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Headlines for the Week of October 19, 2015

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • Represent Chicago-Kent on the Student Alumni Board.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Flu shots.
  • Fall 2015 final exams:
    • Exam schedule and exam number.
    • October 22 to November 2: Exam conflict/reschedule requests.
    • October 22 to November 2: Exam method registration.
    • Notices about exams on computer.
    • Availability of professors' old exams.
  • October 22 to November 2: Change of division requests.
  • 1L Your Way. 
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Fall 2015 final exams.
  • Pass/fail revocation: Deadline is December 4.
  • Official student withdrawal process.

Financial Aid  »

  • October 22: Real-World Finances Workshop.
  • Graduating in the fall semester or enrolled less than half-time in the spring semester? Please notify our office of your enrollment intentions and find out how it impacts your aid. 
  • A note for 3L students.
  • Bar study loan information.
  • Don't forget to accept your awards.

Student Accounting Office  »

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

Career Services  »

  • Information and announcements:
    • Community-based Federal Work Study svailable for spring 2016: Deadline to apply is January 8, 2016.
    • Mandatory 1L Legal Resume and Cover Letter Workshops.
    • Public Interest Resource Center (PIRC) hosts office hours in the CSO.
    • CareerShift.
    • Mandatory meetings for 2Ls and 3Ls.
    • Free ABA memberships for students.
  • Fall recruiting:
    • Fall recruiting: Please report callbacks and offers!
  • Programming:
    • ILAO/PILI webinar: "How to Apply for Internships and Externships."
    • October 19 to 23: ConneCKtions at Dinner Week.
    • October 20: "Exploring Careers in Small and Midsize Firms."
    • October 21: "Exploring Careers in Prosecution."
    • October 21: Lunch with a Judge.
    • October 22: CBA YLS Social Hour.
    • October 22: An Evening with the CIA.
    • October 23: Alumni/Student Public Service Reception, Washington, D.C.
    • October 23:  Movies on Trial: My Cousin Vinny, movie screening and networking event held at Chicago-Kent.
    • October 26 to 30: CBA/CBF 2015 Pro Bono Week.
    • October 27: Student-to-Student Career Fair.
    • October 29: 22nd annual Pro Bono & Community Service Fair.
    • October 29: Women's Bar Association Young Lawyers Panel: "Strategizing from the Start."
    • November 5: Practice Tracks.
    • November 10: Meet the Public Services Employers Reception.
    • November 16: SBA 5 Under 5.
    • November 17: Government Speed Networking.
    • November 18: JIOP/ACC Panel.
    • December 11:  Sixth annual Circuit Court Boot Camp: "A Practical Trial Litigation Skills Program." Register by October 29.
  • Employment opportunities:
    • 2016 City of Chicago Mayor's Office Fellowship Program: Applications due November 4.
    • PILI 2015: Apply now!
  • Job fairs:
    • Equal Justice Works 2015 Virtual Conference and Career Fair.
  • Fellowships and scholarships:
    • Faegre Baker Daniels 2L Diversity Fellowship. Application now available.
    • Sidley Austin LLP Diversity Scholarship.
  • Diversity:
    • Faegre Baker Daniels 2L Diversity Fellowship. Application now available.
    • Sidley Austin LLP Diversity Scholarship.
    • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s 1L Individual Mentoring Program. Registration now open.
  • Resources:
    • Government Honors & Internship Handbook and Public Policy Handbook: Log-in now available.
    • 2015-16 PSJD Comprehensive Fellowship Guide.
    • Equal Justice Works' student debt e-book: Take Control of Your Future: A Guide to Managing Your Student Debt.
    • CSO resources.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • October 19 to 23: ConneKtions @ Dinner Week. 
  • Student organizations: Want to connect with alumni?

Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Multicultural Affairs and Professional Development  »

  • October 22: Salsa contest.

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the McLean County Bar Association Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Goodman Acker PC Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Apartment List Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Diversity Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Goldberg Weisman Cairo Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Single Parent Student Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the HotelsCheap Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Chapman LLC Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the North American Van Lines Scholarship Award.

IIT Center for Law & Business Bookstore  »

  • Faculty: Submit book your orders.
 
Academics & Student Programs
  • Law Offices spring 2016 applications are available.
  • Law Offices student argues before U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
  • Professor Richard Kling is quoted in a Chicago Sun-Times article.
  • Professor Dan Coyne chosen to screen applications for Burge reparations.
  • Professor Richard Kling is interviewed by several national and local media outlets about Dennis Hastert.
  • Professor Dan Coyne interviewed by the Sun-Times about upcoming fraud trial.
  • 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 in-house clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at www.kentlaw.iit.edu/legal-clinics.
  • For a description of all externship programs, please visit the Externship Program home page at www.kentlaw.iit.edu/externships.
  • International Center Downtown Campus hours and travel signatures.
  • 2015-16 Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition.
  • 2015-16 Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition.
Computing & Information Services

Information Technology Services (ITS)  »

  • Symantec Endpoint Protection now available for Windows 10.
  • Office 2016 for Windows now available for download.
  • Fall 2015 Help Desk hours.
  • Microsoft Office 365 download information.
  • ITS announcements.
  • Best Practices: Safeguarding your computer from phishing attacks, hackers, etc.
  • Connect to IIT-Secure wireless network with Chicago-Kent email address.
  • How to change and sync your password.
  • Eduroam available at Chicago-Kent.
  • Student printing from remote locations available.
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection Antivirus available for student use.
  • Service alerts and news.
  • Security updates and spam.
  • IIT print channel is for Main Campus printing only and not for use at the Downtown Campus.
  • Weekly maintenance schedule.

Library  »

  • Take a virtual tour of the library.
  • Library hours.
  • Become a fan of the library: Find us on Facebook!
  • General library policies.

Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)  »

  • CALI Lessons: Free study materials for law students.
Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice & Technology  »

  • Self-Help Web Center at the Daley Center seeks shift managers for the fall.
  • Looking for legal experience? Sign up now to get a position at the Self-Help Web Center.
  • 2015-16 Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Revised fall building and library hours.
  • Special hours for Open House Chicago visitor tours, October 17 and 18.
  • Bookstore hours.
  • DTC Cashier/Student Accounting Office hours.
  • Bike rental program: Share CyCKles Bicycle Rentals.
  • Fall 2015 procedures for hiring students and part-time temporary "non-benefits-eligible" staff.
  • 2015 biweekly pay calendar.
  • Fall 2015 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  »

  • November 6: "Exposed: Privacy, Security and the Smart City."
  • December 4: The 31st annual Illinois Public Sector Labor Relations Law Conference.
  • Upcoming CLE conferences.

Public Affairs  »

  • 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 record@kentlaw.iit.edu by noon on Thursdays for the following Monday's issue.

The Art and Cultural Property Law Society  »

  • October 22: Woman in Gold and Art of the Steel screening.

Chicago-Kent Lamdas  »

  • October 23: Inter-Law School LGBTQ Social.

Environmental Law Society  »

  • October 28 to 31: 23rd Conference of the ABA's Section of Environmental, Energy and Resources Law.

Health Law Society  »

  • October 20: Personal Injury Panel. 

Hispanic-Latino Law Students Association  »

  • October 22: Salsa contest.

Intellectual Property Law Society  »

  • October 28: Strategies for Business and Law: Is It Patent Eligible?

Student Animal Legal Defense Fund  »

  • Clerkship opportunity.
  • October 29: SALDF's Halloween Contest: Pet Edition.

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