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PLUS Program

Theda Mickey
565 W. Adams St., Room 320D
Chicago, IL 60661
P: (312) 906-5133

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Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program

Sunday, June 5, to Friday, June 24, 2016

Application Received by Deadline:
Tuesday, March 1, 2016


The IIT Chicago-Kent Prelaw Undergraduate Scholars program ("PLUS") offers a unique and unforgettable experience for college students who are interested in the legal profession. This rigorous three-week program is designed to provide students with a "taste" of the law school experience. The program is primarily directed at undergraduate college students from groups that are underrepresented in the legal profession.

The PLUS program is a three-week summer institute which will: (1) introduce participants to law school and the legal profession; (2) provide participants with substantive skills to strengthen their preparation for law school; and (3) educate and prepare participants for the law school application and admissions process. Students must attend all classes and participate in all program activities to receive a stipend. This is a full-time commitment, so students must agree to be available during the day and some evenings and agree not to have any outside commitments that would prevent them from giving the program their full attention.

The PLUS program targets college students who have just completed either their first, second or third year in college. All students are encouraged to apply who will not have received their bachelor degree by the start of the program, but preference will be given to those who will have completed their first and second years of college by the start of the program. Students who have already completed a bachelor degree are not eligible for the program. For additional information, please download the application packet or contact Theda Mickey, Administrative Director-PLUS Program, at if you have any questions.

Program Sponsors

The PLUS Program is sponsored by IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law.

IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law is the law school of the Illinois Institute of Technology. The second-oldest law school in Illinois, Chicago-Kent has a history marked by innovation and excellence. Chicago-Kent is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools and the Order of the Coif.