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Headlines for the Week of November 2, 2015

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • Congratulations to our Tournament of Champions team for finishing in the top four.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • November 10: ASP workshop: "Preparing For and Taking Exams."
  • 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. 
  • Preliminary spring 2016 schedule.
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar  »

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

Financial Aid  »

  • Loan exit counseling in December for fall semester graduates.
  • 1L Your Way: Please email your spring semester enrollment intentions to our office.
  • November 18: Fall deadline for missing documentation/additional requests.
  • 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.

Student Accounting Office  »

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

Career Services  »

  • Information and announcements:
    • Semester Law Firm Associate Program application deadline extended until Monday, November 2.
    • Community-based Federal Work Study available 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."
    • November 3: CBA YLS Cook County Circuit Court Walk Through.
    • November 4: Second annual Evening with Anita Alvarez: An Up-Close Look at the Criminal Law Profession.
    • November 4: CBA YLS IP Section Program: "Beyond Hacking: Computer Fraud and Abuse Act."
    • November 5: Practice Tracks.
    • November 9: Women's Bar Association of Illinois Law Student Meet and Greet.
    • November 9: Peggy Browning Fund Fellowships: Protecting Workers' Rights.
    • November 10: Meet the Public Services Employers Reception.
    • November 10: Immigration Career Panel.
    • November 11: Chicago Schweitzer Fellowship Program.
    • November 16: SBA 10 Under 10.
    • November 17: Government Speed Networking.
    • November 18: JIOP/ACC Panel.
    • November 19: Law Practice Management Career Panel.
    • December 11:  Sixth annual Circuit Court Boot Camp: "A Practical Trial Litigation Skills Program." Register by October 29.
  • Employment opportunities:
    • Semester Law Firm Associate Program application deadline extended until Monday, November 2.
    • Law Office In-House Clinics: Spring 2016 applications now open.
    • Access2Practice Legal Externship Program for spring 2016.
    • 2016 City of Chicago Mayor's Office Fellowship Program: Applications due November 4.
    • Federal work study available at government/legal aid organizations, spring 2015. Apply now.
    • Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) accepting summer applications from 2Ls now.
    • Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) accepting applications for spring 2015 now.
    • JTBF Summer Judicial Internship Diversity Project for summer 2016.
  • Fellowships and scholarships:
    • Faegre Baker Daniels 2L Diversity Fellowship. Application now available.
    • Sidley Austin LLP Diversity Scholarship.
    • Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship for Law Students. Applications due January 11.
    • 2016 EPIC Law Fellowship. Applications due November 2.
  • 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.
    • Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship for Law Students. Applications due January 11.
    • JTBF Summer Judicial Internship Diversity Project for summer 2016.
  • 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  »

  • Student organizations: Want to connect with alumni?

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the South Suburban Association Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Zavodnick, Zavodnick & Lasky LLC Award.
  • Apply now for the Lamber Goodnow Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Business Plan for Students with Disabilities Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Goodman Acker PC Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Apartment List Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Goldberg Weisman Cairo Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Chapman LLC Scholarship Award.
 
Academics & Student Programs
  • Law Offices spring 2016 applications are available.
  • Spring 2016 Semester Law Firm Associate Program applications, due November 2.
  • Access2Practice Legal Externship Program for spring 2016.
  • Law Offices student argues before U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
  • Judicial Externship: Securing Your Own Externship.
  • 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.
Faculty

Faculty News  »

  • No current announcements.
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.
  • 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  »

  • November 5: An informative and thought-provoking presentation by Patty Gerstenblith: "Armed Conflict and Cultural Heritage: Preserving the Past for the Future."

Intellectual Property Law Society  »

  • November 5: Gastro Intellectual Property Symposium: "Legal Issues in the Craft Beer Industry."

Student Animal Legal Defense Fund  »

  • Clerkship opportunity.

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