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Headlines for the Week of January 18, 2016

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • Welcome back!
  • January 21: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Forum on Civil Rights and the Chicago Police Department.
  • Apply for newly announced alumni scholarships.
  • Meet alumni! Sign up for Alumni-Student ConneKtions Week.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Welcome back!
  • January 21: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Forum on Civil Rights and the Chicago Police Department.
  • January 18: Building closed.
  • Accessing your fall 2015 grades.
  • Applications for graduation.
  • Spring 2016 semester information:
    • Initial reading assignments.
    • Revised spring schedule (with classroom assignments).
    • Course information updates.
    • Trial Advocacy 1 section assignments.
    • Trial Advocacy 2 section assignments.
    • Exam schedule.
    • Adding and dropping courses.
    • Pass/fail elections.
    • 2015-16 academic calendar.
    • Graduating students: Reduced loads and tuition discounts.
  • Praxis Certificate: Enroll through February 9.
  • U-Passes for spring 2016.
  • Student health insurance.
  • Academic calendar for 2016-17.
  • IIT policy on firearms and weapons on campus.
  • Employment limitation.
  • Academic counseling.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Spring 2016 registration.
  • February 2: Graduation application deadline. (added 1/19/2016)
  • Official student withdrawal process.

Financial Aid  »

  • Spring 2016 disbursement schedule and step-by-step process.
  • Spring 2016 continuing student scholarships.
  • 3L students: Courses over 87 credits not eligible for federal financial aid.
  • 1L Your Way: Please email us about your enrollment intentions.

Student Accounting Office  »

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

Career Services  »

  • Information and announcements:
    • Community-based Federal Work Study available for spring 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.
  • Programming:
    • ILAO/PILI webinar: "How to Apply for Internships and Externships."
    • ABA Law Student Podcast: "Public Service Loan Forgiveness."
    • January 19 to 21: OSCAR program webinar
    • January 21: QuisLex tour and informational session.
    • January 27: Externships panel.
    • January 28: Corporate Counsel Night.
    • February 3: Preparing for the Midwest Public Interest Law Career Conference (MPILCC).
    • February 3 to 5: Mock interviews for the Midwest Public Interest Law Career Conference (MPILCC). 
    • February 3: Compliance Industry Trends and Careers. 
    • February 4: CBA YLS Cross-Cultural Lawyer Panel.
    • February 5: Relativity training for 3Ls and recent graduates. 
    • February 19: ABA Legal Career Development Expo.
    • February 22 to 26: Alumni-Student ConneKtions (ASCK) Week.
  • Employment opportunities:
    • Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) accepting applications for summer 2016 now.
    • Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) accepting applications for spring 2016 now.
    • Hispanic National Bar Association and Prudential Financial Inc. 1L Summer Internship Program. Applications due January 20.
    • National Association of Women Lawyers and Prudential Financial Inc. 1L Summer Internship Program. Applications due January 28.
    • Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Diversity Summer Internship Program. Applications due January 29.
    • Air Force JAG Corps Summer Externship Program. Applications due January 31.
    • SEC’s Summer 2016 Student Honors Program for 1Ls. Applications due February 1.
    • EPIC Internet Public Interest Opportunities Program (IPIOP) Summer Clerkships. Applications due February 5.
    • U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Office of the Chief Counsel, Legal Extern Program. Applications due February 28.
  • Fellowships and scholarships:
    • 2016 1L LCLD Scholars Program.
    • Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter Diversity Scholarship. Applications due January 22.
    • Finnegan Diversity Scholarship. Applications due January 25.
    • Chicago Schweitzer Fellowship Program. Applications due February 1.
    • Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps J.D. Program. Applications due February 29.
    • Fredrikson & Byron 1L Minority Scholarship Program. Applications due March 31.
    • McGuireWoods 1L Diversity Scholarship Program. Applications due May 27.
  • Job Fairs:
    • February 4: IIT Campus-Wide Career Fair.
    • February 6: Midwest Public Interest Law Career Conference (MPILCC).
    • April 29 and 30: Veterans' Legal Career Fair in Washington, D.C. 
  • Diversity:
    • 2016 1L LCLD Scholars Program.
    • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s 1L Individual Mentoring Program. Registration now open.
    • Hispanic National Bar Association and Prudential Financial Inc. 1L Summer Internship Program. Applications due January 20.
    • Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter Diversity Scholarship. Applications due January 22.
    • Finnegan Diversity Scholarship. Applications due January 25.
    • National Association of Women Lawyers and Prudential Financial Inc. 1L Summer internship program. Applications due January 28.
    • Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Diversity Summer Internship Program. Applications due January 29.
    • Fredrikson & Byron 1L Minority Scholarship Program. Applications due March 31.
    • McGuireWoods 1L Diversity Scholarship Program. Applications due May 27.
  • 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  »

  • Apply for the Alumni Board Scholarship.
  • Alumni-Student ConneKtions Week is on the horizon. Sign up now.
  • February 2: Prepare for ASCK Week with the General Counsel of Ulta.

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the Thrive Small Business Law Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Ayo and Iken Family Law Scholarship Award.

IIT Center for Law & Business Bookstore  »

  • Faculty and adjuncts: Book orders are due.
 
Academics & Student Programs
  • Law Offices spring 2016: Some spots still 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.
  • February 9: Certificate programs informational gathering.
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Information Technology Services (ITS)  »

  • Help Desk exam and holiday hours.
  • Print balances reset on January 19.
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection now available for Windows 10.
  • Office 2016 for Windows now available for download.
  • 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  »

  • Catalog maintenance.
  • 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

From the Faculty Committee on Student Vocational Efforts  »

  • February 2: Prepare for ASCK Week with the General Counsel of Ulta.
Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice & Technology  »

  • 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.
  • February 9: Certificate programs informational gathering.
  • Check out new Oyez.
  • Know the latest SCOTUS news. Sign up for our newsletter. (added 1/19/2016)
  • Podcasts. (added 1/19/2016)
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Building and library hours for the spring 2016 semester. (added 1/19/2016)
  • Bookstore hours.
  • Bike rental program: Share CyCKles Bicycle Rentals.
  • Spring 2016 procedures for hiring students and part-time temporary "non-benefits-eligible" staff.
  • 2016 biweekly pay calendar.
  • 2016 monthly 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  »

  • March 22: The 37th annual Kenneth M. Piper Lecture.
  • April 14 and 15: The 33rd annual Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation Conference. Volunteers wanted.
  • April 29: The 3rd annual eDiscovery Institute.
  • May 19: The 35th annual Federal Tax Institute. Volunteers wanted.
  • June 9: The 35th annual Conference on Not-for-Profit Organizations. Volunteers wanted.

Public Affairs  »

  • Record templates available for staff.

Special Notices  »

  • Human Resources hours at the Downtown Campus.
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