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Learning at Knox

Learning at Knox

A successful academic experience begins with a strong foundation. The following resources will help you make the most of your academic life at Knox:

Your Academic Journey Your Academic Journey
We're excited to welcome you to the Knox community of learners, faculty, staff, and students who -- like you -- enjoy the opportunities for inquiry and creativity that a Knox education offers. To help you start, here are a few ways to think about the academic journey on which you're about to embark.
Ask a Prof Ask A Prof
Do you have a question about courses or the academic opportunities at Knox? Through the end of July, Knox professor Tom Moses will be available to answer any questions you have about the academic program at askaprof@knox.edu. Send him an e-mail and he'll write you back, answering your question or directing you to where you can learn more about academics at Knox.
Placement Exams Placement Exams
Accurate course placement is vital to your academic success at Knox. Research shows that students who begin their college study at the appropriate level enjoy greater progress and achievement. Learn more about placement exams in mathematics, foreign languages, and chemistry. 
Course Preference Form Course Preferences
When you arrive in the fall, the course preferences you share with your advisor will serve as a guide as the two of you develop your official schedule for the term.
First-Year Preceptorial First-Year Preceptorial
First-Year Preceptorial, or FP, is the first step in a journey of intellectual discovery that will help you develop the habits of inquiry, communication, and judgment vital for success at Knox and beyond. Learn more about FP and your first summer reading.
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar
We designed our 3-3 academic calendar to provide you with the maximum amount of depth and flexibility in your academic pursuits. In each of our three 10-week terms, you take only three courses (hence the 3-3).