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All mail for the Knox campus is received at the mailroom in Seymour Union. This includes all letters and packages, no matter what delivery service is used. No mail is delivered to residences or individual offices.
U.S. Mail is delivered to the mailroom every morning to be sorted and distributed to campus mailboxes.
UPS, Federal Express, other courier-delivered mail, and all parcels that are unable to fit in a mailbox are logged in and a notice is placed in the addressee's mailbox. A signature is required to pick up these items.
You will receive an email from firstname.lastname@example.org when a package has arrived for you. Come to the mailroom window with your ID card and ask for your package. If you do not get an email but are expecting a package, please inquire at the mailroom window. Someone will be happy to check for you.
Toward the end of fall and spring terms, the mailroom will send an email regarding the forwarding of your mail. Please note the following:
Because of space limitations, Knox is unable to hold student mail over the summer. If students are unable to either pick up mail, or to forward it, they should see the mailroom supervisor. Students who expect to receive tests or other papers after leaving campus should leave a large self-addressed stamped envelope with the appropriate professor.
Graduates who will be returning to campus and need to keep a campus mailbox must notify the mailroom supervisor in writing or by email within one week after graduation. Please include name and box number, and the reason for staying on campus.
The most common reason mail does not reach its destination is an error in the address. Always make sure that the address is complete, with:
Below is a sample of the form to use for your address at Knox College:
Knox College Box ___ (your box number)
2 E. South St
Galesburg, IL 61401-4999
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