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  1. Go to Schedule an Appointment/Online Intake Forms.
  2. Fill out and submit the intake form, "Housing or Damage Deposit".
  3. E-mail or bring in your lease, the mailing from the landlord, move-in and move-out lists, pictures, etc.
  4. Come in to the SLS offices to select an appointment on a different day to meet with an SLS attorney.

Engagement

This page contains pictures of events Student Legal Service has been a part of. Each picture, or group of pictures, is captioned with who attended, the type and name of event, and when the event occured.

If you would like to request an attorney to speak at or participate in a panel discusssion at your event at the University of Illinois, please visit Attorney Speaker Service.

2017 Admitted Students Days 2017 Admitted Students Days

April 10, 2017. Directing Attorney, Thomas Betz, at one of the "Admitted Students Days" information fairs.

2016 Graduate Student Wellness Fair 2016 Graduate Student Wellness Fair

November 9, 2016. Directing Attorney, Thomas Betz, distributed Student Legal Service's new pamphlet, "Your Legal Health", at the Graduate College's 2016 Graduate Student Wellness Fair.

2016 International Student Orientation 2016 International Student Orientation

January 15, 2016. Student Legal Service attorneys, Susan Hessee and Thomas Betz, talk to the new, incoming students at International Student Orientation.

2016 Exchange Students Fair 2016 Exchange Students Fair

January 13, 2016. SLS Directing Attorney, Thomas Betz, providing information at the Exchange Students Fair.

November 2015 Immigration Issues for LGBT Students

November 13, 2015. Immigration Issues for LGBT Students - Rainbow International Students.

August 2015 Paraprofessional (RA) Resource Fair

August 11, 2015. Attorney Tom Betz and Office Assistant Shi Yee Sze Tho distributed information to the attendees at the Paraprofessional (RA) Resource Fair, including posters for the residence hall bulletin boards.

Tan Hualin, Li Yamei, and Thomas Betz

August 6, 2015. Two attorneys, Tan Hualin (left) and Li Yamei (right), from Beihang University, Beijing, China, visited Directing Attorney Thomas Betz (middle) in the Illinois SLS office during their visit to the Urbana-Champaign campus.

2015 ISSS New International Student Orientation 2015 ISSS New International Student Orientation

June 12, 2015. SLS Attorneys, Tom Betz and Susan Hessee, spoke to the assembled students at the ISSS New International Student Orientation.

2015 Triple I (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa) SLS Attorney Conference 2015 Triple I (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa) SLS Attorney Conference

April 17, 2015. SLS Attorneys attended the Triple I (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa) SLS Attorney Conference on the DePaul University campus. Tom Betz and Mary Ann Midden were presenters.

International Student Orientation leaders visit the SLS office

April 15, 2015. International Student Orientation leaders visited the SLS office and Tom Betz spoke with them about what our office does.

Visitors from UC-Santa Barbara at the SLS offices.

April 13, 2015. The Isla Vista Tenants Union Associated Students and their advisors from UC-Santa Barbara visited the SLS offices with Illinois Tenant Union Program Manager, Brittany Glenn, to learn about how SLS attorneys assist students with housing issues.

Daily Illini Spring 2015 Housing Fair Daily Illini Spring 2015 Housing Fair

February 26, 2015. SLS Office Assistants, Shi Yee Sze Tho, Alexa Torres, and Jacqueline McClellan distributed information at the Daily Illini Spring 2015 Housing Fair.

2014 Jim Aldridge Special Projects Award.

January 5-9, 2015. University Student Legal Service Association – Western Region Awarded our Student Legal Service the "2014 Jim Aldridge Special Projects Award" for our new website section, "Especially for International Students". Directing Attorney of SLS, Thomas Betz, was a presenter at the Conference.

SLS Attorney, Mary Ann Midden meeting with students at the Lease Lasso program.

October 30, 2014. SLS Attorney, Mary Ann Midden met with students at the Lease Lasso – A collaboration between the Tenant Union and Student Legal Service to review leases prior to being signed.

Daily Illini Fall 2014 Housing Fair Daily Illini Fall 2014 Housing Fair

October 9, 2014. SLS Attorneys, Susan Hessee and Mary Ann Midden distributed information and talked to students at the Daily Illini Fall 2014 Housing Fair.

Tom Betz speaking to the students in the Minority Association of Future Attorneys meeting.

September 23, 2014. SLS Directing Attorney Tom Betz spoke to the students in the Minority Association of Future Attorneys meeting.

