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Division of Student Development

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999


Fax: 309-341-7077


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Congratulations on your decision to enroll at Knox College. This is where you will find the things you need to know as you prepare for life at Knox. It includes information about campus life, health and safety, tuition and financial aid, academics, and much more.

You are embarking on a personal, educational, social, and cultural journey that will forever change your life. When you find that you need support, guidance, or just a simple answer to a question, the Student Development staff—along with the entire Knox faculty and staff—are ready and eager to assist you. We care deeply about your success and look forward to helping you become the person you want to be.

4 Things to Do Right Now

  1. Check items off your to-do list.
    Log into your Pre-Arrival Tracker. This works just like your AppTracker (and requires the same log-in information). Your Pre-Arrival Tracker is where you will find a checklist of the items that need to be completed before you arrive at Knox, like choosing your housing preferences, taking placement exams, and letting us know what student organizations interest you.
  2. Check your Knox email.
    Your Pre-Arrival Tracker is also where you receive your My.Knox credentials, which gives you access to your Knox email address and password. Here's a video with instructions on how to access your Knox email and My.Knox student portal. 
  3. Join us on social media.
    Be sure to check out our  Facebook page,  Twitter account,  Flickr photostream,  Instagram account,  YouTube channel, and follow us on Snapchat at KnoxCollege1837.
  4. Start planning now for what you should (and shouldn't) bring to campus.
    Find out what's already furnished in your room and  see a packing list of those things that you should bring to campus.


Contact the Division of Student Development at 309-341-7222 or (Please note that the College will be closed from December 24 through January 1.)

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