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OCI registration opens Spring - November 1, Fall - March 15

OCI requests accepted by

OCI requests accepted by Mail
Email to
Online, URL
Email beginning date 03/05/2021
Mail beginning date 03/05/2021
Phone beginning date 03/05/2021
Online beginning date 03/05/2021

Please specify any changes in OCI procedures or policies that will be in effect for the first time during 2022
We accept OCI requests on an on-going basis. We encourage employers to utilize our online Symplicity system (ROSCOE) but are willing to assist all who need it by phone, FAX or e-mail

OCI date assignment procedure

OCI date assignment procedure First come first served
Out of state employer by geographic location

We are happy to work with out-of-state employers to accommodate their travel schedules. All other employers are assisted on a first-come, first-serve basis.

OCI Fee? None
OCI date confirmation will be sent to employers 03/31/2022

If requested our school will coordinate with
We are happy to work with out-of-state employers to accommodate their travel schedules. All other employers are assisted on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Required Employer Forms
Non-discrimination policy Agreement to leaving all offers open for 2-weeks Agreement to notify all students interviewed of the outcome

OCI Date Details

OCI Interview Periods Spring 2021 1st day of OCI - January 30, 2021

Callback period for 2L summer positions

Is video conferencing available? Yes

We have both video conferencing and Skype available.

Are employers permitted to prescreen? Yes


OCI Drop date 07/18/2022
Date student materials sent to employer 08/08/2022
Date interview schedule sent to employer 08/12/2022


Postage/express mail fee None

Student materials are sent electronically on a rolling basis depending on the date of the scheduled interviews. The application materials for the first date of interviews will be sent on August 2st. Final schedules are forwarded as soon as possible.

Do you provide resume collection or direct mail option for employers not participating in OCI? Yes
Are all OCI conducted in campus buildings? Yes

If you organize or participate in either cooperative or off-campus interview programs, please list applicable information about participating schools, dates, interview locations, program coordinator/telephone, pre-screening or other selection process, and registration fees.
Midwest Public Interest Law Career Conference (coordinated by Chicago Area Law School Consortium) Patent Law Interview Program (coordinated by Loyola University Chicago School of Law) Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair in Washington DC Nebraska Legal Diversity Summit Cook County Bar Association Minority Law Student Job Fair

See Section E

For Employers who do not interview students on-campus, will you:

send, upon request, one package containing resumes/transcripts? Yes
post a notice directing students to apply directly to employer? Yes

If you provide job listings for graduates, describe how to send notice, when employers can expect responses, length of time notice is posted (whether in print or online), etc.
Postings are available online to our students, alumni, and reciprocating students or alumni. Jobs postings may be submitted online. Employers who do not already have an account in our system can see how to create one at Job Notices may also be mailed, telephoned, faxed, or e-mailed to Career Development at [email protected] Jobs are generally posted for 30 days unless the employer requests otherwise. We are happy to renew postings that have expired if the position has not been filled. All postings are free of charge. We are switching to 12 Twenty from Symplicity for the 2022-2023 academic year

FIRST-YEAR STUDENT Describe any special regulations pertaining to the recruitment of first year students. For example, are first year students eligible for spring OCI? When are job notices posted during second semester?
First-year students are eligible for spring on-campus interviews. Job notices are viewable by students after October 15 but they are encouraged to not apply until December 1. Our first-year students do not receive permanent grades in all of their classes until the completion of the first year. They do, however, get some mid-term grades and receive Quartile Rankings in all of their classes which indicate how they are performing compared to their classmates. They can provide their mid-term grades along with these Quartile rankings in unofficial transcript form after the beginning of the second semester.

Recruiting Policy Information

Does your law school have a recruiting policy? Yes
If yes, does this policy apply to All employers
Link to policy
Do you provide guidelines or a specific requirement regarding the number of days a student should have to respond to an offer? Specific Requirements
Minimum number of days a student should have to respond 14
Is there a maximum number of employment offers a student may hold open at any one time? Yes
Maximum number of offers that can be held open 3
Is there a specific date before which employers should not initiate formal one-on-one recruiting contact with first-year students? No
Recruiting policy comments/explanation We have a strict two-week policy for keeping offers open for any employer who uses our services. Other than this simple rule, we ask our students and employers to be reasonable throughout the recruiting process. We have not had any issues with these simple guidelines.