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Headlines for the Week of November 20, 2017

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • Congratulations to our National Moot Court Competition team for winning the regional championship! (updated 11/20/2017)
Student Services

Assistant Dean Stephen Sowle  »

  • Academic calendar reminder.
  • Pass/fail revocation deadline.
  • Teaching evaluations.
  • Spring 2018 schedule and registration:
    • Schedule and registration bulletin.
    • Corrections to schedule.
    • Registration instructions.
    • Exam information.
    • Intersession classes.
    • Experiential course requirement.
    • Pass/fail limitations for upper-level courses.
    • Graduating students: Reduced loads and tuition discounts.
    • Registration for first-year students.
    • Independent research opportunity.
  • Fall 2017 exams:
    • Exam schedule and exam number.
    • Exam types and distribution.
    • Exam conflict/reschedule requests.
    • Exam method registration.
    • Notices about exams on computer.
    • Availability of professors' old exams.
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Fall 2017 exams.
  • Spring 2018 schedule and registration:
    • Schedule and registration bulletin.
    • Corrections to schedule.
    • Registration instructions.
    • Exam information.
    • Intersession classes.
    • Experiential course requirement.
    • Pass/fail limitations for upper-level courses.
    • Graduating students: Reduced loads and tuition discounts.
    • Registration for first-year students.
    • Independent research opportunity.
  • Unofficial transcript policy.
  • Official student withdrawal process.

Financial Aid  »

  • Fall aid final deadline: November 30.
  • 1L Your Way: Please email your enrollment intentions to our office.
  • 2018-19 FAFSA now available for completion (Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Summer 2019).
  • 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.
    • Federal Work Study applications are being accepted for spring 2018.
  • Fall recruiting:
    • On-Campus Interviews continue. Check interview schedules for updates.
    • Please report callbacks and offers.
  • Programming:
    • February 2: Amaker Public Interest and Social Justice Retreat.
  • Employment opportunities:
    • McKinsey & Company J.D. Diversity Leaders Internship for 1Ls. Applications now available.
    • Spring 2018 C-K Law Group In-House Clinics. Applications now available.
    • USAO Summer 2018 Law Student Intern Program (Chicago, IL). Applications due December 15.
    • PILI 2018 Summer Internships for 1Ls. Applications available December 1.
    • Spring 2018 Access2Practice Legal Externship Program. Applications due January 5.
    • ABA Judicial Intern Opportunity Program (JIOP). Applications due January 8.
    • 2018 Just the Beginning Foundation Summer Judicial Internship. Applications due January 10.
    • 2018 Twin Cities Diversity in Practice 1L Summer Rotation Clerkship. Applications due January 16.
  • Fellowships & Scholarships:
    • 2018 ATJ Tech Fellows Program. Applications available November 22.
    • 2018 McAndrews Held & Malloy Diversity in Patent Law Fellowship. Applications available December 1.
    • Franczek Radelet LEADS Fellowship Program. Applications due January 8 for 1Ls.
    • Fish & Richardson 1L Diversity Fellowship Program. Applications due January 12.
    • 2018 Harter Secrest & Emery LLP Diversity Scholarship and Summer Internship. Applications due January 8.
    • PracticePro 1L Diversity Scholar Program. Applications due January 20.
    • 2018 Vedder Price Diversity Scholarship & 1L Summer Associate Position. Applications due January 31.
  • Diversity:
    • McKinsey & Company J.D. Diversity Leaders Internship for 1Ls. Applications now available.
    • 2018 McAndrews Held & Malloy Diversity in Patent Law Fellowship. Applications available December 1.
    • Franczek Radelet LEADS Fellowship Program. Applications due January 8 for 1Ls.
    • ABA Judicial Intern Opportunity Program (JIOP). Applications due January 8.
    • Fish & Richardson 1L Diversity Fellowship Program. Applications due January 12.
    • 2018 Harter Secrest & Emery LLP Diversity Scholarship and Summer Internship. Applications due January 8.
    • 2018 Just the Beginning Foundation Summer Judicial Internship. Applications due January 10.
    • PracticePro 1L Diversity Scholar Program. Applications due January 20.
    • 2018 Vedder Price Diversity Scholarship & 1L Summer Associate Position. Applications due January 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  »

  • 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 John W. Walker III Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Mark T. Banner Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the UpCounsel Law School Scholarship Award.
Academics & Student Programs
  • Semester Law Firm Associate Program. Applications now being taken.
  • Judicial Externship Program: Secure your own judicial externship.
  • 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.
  • New entry this week:
    • College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law.
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.
Faculty
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Fall building and library hours.
  • Thanksgiving 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  »

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

Chicago-Kent Law Review»

  • November 29 and 30: Bankruptcy Symposium: "Comparative and Cross-Border Issues in Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law."

Chicago-Kent National Lawyers Guild »

  • November 21: Join us for making holiday cards.

 

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