Funding for Student-Alumni Events

Official student organizations recognized by the Office of the Dean of Students may request funding for joint student and alumni events. The Chicago-Kent College of Law Alumni Association will serve as an official sponsor if funding is appropriate.

Please read and review the funding policy below before submitting the funding request form.

Funding Request. A funding request form must be submitted to the Alumni Association at least 2 months prior to the date of the event.

Topics/Purpose. The event for which funding is being requested must be law-school related and involve one of the following topics:

  • Continuing Legal Education
  • Lectures or Professional Events
  • Networking or Social Events
  • Fundraising

If an event is being planned to raise funds for the student organization, you must notify the Alumni Association of your intention, pursuant to the Student Fundraising Guidelines.

Ineligible Events. Events to which alumni are not invited or that involve religious holidays are not eligible for funding.

Funding Limitation. Each student organization may request up to $300 per academic year, which may be used in the following ways only:

  • Room reservation fee (for an off-site location)
  • Catering

Use of logo. The Chicago-Kent College of Law Alumni Association logo should be placed on any printed materials or on any electronic media to indicate that we are a sponsor of the event. The logo should NOT be copied from the web. The Alumni Association will gladly email you a high resolution logo.

Refusal of funding. The Chicago-Kent College of Law Alumni Association has the right to refuse funding to any organization. It is your responsibility to adhere to dates listed to successfully receive funding. Any requests received after the two month deadline may be reviewed, but funding is not guaranteed.