Knox College students in the Issues in Contemporary Elections course explored the 2016 presidential campaign ...
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We designed our 3-3 academic calendar to give our students both depth and flexibility in their academic pursuits.
In each of our three 10-week terms students take only three courses (hence the 3-3), giving them time and energy for a deeper level of study than what is often possible with a semester schedule. Each course is the equivalent of a semester's worth of work. Faculty members teach only two courses each term, giving them more time for one-on-one mentoring.
The long break between the fall and winter terms lets students engage in career and graduate school exploration, pursue an independent research project, take advantage of an internship, or pursue one of our off-campus study opportunities.
Fall Term 2016
September 7-11—New student arrival and orientation
September 12—Classes begin
November 18-20—Final exams
Winter Term 2017
January 3—Classes begin
March 11-13—Final exams
Spring Term 2017
March 22—Classes begin
May 28-30—Final exams
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