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Headlines for the Weeks of August 4 & 11, 2014

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • Welcome, international LL.M. and exchange students!
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Fall 2014 initial reading assignments and course materials.
  • Opportunity to take classes at Loyola and DePaul.
  • Summer 2014 exams:
    • Exam schedule.
    • Availability of professors' old exams.
    • Exam emergencies.
    • Consulting laptops/tablet computers during exams.
    • Cellphones during exams.
    • Exam method notices.
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Summer office hours.
  • Fall 2014 term information.
  • Official student withdrawal process.

Financial Aid  »

  • Effective October 1: Loan origination fee increase.
  • Effective July 1: Increased student loan interest rates.
  • FAFSA 2014-15 reminder.

Student Accounting Office  »

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

Career Services  »

  • Federal work study for fall 2014. Apply now!
  • OCI interview schedules go live August 8.
  • Be sure to check OCI interview schedules for changes in rooms, times, interviewers, etc.
  • August 21: DCBA August Happy Hour.
  • August 6: Meet Edelson at the Beach.
  • PILI fall 2014: Apply now!
  • Calling all 3Ls: Attorney General's Honors Program for Entry-Level Attorneys. Apply now!
  • Equal Justice Works 2015 Fellowship application. Apply now!
  • Reed Smith's 2014 Diverse Scholars Program.
  • Sidley Austin LLP Diversity Scholarship.
  • Latham & Watkins Diversity Scholars Program.
  • Franczek Radelet LEADS Fellowship Program.
  • Register now: Lavender Law Career Fair.
  • Register now: Hispanic National Bar Association's annual Convention and Career Fair.
  • 2014 Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair.
  • Skadden Fellowship info session audio file available.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Student orgs: Partner with the Alumni Association.
  • Chicago-Kent Alumni Advisor Network: Login instructions for students.

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the DirectTV Explore More Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the SEO Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Bond & Botes Financial Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Boomer Benefits Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the 2014 d'Oliveira & Associates Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Clark Law Office Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the 401K Business Financing Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Jan Egerton and Don Smitley Mesothelioma Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Olshan Foundation Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Carole Bailey Law Scholarship.
  • Check out the Minority Students Guide to College Affordability.
  • Apply now for the Waechter Medical-Legal Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Brett Murphy Law Firm Future Leaders Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Console & Hollawell Legal Leaders Scholarship.
  • Apply now for CustomMade Law Scholarships.
  • Apply now for the NerdWallet Law Scholarship.

IIT Center for Law & Business Bookstore  »

  • New bookstore manager.
Academics & Student Programs
  • Access2Practice Legal Externship Program information for 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
  • International Center hours and travel signatures.
  • 2014 Sandra P. Zemm Labor Law Prize winner announced.
  • New entries this week:
    • The Expert Institute Legal Blog Writing Contest.
    • Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law Essay Contest.
    • Richmond Journal of Law and Technology Student Law and Technology Writing Competition.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • Google Hangouts available for Chicago-Kent Google accounts.
  • Cisco AnyConnect VPN client for iOS update available.
  • Apple ends support of Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard.
  • Help Desk summer 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.
  • 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  »

  • July 29 to August 15: Summer intersession hours.
  • 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.
  • No current announcements.
Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice & Technology  »

  • Standardized Court Forms come to Illinois!
  • CALI and CAJT unveil new course project.
  • 2014 Sandra P. Zemm Labor Law Prize winner announced.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • July 29 to August 15: Summer intersession building and library hours.
  • Summer building and library hours.
  • Bookstore hours.
  • DTC Cashier/Student Accounting Office hours.
  • Spak summer hours.
  • Bike rental program: Share CyCKles Bicycle Rentals.
  • Summer 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  »

  • Upcoming CLE conferences.

Public Affairs  »

  • The Record returns to weekly publication schedule with the August 18 issue.
  • Record templates available for staff.

Special Notices  »

  • Human Resources hours at the Downtown Campus.
Student Organizations

Student Organizations: Please send your Record headlines and the full announcements to by noon on Thursdays for the following Monday's issue.

Journal of Environmental and Energy Law (JEEL)  »

  • JEEL is seeking applicants for its executive board and for staff editing positions.


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