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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.

Join us for an academic virtual Q&A on July 9.
Join faculty and current students as they talk about the academic program at Knox and answer your questions about courses, academic advisors, and anything else you would like to know about what your academic life will be like at Knox. Join the live discussion at  5 p.m. CDT on Thursday, July 9Use this link (if prompted, the password is "Knox") to access the discussion. Have a question you'd like faculty and students to answer during the Q&A? Send it to

Tell us your first course preference.
First-Year Preceptorial is a small seminar course all first-year students take.  Learn more about the various FP courses offered this fall, then  go to your student portal to choose your FP Course Preferences.

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, foreign language, or music 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.

Complete a scholarship questionnaire.
The College receives monetary gifts that are distributed to students based on specific achievements, interests, or other criteria. To determine if you qualify for any of these scholarships, fill out the Scholarship Questionnaire on your student portal.

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. This information must be sent directly to us from the high school or other institution.

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.

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