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One Community


Knox College

Office of Student Development

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999


309-341-7077 (fax)


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Ford Center for the Fine Arts

We're excited to welcome you to the Knox community! As you begin this new stage in your life, this site will help make your journey from home to campus a smooth one.

Your Student Portal

This is where you will find your Knox "to do" list. Visit your personalized student portal to see what items you've completed and what tasks still need to be done before you arrive at Knox. Apply for the SPARK Summer Bridge Program and fill out health and insurance forms if you plan to participate in varsity athletics this coming year.

Welcome to Knox

It's never too early to make arrangements for travel and accommodations for you and your family. And take a look at our recommended packing list to see what you need to live comfortably at Knox.

Learning at Knox
Get head start on your Knox education with the SPARK Summer Bridge Program for first-year students from August 24 until the beginning of New Student Orientation on September 5. Strengthen academic skills, learn more about the campus and academic resources available, and meet your classmates. You'll even earn college credit! The deadline for registration is June 15.

Class of 2019 Facebook Group
It's time to meet your classmates! Introduce yourself and learn more about the students who will be joining you this fall.

One Community: Orientation 2015

One Community will both welcome you to campus and introduce you to the larger Knox community as a whole. Not only will you get to know your classmates, you'll meet faculty and staff, learn about how to navigate the campus, understand how learning happens at Knox, and explore your new home of Galesburg, Illinois.

Throughout this five-day orientation, students from around the nation and the world -- students from varying cultural, religious, and economic backgrounds, students from rural communities and bustling cities -- will unite as one community living and learning here in the heart of the Illinois prairie.

  • Football Team Arrives on Campus -- Sunday, August 16
  • All Other Fall Athletes Arrive on Campus -- Tuesday, August 18
  • International Student Orientation -- begins the evening of Wednesday, September 2 (students may arrive on campus September 1 or 2)
  • Multicultural Student Orientation -- begins Thursday, September 3
  • One Community New Student Orientation -- begins Saturday, September 5
  • Fall Term Classes -- begin Thursday, September 10
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