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Headlines for the Week of October 23, 2017

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • Congratulations to our National Civil Trial Competition team for their second-place finish! 
  • Congratulations to our Thomas Tang National Moot Court Competition teams for advancing to the national finals! 
  • Kudos to trial advocate Guy Guenther, winner of the Lone Star Classic's Best Closing Argument Award!
Student Services

Assistant Dean Stephen Sowle  »

  • Fall 2017 exams:
    • Exam schedule and exam number.
    • Exam types and distribution.
    • October 30 to November 8: Exam conflict/reschedule requests.
    • October 30 to November 8: Exam method registration.
    • Notices about exams on computer.
    • Availability of professors' old exams.
  • October 30 to November 8: Change of division requests.
  • Flu shots.
  • 1L Your Way.
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Unofficial transcript policy.
  • Official student withdrawal process.

Financial Aid  »

  • Change in loan origination fees started October 1.
  • Loan exit counseling requirement for graduating students.

Student Accounting Office  »

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

Career Services  »

  • Information and announcements:
    • Mandatory 1L Legal Resume and Cover Letter Workshops.
    • 2Ls and 3Ls: Make an appointment!
    • Interview preparation and mock interviews available through the CSO.
    • Free ABA memberships for students.
    • Community-based Federal Work Study available for fall 2017. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.
  • Fall recruiting:
    • On-Campus Interviews continue. Check interview schedules for updates.
    • Please report callbacks and offers.
  • Programming:
    • October 24: Legal Technology Innovators Showcase. 
    • October 25: C-K Law Group Clinic Opportunities.
    • October 26: 24th annual Pro Bono & Community Service Fair.
    • October 27: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Career Day.
    • October 30: Careers in Intellectual Property Law.
    • October 30 to November 3: ConneKtions @ Dinner Week.
    • November 2: NLG Webinar on SEIU and Peggy Browning Fund Job Opportunities.
    • November 7: CBA hosts Career Conversations & Coffee.
    • November 7: Meet the Public Service Employers Reception.
    • November 8: Civil Rights Law Careers Panel.
  • Employment opportunities:
    • 2018 Mayor's Office Fellowship Program. Applications due November 6.
  • Job fairs:
    • October 27 and 28: Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair.
  • Diversity:
    • South Asian Bar Association of Chicago Mentorship Program. Applications due October 31.
  • Resources:
    • Government Honors & Internship Handbook and Public Policy Handbook: Log-in now available.
    • 2017-18 PSJD Comprehensive Fellowship Guide.
    • 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).
    • CSO resources.
    • Resources provided by the Chicago Bar Association.
    • Lawcountability J.D. Sign-up information now available.
    • 2017-18 Chicago Area Law Firm List.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • October 30 to November 3: ConneKtions @ Dinner Week.
  • Student-Alumni Board.
  • Connect with the Chicago-Kent College of Law Alumni Association on LinkedIn.
  • Student Organizations: Want to connect with alumni?

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the Michael Weiner Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Cloud Peak Law's Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the NerdWallet Law Scholarship Award.
Academics & Student Programs
  • October 25: Pizza with the C-K Law Group.
  • Semester Law Firm Associate Program. Applications now being taken.
  • 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
  • For a description of all externship programs, please visit the Externship Program home page at
  • International Center Downtown Campus hours and travel signatures.
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Information Technology Services (ITS)  »

  • Fall 2017 Help Desk hours.
  • Student print/scan/copy accounts reset.
  • Office 2016 available for download.
  • 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.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Fall building and library hours.
  • Spakateria hours.
  • Bookstore hours.
  • Final exam hours for building and library.
  • Fall 2017 procedures for hiring students and part-time and temporary "non-benefits-eligible" staff.
  • 2017 biweekly pay calendar.
  • 2017 monthly pay calendar.
  • Fall 2017 discount parking rates 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 3: The 9th annual Conference on Futures and Derivatives.
  • December 1: The 33rd annual Illinois Public Sector Labor Relations Law Conference.

Public Affairs »

  • Record templates available for staff.

Special Notices  »

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

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

Federalist Society and American Consititution Society »

  • October 31: To Bake or Not to Bake: A Debate about Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission.

Immigration Law Society »

  • October 25: Dilley volunteer trip information session.

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