 2013-14 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Competition.
  • 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.
  • August 16: Lavender Law webchat.
  • Register now: LGBT Bar Association Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair, August 23 to 25.
  • 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.
  • 2012-13 Government Honors & Internship Handbook.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Class of 2013: Join the Class Gift Committee!
  • Chicago-Kent's new Student/Alumni Board.
  • August 14: Law Review Student & Alumni Reception.

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the Robinson Family Companies Scholarships.
  • Apply now for the American Association for Justice Law Student Scholarships.
Academics & Student Programs
  • Open Government Blog: "Open Government Under Siege in Chicago Public Schools Elections."
  • Fall 2012 externship (for credit only): Internal Revenue Service, Office of Chief Counsel.
  • 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  »

  • Outlook no longer supported.
  • We have transitioned to Google Apps.
  • Connecting to wireless.
  • ExamSoft ready for download, summer 2012.
  • Accessing Web for Students.
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection Antivirus available for student use.
  • 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.
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 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  »

  • 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 20 issue.
  • Record templates available for students and staff.

Special Notices  »

  • Human Resources hours at the Downtown Campus.
Student Organizations

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Sportfeasors  »

  • September 13: Race Judicata.

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