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Headlines for the Week of May 5, 2014

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • Good luck with exams!
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Spring 2014 final exams:
    • Exam schedule.
    • Availability of professors' old exams.
    • Exam emergencies.
    • Take-home exams.
    • Consulting laptops/tablet computers during exams.
    • Cell phones during exams.
    • Access to computer labs during exams.
    • Exam method notices.
  • Notice about U-Passes.
  • Summer 2014 term information:
    • Loyola/DePaul exchange.
    • Add/drop period.
    • Schedule changes.
    • Classroom assignments.
    • Initial reading assignments.
    • Pass/fail elections.
    • U-Passes for the summer term.
  • Fall 2014 term information:
    • Add/drop period.
    • Schedule changes.
    • Initial reading assignments and course materials.
    • Graduating students: Reduced loads and tuition discounts.
    • Pass/fail limitations.
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Spring 2014 final exams.
  • Summer 2014 registration.
  • Fall 2014 registration.
  • Official student withdrawal process.
  • Transcript processing during exams.

Financial Aid  »

  • Reminder to spring graduates: Online exit counseling.
  • Summer full-tuition scholarships.
  • 2014-15 scholarships for continuing students.
  • Changes to federal work study awarding effective summer 2014.
  • Summer financial aid.
  • FAFSA 2014-15 reminder.

Student Accounting Office  »

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

Career Services  »

  • Summer Résumé Books now open for rising 2Ls and 3Ls.
  • Make-up procedures for "What's Next for Fall: Rising 2Ls." (Required program for current 1Ls.)
  • Make-up procedures for "What's Next for Fall: Rising 3Ls." (Required program for current 2Ls.)
  • Online viewing instructions for "Recent Graduates Find Success," a March 11 program for graduating 3Ls/4Ls.
  • Federal work study for summer 2014. Apply now!
  • Summer 2014: All-Access to Lexis Advance.
  • Fall Recruiting (OCI): Important dates.
  • May 8: Chicago Foundation for Women's "Speed Mentoring" Program.
  • May 13: "Finding Your Practice Area" Program.
  • 2014 McGuireWoods Diversity Scholarship Program.
  • 2014 Buckfire & Buckfire Diversity Scholarship.
  • Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship.
  • Reed Smith's 2014 Diverse Scholars Program.
  • Register now for CCBA Minority Job Fair.
  • Save the date: Minnesota Minority Recruitment Conference.
  • Register now: 2014 Rocky Mountain Diversity Legal Career Fair.
  • Register now: Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair.
  • Save the date: Bay Area Diversity Career Fair.
  • Register now: National Black Prosecutors Association Annual Job Fair.
  • Register now: Boston Lawyers Group's annual Job Fair for Law Students of Color.
  • Register now: 2014 IndyBar Diversity Job Fair.
  • Save the date: Northwest Minority Job Fair.
  • Register now: Lavender Law Career Fair.
  • Skadden Fellowship info session audio file available.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Class of 2014 Commencement information:
    • Grad Fest is tomorrow, May 6.
    • Support the Class Gift.
    • Ticket information now available online.
  • Student orgs: Partner with the Alumni Association.
  • Chicago-Kent Alumni Advisor Network: Login instructions for students.

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the 401K Business Financing Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Jan Egerton and Don Smitley Mesothelioma Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard PC Law School Scholarship Essay Contest.
  • Apply now for the Chicago Bar Foundation 2014 Abraham Lincoln Marovitz Public Interest Law Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Albert Pick Jr. Fund Law Student Scholarship Program.
  • Apply now for the DuPage County Bar Foundation Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Reiff & Bily Legal Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Dwyer Williams Potter Attorneys Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Olshan Foundation Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Just Walkers Mobility Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Carole Bailey Law Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Cliffside Malibu Foundation Scholarships.
  • Check out the Minority Students Guide to College Affordability.
  • Apply now for the Waechter Medical-Legal Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Essex County Bar Association Biunno Scholarship Program.
  • Apply now for the DuPage County Chapter of the Justinian Society of Lawyers Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Polish American Advocates Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the ItaliaRail Study Abroad in Italy Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Brett Murphy Law Firm Future Leaders Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the 2014-15 Darleen J. and Robert L. Walker Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Elkus, Sisson & Rosenstein PC Academic Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Console & Hollawell Legal Leaders Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Crosner Legal Scholarship Contest.
  • Apply now for the Buckfire & Buckfire PC Law School Diversity Scholarship.
  • Apply now for CustomMade Law Scholarships.
  • Apply now for the NerdWallet Law Scholarship.

IIT Center for Law & Business Bookstore  »

  • Like us on Facebook to enter to win free study aids.
Academics & Student Programs
  • Access2Practice Legal Externship Program information for summer and fall 2014.
  • Fox News interviews Professor Richard Kling about purchasing legal services on Groupon.
  • Interview with Professor Richard Kling about the 1963 March on Washington.
  • Clinical faculty member in the news.
  • Law Offices staff attorney on ABC News.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at www.kentlaw.iit.edu/legal-clinics.
  • International Center hours and travel signatures.
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • Exam software, SofTest, now available for download.
  • Google Hangouts now available for Chicago-Kent Google accounts.
  • Cisco AnyConnect VPN client for iOS update available.
  • Help Desk spring 2014 exam hours.
  • New printing system, Papercut, launched.
  • Apple ends support of Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard.
  • Help Desk spring 2014 hours.
  • Windows XP no longer supported.
  • Eduroam available at Chicago-Kent.
  • Mac display adapters available for loan.
  • Connecting to the wireless network.
  • Student printing from remote locations available.
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection Antivirus available for student use.
  • Windows and Mac Office media available for students to purchase online.
  • Service requests.
  • Service alerts and news.
  • IIT print channel is for Main Campus printing only and not for use at the Downtown Campus.
  • Weekly maintenance schedule.

Library  »

  • May 3 to 16: Final exam hours.
  • May 17 and 18: Commencement weekend hours.
  • Restricted access for outside visitors during final exams.
  • 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 for law students.
Faculty
  • No current announcements.
Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice & Technology  »

  • Summer fellowship positions available.
  • Standardized Court Forms come to Illinois!
  • CALI and CAJT unveil new course project.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Spring building and library hours.
  • Bookstore hours.
  • DTC Cashier/Student Accounting Office hours.
  • Bike rental program: Share CyCKles Bicycle Rentals.
  • Spring 2014 procedures for hiring students and part-time temporary "non-benefits-eligible" staff.
  • 2013-14 biweekly pay calendar.
  • 2014 spring semester discount parking for DTC faculty, staff and students.
  • Defibrillator at the Downtown Campus.
  • Downtown Campus safety tips.
  • Shuttle bus schedule.
  • Administration and Finance office hours.
  • Online room reservation form.

Admissions  »

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

Continuing Legal and Professional Education  »

  • June 5: 33rd annual Conference on Not-For-Profit Organizations. Volunteers needed!
  • June 13: Hot Topics in Contemporary Labor Relations Law. Volunteers needed!
  • Upcoming CLE conferences.

Public Affairs  »

  • Last Record issue of the spring term is May 12.
  • Summer 2014 publication schedule.
  • Record templates available for staff.

Special Notices  »

  • Human Resources hours at the Downtown Campus.
Student Organizations

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