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Preparing For Your Arrival


Division of Student Development

2 E. South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999


Fax: 309-341-7077


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Now is the time to start making plans for your arrival on campus. New Student Orientation begins September 13. View the orientation schedule.

Access your Knox email and information portal.
You received an email on June 10 with your Knox email address and password. You will use your email address and password to log into, which is where you will see your account information and set up a payment plan, access your email and other administrative tools (like registrar, library, and course resources), and much more. Learn more about your Knox email and the information portal.

Update your contact inventory.
We copy all emails you receive to parents and guardians so they can keep up-to-date on what's happening as you make preparations to arrive on campus. If yours aren't receiving these communications, Update your Contact Inventory on your student portal.

Make travel arrangements.
Arriving by plane, train, bus, or car? Visit our Getting to Knox page for more details on how to get to campus. And if you're an international student, here's additional information on planning your arrival.

Find accommodations in Galesburg.
Are you arriving early or need a place for your family to stay? Galesburg has a variety of accommodations, including hotels and quaint bed and breakfasts.

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.

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.

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Printed on Monday, September 16, 2019