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Headlines for the Weeks of June 5 & 12, 2017

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • Enjoy summer!
Student Services

Assistant Dean Stephen Sowle  »

  • Law Review summer candidacy program.
  • Notice to May 2017 graduating seniors:
    • Email, network and print accounts.
    • Clearing out lockers.
    • Student health insurance.
  • Dean's certificate for Illinois bar.
  • Bar exams in other jurisdictions.
  • Spring 2017 grade submissions.
  • Fall 2017 registration:
    • Add/drop period.
    • Waitlist for Professor Shapiro's Constitutional Law section.
    • Waitlist for Ethics and Advocacy.
    • Initial reading assignments and course materials.
    • Exam information.
    • Graduating students: Reduced loads and tuition discounts.
    • Pass/fail limitations.
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Fall 2017 registration.
  • Unofficial transcript policy.
  • Official student withdrawal process.

Financial Aid  »

  • Summer scholarships applied: Reduce 2017-18 eligibility. Email us to opt out.
  • Summer financial aid.
  • Federal loan exit counseling.
  • Complete FAFSA 2017-18.

Student Accounting Office  »

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

Career Services  »

  • Information and announcements:
    • Make an appointment!
    • Mandatory 1L Legal Resume and Cover Letter Workshops.
    • Mandatory meetings for 2Ls and 3Ls.
    • Interview preparation and mock interviews available through the CSO.
    • Free ABA memberships for students.
    • CSO open all summer long.
    • Listserv registration and testing.
    • Community-based Federal Work Study available for summer 2017. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.
  • Fall recruiting:
    • Mark your calendar: Fall recruiting important dates.
    • June 6: Mandatory fall recruiting meeting.
  • Programming:
    • June 6: Mandatory fall recruiting meeting.
    • June 7: CBA Young Lawyers Section annual meeting.
    • June 15: CBA Young Lawyers Section June Social.
    • June 15: DLA Piper's Professional Development and Diversity & Inclusion hosts "A Conversation with Hillary Smith," general counsel for Square (for 1Ls). RSVP by June 8.
    • June 19: Skadden Chicago's Diverse Student Rising 2L Reception.
    • June 22: PracticePro Chicago Career Conference & Diversity Reception.
    • July 15: CCBA Minority Job Fair Preparation Workshop.
  • Employment opportunities:
    • Air Force JAG Corps 2017 Fall Externship. Applications due June 23.
    • U.S. Attorney's Office (Chicago) Spring 2018 Law Student Intern Program. Applications due September 5.
  • Fellowships and scholarships:
    • 2018 Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship. Applications due June 16.
    • Reed Smith Diverse Scholars Program. Applications due July 24.
    • Roscoe Trimmier Jr. Diversity Scholarship. Applications due August 31.
    • Bryan Cave Diversity Scholarship for 2Ls. Applications due August 31.
  • Job fairs:
    • July 18: National Black Prosecutors Association Annual Job Fair. Registration deadline is July 1.
    • July 29: 13th annual Bay Area Diversity Career Fair (San Francisco, CA). Registration deadline is June 18.
    • August 2 to 4: National LGTB Bar Association Annual Conference & Career Fair. Registration deadline is July 19.
    • August 3 and 4: 2017 Patent Law Interview Program.
    • August 4 and 5: 13th annual Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair. Registration deadline is June 23.
    • August 11: Cook County Bar Association Minority Job Fair. Bidding deadline is June 8.
    • August 14 and 15: 2017 IndyBar Diversity Job Fair. Registration deadline is July 1.
    • September 8: 2017 HNBA Career Fair. Registration available on August 1.
  • Diversity:
    • 2018 Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship. Applications due June 16.
    • June 22: PracticePro Chicago Career Conference & Diversity Reception.
    • July 18: National Black Prosecutors Association Annual Job Fair. Registration deadline is July 1.
    • Reed Smith Diverse Scholars Program. Applications due July 24.
    • July 29: 13th annual Bay Area Diversity Career Fair (San Francisco, CA). Registration deadline is June 18.
    • August 2 to 4: National LGTB Bar Association Annual Conference & Career Fair. Registration deadline is July 19.
    • August 4 and 5: 13th annual Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair. Registration deadline is June 23.
    • August 11: Cook County Bar Association Minority Job Fair. Bidding deadline is June 8.
    • August 14 and 15: 2017 IndyBar Diversity Job Fair. Registration deadline is July 1.
    • Roscoe Trimmier Jr. Diversity Scholarship. Applications due August 31.
    • Bryan Cave Diversity Scholarship for 2Ls. Applications due August 31.
    • September 8: 2017 HNBA Career Fair. Registration available on August 1.
  • Resources:
    • Government Honors & Internship Handbook and Public Policy Handbook: Log-in now available.
    • 2016-17 PSJD Comprehensive Fellowship Guide.
    • 2016-17 Chicago-area law firms list.
    • Equal Justice Works' student debt e-book: Take Control of Your Future: A Guide to Managing Your Student Debt.
    • ABA Student Loan Best Practices in the Face of Political Change.
    • ABA Law Student Podcast: Public Service Loan Forgiveness.
    • CareerShift.
    • Practising Law Institute (PLI).
    • CBA YLS Webinar: Illinois Bar Exam Bootcamp.
    • CSO resources.
    • Chicago Bar Association Career Center.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Connect with the Chicago-Kent College of Law Alumni Association on LinkedIn.
  • Student Organizations: Want to connect with alumni?

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the Walker Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Illinois Judges Foundation Harold Sullivan Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Gerben Law PLLC Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Christensen & Hymas Married Student Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the NerdWallet Law Scholarship Award.
Academics & Student Programs
  • C-K Law Group In-House Clinic fall applications still being accepted.
  • Certificate Programs: Applications still being accepted.
  • Access2Practice Legal Externship Program.
  • New certificate program.
  • Professor Kling is interviewed on WGN-TV.
  • Intensive Clinic.
  • Law Offices Newsletter.
  • Law Offices student argues before U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
  • In the news: Articles featuring clinical faculty.
  • 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.
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Information Technology Services (ITS)  »

  • Summer 2017 Help Desk hours.
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection now available for Windows 10.
  • Microsoft Office 365 download information.
  • ITS announcements.
  • Best Practices: Safeguarding your computer from phishing attacks, hackers, etc.
  • Connect to IIT-Secure wireless network with your 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
  • No current announcements.
Institutes & Centers
  • Winner of the 2017 Sandra P. Zemm Labor Law Prize.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Summer building and library hours.
  • Spakateria hours.
  • Bookstore hours.
  • Final exam hours for building and library.
  • Bike rental program: Share CyCKles Bicycle Rentals.
  • Summer 2017 procedures for hiring students and part-time and temporary "non-benefits-eligible" staff.
  • 2017 biweekly pay calendar.
  • 2017 monthly pay calendar.
  • Spring 2017 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 8: The 36th annual Conference on Not-for-Profit Organizations. Volunteers wanted.

Public Affairs  »

  • Summer 2017 Record publication schedule.
  • Record templates available for staff.

Special Notices  »

  • Human Resources hours at the Downtown Campus. HR now found in room 285 on Tuesdays.

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