Commencement 2016


Karrie Heartlein

Director of Government & Community Relations

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999



The Knox Shop
Ford Center for the Fine Arts

Sunday, June 5—South Lawn of Old Main, 10:00 a.m.

Knox College Commencement is right around the corner, and exciting events are in store to celebrate our graduates. Commencement 2016 is on Sunday, June 5. Families are encouraged to book their accommodations+ early, since nearby hotels fill up fast. Bookmark this page for the latest information, as events are subject to change.

*Please take note that travel directions to campus on the day of Commencement will be altered due to another event in downtown Galesburg. Guests are encouraged to follow a detour that morning, due to closing of streets on the morning of Commencement. Visitors arriving on Highway 34 will want to exit at Main Street and turn South onto Academy or Cherry Streets. Parking is available in all campus lots and in the Knox County Courthouse lot at the corner of Cherry & South Streets.

+The following hotels are already full for Commencement Weekend:

  • Baymont Inn & Suites
  • Best Western Prairie Inn
  • Country Inn & Suites
  • Fairfield Inn
  • Holiday Inn Express
  • AmericInn (Monmouth)
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Printed on Saturday, May 28, 2016

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