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Campus Facilities

A World-Class Modern Law Center

The Chicago-Kent College of Law is currently located in the Conviser Law Center, a new, 10-story, state-of-the-art facility in downtown Chicago. Students have high-speed wireless access throughout the building, and most classroom seats, many library carrels and numerous locations throughout the building also provide Ethernet access to the computer network. Amid its numerous classrooms and study carrels, the Law Center contains two state-of-the-art courtrooms that integrate design features from the best courtrooms and trial advocacy training facilities in the country, alongside the latest computer and audiovisual technologies to keep Chicago-Kent students on the cutting edge.

In addition, our law library, situated on the Conviser Law Center's upper floors, is staffed by award-winning librarians who are nationally recognized for their dedication to their profession. The law library offers numerous research guides, study aides, and databases for modern legal research.

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Chicago-Kent College of Law Library

Located on the eighth through the 10th floors of the building, the Law Library contains more than 500,000 volumes and offers access to countless electronic subscriptions to a wide variety of online material, including law reviews, rare historical legal treatises and government documents. Research librarians provide students and faculty expert assistance with legal resources and research strategies. Students can also use the Berkson Reading Room on the 10th floor, a modern interpretation of a traditional 19th century reading room with a beautiful 23-foot vaulted ceiling.

Chicago-Kent Marovitz courtroom

Marovitz Courtroom

The Judge Abraham Lincoln Marovitz Courtroom integrates design features from the best courtrooms and trial advocacy training facilities in the country. Additionally, the Bruce M. Kohen Courtroom incorporates the latest computer and audiovisual technologies to keep Chicago-Kent students on the cutting edge.

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Ogilvie Auditorium

The Governor Richard B. Ogilvie Auditorium, named for the prominent Chicago-Kent alumnus and former governor of Illinois, is a 325-seat, two-level auditorium equipped with a front-screen video projection system and television cameras that can record proceedings. Academic convocations and student assemblies are often transmitted live via the Internet as well as in-house to LCD/LED monitors in classrooms and other locations throughout the building.

Chicago-Kent fitness center

Fitness Center

Chicago-Kent’s new fitness center is on the Concourse level of the Conviser Law Center. The 2,061-square-foot facility contains treadmills, elliptical cross trainers, a stair climber, a recumbent bike, weight machines, free weights, kettlebells, and medicine balls. It also includes showers and changing rooms with lockers, which makes it convenient to schedule a workout between classes. For access to the Fitness Center, complete the Fitness Center Enrollment Form. All students will be charged a $25 per semester Fitness Center fee (fall and spring) which covers equipment maintenance, towel service, and general supplies.