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Move-in Dates & Orientation


Division of Student Development

2 E. South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999


Fax: 309-341-7077


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We look forward to seeing you at New Student Orientation, which is part of the  First Year Experience (affectionately known as Blaze a Trail).

During orientation, you will learn how to navigate the campus and find out how learning happens at Knox. Also during orientation, you will meet your faculty advisor, who you will work with one-on-one to finalize your class schedule.

Below are important dates that will help you make travel arrangements for your arrival on campus. Please note that fall term dates are guided by the latest information from health authorities and federal and state guidelines. We are closely monitoring the situation and will provide further information if changes are needed to ensure the safety of our students, faculty and staff. 

Important Dates

  • August 12: Football athletes arrive
  • August 18: Remaining fall athletes arrive (men's golf athletes arrive September 7)
  • September 7-10: International Pre-Orientation Program
  • September 10-13: New Student Orientation (for all new students)
  • September 10: Family & Friends Orientation
  • September 14: Fall term classes begin
  • October 9-11: Family & Friends Weekend

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