SBA Newsletter – Week of 8/16/2020


Fall Updates and Course Planning

The first two weeks of classes will be fully online (as of 8/14/20) : Administration expects hybrid classes to begin meeting on campus (for those students who have elected to attend on campus) on September 8, 2020. These plans may be subject to change pending updates statewide or in Chicago. Email fall2020 with questions, concerns, or if you need to be on campus prior to September 8.

Locker Assignments for Upper Level Students: If you currently share a locker and would like to request an individual locker for the coming school year, please complete this form.

The Fall 2020 Revised Course Schedule Posted 8/5/20: This revised schedule identifies hybrid and fully online delivery options. Check it out here.

Student Activity Fee Fall 2020: Due to the pandemic, social distancing, and the prevalence of remote engagement, the SBA Executive Board voted to waive the $75 student activity fee for Fall.


National Network for Student Events: NALSAP (National Association of Law Student Affairs Professionals) recognizes that the pandemic created new opportunities for Student Orgs to network and collaborate nationally. If your student organization is interested in collaborating with other U.S. orgs who share similar purposes, please complete this survey by Friday, September 4, 2020.

NALSAP Student Organization Events Calendar: is a resource for law students to locate or publicize events hosted by law students at U.S. and Canadian NALSAP Member Institutions. If your org is interested in submitting your virtual event for the NALSAP calendar, please complete this form at least two weeks prior to the event.

Upcoming Deadlines

Student Health Insurance Waiver: Domestic students who have an insurance plan that meet the waiver requirements set by IIT may elect to waive the Student Health Insurance Plan. The deadline to waive is September 1, 2020. If you do not complete the online Waiver Form by the deadline, you will automatically be enrolled in the Student Insurance Plan, and will not be able to submit a late waiver or request a refund.

Scholarship Opportunities

Third Annual Chapman and Cutler Maynard H. Jackson Diversity Scholarship is due September 4, 2020. Applicants must be from a diverse background to apply. Click here to learn more.

The Diversity Scholarship Foundation offers a range of scholarship opportunities. The deadline to apply is September 14, 2020. Access the online application for complete information, or visit the DSF website at

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