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Office of Alumni Relations

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999


888-566-9265 (Toll Free)

309-341-7029 (fax)


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2016 Homecoming Schedule

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Online registration closes Friday, October 7, 2016.

Friday, October 14
Return to the classroom, enjoy a round of golf, attend the dedication and ribbon cutting of the new Dick and Joan Whitcomb Art Center, attend an alumni artist reception, and mingle at the "Taste of Galesburg" All-Class Reception.

Saturday, October 15
Stretch your legs at the Mary Filosa Brown '82 Memorial 5K Walk/Run, celebrate Homecoming Convocation, cheer on the Prairie Fire football team, take a guided tour and nature walk at Green Oaks or a historical walking tour of the Knox campus, enjoy Homecoming dinner, and so much more!

Sunday, October 16
Say farewell at Reunion breakfasts.

Dress for Success Service Project
Sponsored by Class of 1976 40th Year Reunion
Alumni are invited to donate professional clothing to benefit Safe Harbor and Galesburg Rescue Mission. Donation bins will be located at the Kleine Center for Community Service, Room 201, Alumni Hall.

Visit the Knox Bookstore
Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, 9:00 am. to 5:00 p.m.

Visit the Welcome to Galesburg home page for community events during Homecoming weekend.

Additional Information

Computer Use/Wireless Access
Founders Lab in Seymour Union is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You may use a web-only "Fast Lane" Windows computer or one of the Mac computers. Several computers are also available for Internet and e-mail access in Seymour Library until 9:00 p.m. Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Saturday, and 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Sunday. Please sign in at the circulation desk.

Connecting to the Homecoming Wireless Network
Once you arrive on campus you will have the ability to connect to a wireless network set up specifically for Homecoming. Log in details will be provided in the registration area, Ferris Lounge. For security reasons, attendees are provided with Internet access only. No access is provided or possible to printers, administrative systems and functions, and College servers. All users utilizing the wireless network are required to adhere to the acceptable use policy. Please contact the Help Desk at 309-341-7700 if you need further assistance.Public wireless access is also available at the public library, local coffee shops, and other downtown locations.

RV parking on campus is allowed in the gravel lot east of the T. Fleming Fieldhouse or the grassy lot south of the Fieldhouse. If you have questions or concerns, please contact Campus Safety at 309-341-7979.

A lost and found area is in the registration area in Ferris Lounge. Please drop off any items you find with any staff member, and look here if you've misplaced something. After Homecoming you can contact the Alumni Office if any unclaimed items might be yours (309-341-7238 or

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