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New Students

Orientation Schedule


Division of Student Development

2 E. South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999


Fax: 309-341-7077


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Ford Center for the Fine Arts

Sunday, January 1, 2017

International students arrive on campus: Move into residence hall and participate in an orientation program for new international students. Once you fill out your International Student Winter Arrival Information, you will be contacted by the Office of International Student Services to make arrangements for your arrival on campus

Monday, January 2, 2017

Residence Halls Open for New Students: New students who will be living in the residence halls are permitted to pick up keys starting at 8 a.m.

Residence Hall Key Pick-up: Residence hall keys may be picked up at the Administrative Services Building located at 251 E. Berrien Street

8 a.m. - 1 p.m.: Move into residence hall

1 p.m.: Gather in the Alumni Room on the first floor of  Old Main for an introduction to academic and social life at Knox

2:30 p.m.: Meet with your assigned academic advisor and sign up for classes

5:30 p.m.: Dinner for all new students

7:00 p.m.: Educational session

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Classes Begin

7:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.: Breakfast served in the Hard Knox Café

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.: Get your photo I.D. taken at Dining Services, Seymour Union

8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.: Walk-in computer assistance, Room E010 (basement), Science and Math Center (SMC)

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.: Lunch served in the Hard Knox Café 

4:45 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.: Dinner served in the Hard Knox Café 

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