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STUDENT LIFE ACTIVITIES/TALK NEWSLETTER
UC Irvine School of Law • November 24, 2013
DEADLINES

Monday, November 25, 7:30pm

3L priority enrollment begins.

Tuesday, November 26, 7:30pm

2L enrollment begins.

Saturday, November 30

Pro Bono Deadline
November 30th is your LAST DAY to enter pro bono hours for any work done in September.  Do not wait until the last minute, log on to PB Track now and enter your September time.  We recommend that you enter all your pro bono time for September, October, and November now so that you can forget about it for the rest of the semester and focus on finals.  If you have problems with PB Track, click on “ PB Track Instructions” at the top of the site.  The instructions will explain how to create a profile, and log time.  If you want to log time for a project that is not listed in your PB Track profile, you must request the project by clicking “Edit Preferences.”  If you have problems, you can contact me or Katie Rohner (krohner@law.uci.edu).

Monday, December 2

Exam Rescheduling Deadline
If you need to reschedule an exam for reasons listed in the Academic Rules, you must contact Jennah Jones by Monday, December 2 at 5:00pm.  The tentative final exam schedule can be found herePlease note that for in-person ExamSoft exams, you must download the exam by noon the day before it is scheduled.  Failure to download an exam in ExamSoft by noon the day before will leave you with no choice but to use a blue book.

Monday, December 2, 8:00am

Bid course enrollment authorization codes expire. General enrollment through LawReg begins.


SPEAKERS

Monday, November 25, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Speaker Series:  Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, EDU 1111
This event is open to UCI Law Students, Staff and Faculty only.  Students should register with their lawnet email address and are limited to one ticket each.  Dean Chemerinsky will be mooted for his U.S. Supreme Court argument the first week in December in U.S. v. John Dennis Appel. Broadly speaking, this case involves the right to protest outside a military base about 200 miles north of Irvine. Please RSVP here by November 21st to guarantee lunch will be ordered for you.


 


MEETINGS

Monday, November 25

SBA Meeting, 12:00pm - 1:00pm, LAW 3600

Tuesday, November 26

Student Coffee with the Dean, 4:00pm - 5:00pm, LAW 3500

Wednesday, November 27

OCHRA Meeting, 12:00pm - 1:00pm, LAW 4750

SALDF General Meeting, 12:00pm - 1:00pm, MPAA 301

LSSDP General Body Meeting, 12:00pm - 1:00pm, LAW 4850

Monday, December 2

SBA Meeting, 12:00pm - 1:00pm, LAW 3600

Mock Trial Board Meeting, 4:00pm - 5:00pm, EDU 1000

WORKSHOPS

Tuesday, November 26, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

CDO:  Networking Skills Workshop for 1Ls, EDU 1111
The purpose of this session is to educate students about the expectations of potential employers at social events, including networking mixers, receptions and formal dinners. Students will receive guidance on possible pitfalls and learn techniques for meeting and engaging with professionals at receptions or other networking events.

 


ANNOUNCEMENTS

Thursday, November 28 - Friday, November 29

Thanksgiving Holiday - Campus Closure.  

Law Library Holiday and Exam Hours

Thanksgiving Week
Sunday, November 24 1pm-10pm
Monday, November 25 8am-11pm
Tuesday, November 26 8am-11pm
Wednesday, November 27 8am-6pm
Thursday, November 28 Closed
Friday, November 29 Closed
Saturday, November 30 1pm-6pm
Reading & Exam Schedule

No visitors are permitted during reading and exam periods. UCI Law Students only.
Sunday, December 1 1-10pm
Monday- Thursday, December 2 - 5   8am-12am
Friday, December 6   8am-8pm
Saturday, December 7   11am-8pm
Sunday, December 8 1-11pm
Monday-Thursday, December 9-12 8am-12am
Friday, December 13   8am-8pm
Saturday, December 14   11am-8pm
Sunday, December 15 1-11pm
Monday-Tuesday, December 16-17 8am-12am
Wed-Fri, December 18-20 8am-6pm
The law library will be closed from December 21-January 1

Farsi and Arabic Translators

IRAP student volunteers are in need of Farsi and Arabic translators.  If you are able to assist (while earning pro bono hours!), please contact Irene Chen (irenec2@lawnet.uci.edu) or Caroline Reiser (reiserc@lawnet.uci.edu).  Preference will be given to 2L and 3L volunteers.  If chosen, please inform Katie Rohner (krohner@law.uci.edu) to have IRAP added to your PB Track profile.

Final Degree Audit for Spring 2014

Final Degree Audits for Spring 2014 will be sent to potential spring 2014 graduates by December 2.  The audits will take into account any enrollment information entered prior to Thanksgiving.

Flu Shots

The Student Health Center added additional dates for the 2013-2014 Season Flu Vaccine Clinic for all faculty, staff and students.  Please take advantage of this important vaccine to protect yourself from the flu.  This is a covered benefit for students who have Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP).  For faculty, staff, or students not covered under SHIP, the cost for flu shots is $25.  Walk-in flu vaccine clinic hours: Tuesday, November 26, 10:00am - 4:00pm.


MIX AND MINGLE

Monday, November 25, 11:20am - 1:20pm

Falafel Sandwiches for IRAP, Courtyard
Please join us in the courtyard on Monday, November 25, for some delicious baked goods! All proceeds from these goods will go to UCI Law's IRAP, a legal and policy advocacy organization that works to develop and enforce a system of legal and human rights for refugees. IRAP helps Iraqi refugees navigate the rules and processes of resettlement in the US., allowing them to escape harm and prosecution. Bring your cash and your appetite. Know that your lunch will mean something! 

Monday, November 25, 4-6pm

Thanksgivikkah, Courtyard
Come celebrate the only time in the next 70,000 years Thanksgiving and the first day of Hanukkah will fall on the same date!  There will be festive snacks and a pie-eating contest. 

Tuesday, November 26, 5:00pm - 8:00pm

BLSA Study Session, MPAA 408
This is the second BLSA Study Session of the semester. It's an informal gathering where students can study and chat about law school life. 

Saturday, November 30, 5:00pm

AGS: Thanksgiving Potluck, PV Clubhouse
Check http://www.ags.uci.edu/events/ for details regarding this event.

Monday, December 2, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

UCI Law JLA and Hillel J-Grad Present: A Very Happy Hanukkah Celebration, Courtyard
Put on your yarmulke, its time for Hanukkah! Come celebrate the festival of lights with JLA and Hillel during lunch.  Stop by to light the menorah, play a friendly game of dreidel, and of course, eat delicious Hanukkah treats!  Please RSVP here so we know how much food to order!

This newsletter is published each Sunday, compiled by gathering information from the UCI Law Calendar of Events and the student LEAF system. If you have a different type of announcement you'd like considered for this newsletter, please email jjones@law.uci.edu by noon Wednesday the week before.