2014 ISSS New International Student Orientation 2014 ISSS New International Student Orientation

August 19, 2014. SLS Attorneys Tom Betz and Mary Ann Midden spoke to the students assembled for the ISSS New International Student Orientation.

August 2014 Paraprofessional Resource Fair

Directing Attorney Thomas Betz assisting paraprofessionals in August 2014 and providing them with information about the SLS office and the legal services offered to students.

August 2014 Paraprofessional Resource Fair

Directing Attorney Thomas Betz with student employee Winnie Zhang at the August 2014 Paraprofessional Resource Fair.

2014 National Legal Aid and Defenders Association national conference 2014 National Legal Aid and Defenders Association national conference

Directing Attorney Tom Betz and Staff Attorney Mary Ann Midden presented "Protocols for Interactions with International Students in a Student Legal Service Practice" at the 2014 National Legal Aid and Defenders Association national conference in Portland, OR in July.

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Staff Attorneys Susan Hessee and Mary Ann Midden at the new International Student Orientation, June 13, 2014, speaking on "Driving Related Issues."

Engineering Excellence Workshop Engineering Excellence Workshop Engineering Excellence Workshop
Engineering Excellence Workshop

Directing Attorney Thomas Betz distributing handouts, delivering his presentation, and talking with students at the Engineering Excellence Workshop, Office of International Student Programs, College of Engineering, April 28, 2014.

2014 Triple I Conference lunch 2014 Triple I Conference lunch 2014 Triple I Conference lunch 2014 Triple I Conference lunch 2014 Triple I Conference lunch

Student Legal Service Attorneys and Paralegal from SLS programs in Illinois, Iowa, and Indiana at a lunch at Distihl in downtown Champaign prior to the 2014 Triple I Conference on April 24, 2014 in Urbana, IL.

2014-15 International Student Orientation Leaders visit SLS

The 2014-15 International Student Orientation Leaders visited the SLS offices on April 15, 2015. Directing Attorney Thomas Betz welcomed them and talked to them about the services the SLS offers to students.

ACES Library talk Champaign Public Library talk

Staff Attorney Mary Ann Midden gave talks at the ACES Library on April 10, 2014, and at the Champaign Public Library on April 13, 2014 on "How to Reduce or Cancel Your Federal Student Loan Payments." The powerpoint slides are available on the SLS website in the Brochures/Presentations/Ads section, under "Presentations," revised with additional information!

Phi Kappa Psi talk

Directing Attorney Thomas Betz at the Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity house with a group of members, after giving a talk on March 31, 2014.

America Saves Financial Resources Fair America Saves Financial Resources Fair

SLS Attorney Mary Ann Midden at the America Saves Financial Resources Fair, 2/27/2014.

Panhellenic Council Pride Event

SLS Directing Attorney, Thomas Betz (far right) on a panel discussion, entitled "Unofficial Uncovered" during the Panhellenic Council February Pride Event, 2/26/2014. Other participants, from the left are Dean Brian Farber of the Office for Conflict Resolution; Dean Domonic Cobb of the Office of the Dean of Students, and Officer Joan Fiesta of the University of Illinois Police Department.

Panhellenic Council Pride Event

SLS Directing Attorney, Thomas Betz, speaking to the attendees at the Panhellenic Council February Pride Event, "Unofficial Uncovered", 2/27/2014.

Daily Illini Housing Fair

Attorney Mary Ann Midden at the Daily Illini Housing Fair, 2/13/2014.

Spring 2014 ISSS Orientation

Attorneys Thomas Betz, Mary Ann Midden, and Susan Hessee (l-r) prepare to do a PowerPoint presentation to new international students during the Spring 2014 ISSS Orientation programming, 1/17/2014.

Fall 2013 Daily Illini Housing Fair

Attorney Susan Hessee at the Fall 2013 Daily Illini Housing Fair, October 2013.

Spring 2013 Daily Illini Housing Fair Spring 2013 Daily Illini Housing Fair Spring 2013 Daily Illini Housing Fair

Directing Attorney Thomas Betz at the Spring 2013 Daily Illini Housing Fair.

2013 Quad Day

Directing Attorney Tom Betz and summer 2013 Student Office Assistant Jarvis Young at 2013 Quad Day, distributing Student Legal Service bags, chip clips, and arrest cards.

Fall 2012 Daily Illini Housing Fair

Attorneys Susan Hessee and Thomas Betz at the Fall 2012 Daily Illini Housing Fair.