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Fall Athlete Move-In Day


Knox College

Office of Student Development

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999


309-341-7077 (fax)


The Knox Shop
Ford Center for the Fine Arts

Fall athletes and parents (football, volleyball, men's soccer, women's soccer, cross country, and women's tennis) will check in at T. Fleming Fieldhouse from 8:00-11:00 a.m. on Monday, August 18.  

The campus welcome for new fall students athletes will take place on Monday, August 18, at 2:00 p.m. in Kresge Recital Hall located in the Center for the Fine Arts (CFA).

Move-In Day Schedule

8:00-11:00 a.m. -- Arrival
Check in, pick up your keys, and move into your residence hall!
T. Fleming Fieldhouse

8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. -- ID Photos
Get your photo taken for your Knox ID, which you will need to enter the Hard Knox Café for supper.
Dining Services Office, southwest corner of Seymour Union

2:00 p.m. -- Campus Welcome
Knox welcomes all new student athletes (first-year and transfer), families, and friends!
Kresge Recital Hall, CFA

3:00 p.m. -- Time for Goodbyes

Starting at 3:15 p.m. -- Attend Your Team Meeting

  • Men's and women's cross country at 3:30 p.m., Round Room, Ford Center for Fine Arts (parents and athletes meet with coaching staff, followed by parent good-byes, then team meeting at 4:15 p.m.)
  • Football at 3:15 p.m., Team Room, lower level of Memorial Gym
  • Men's soccer at 3:00 p.m., Room 208, Ford Center for Fine Arts
  • Women's soccer at 4:00 p.m., Taylor Lounge, Seymour Hall
  • Volleyball at 4:00 p.m., Room 200, Memorial Gym
  • Women's tennis at 3:00 p.m., Hall of Fame Room, Memorial Gym
  • Family and Friends: Drop in at the College Life Table Fair in the lobby of CFA. College centers and staff will be on hand with information about special programs and services.

5:00 p.m. -- Fall Sports Physicals
All athletes must check-in. A physical is required prior to participation. If you received a physical from your personal physician, bring the form with you and turn it in at this time. Physicals will also be available on Tuesday, September 16, at 6:30 p.m. Learn more about athletic physical examinations.
T. Fleming Fieldhouse

7:00-10:00 p.m. -- Supper
Students are required to use their Knox ID at all dining facilities for all meals throughout the year.
Hard Knox Café

Important Dates

New Student Orientation -- Begins Wednesday, September 10

Classes Begin -- Monday, September 15
Classes begin at 8:00 a.m., and Opening Convocation is at 11:00 a.m. in Harbach Theatre, CFA.

Fall Athlete Web Pages

If you have questions about becoming a new student athlete at Knox, please contact the Athletic Department at 309-341-7281.

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