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Division of Student Development

2 E. South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999


Fax: 309-341-7077


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Welcome to your Knox educational experience. Now is the time to begin taking those first steps toward intellectual discovery.

Learn about your academic journey.
What kinds of courses will you take? Who will help guide you? Learn about what you can expect to happen during your academic journey at Knox.

Choose your course preferences.
At Knox, a typical academic schedule is three one-credit courses per term. Most Knox courses are one credit. To submit preferences, visit your student portal to complete the Course Preferences form.

Take placement exams.
All incoming students must take placement exams. Even if you believe you know where you should (or would like to) start out in a math or foreign language sequence, taking the exams will ensure that you are placed in a class at the level appropriate for your skills. Learn more about placement exams.

Check computer requirements.
Looking for a new computer? Learn more about basic computer and wireless network requirements when deciding on the perfect machine before you arrive on campus. Questions? Contact

Submit your final transcripts and test scores.
Be sure to request that a final high school transcript, any relevant test scores (AP, IB, GCE), and any college records be sent to Knox. We need this information not only to maintain your eligibility for financial aid and scholarships, but also to assist your faculty advisor as you register for classes.

Planning for Textbooks and Materials
Be prepared to buy books at the Knox College Bookstore during your first few days on campus once your course selections are finalized, so that you will have your books by the first or second day of classes. Learn more about planning for textbooks and materials.

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