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The Learning Commons provides a wide variety of library resources and also houses the Academic Resource Center, Blackburn’s on-campus tutoring program. Staff members provide students with academic assistance and help users navigate Lumpkin’s resources.


Monday – Thursday: 8:00am to 11:00pm
Friday: 8:00am to 4:00pm
Sunday: 2:00pm to 11:00pm

Front Desk: 217-854-5665

Academic Support Services

The Lumpkin Learning Commons (LLC) offers a variety of academic support services. The Commons helps Blackburn students overcome academic challenges through a number of tutoring services and study sessions.

Library Resources

Students have access to approximately 70,000 physical volumes and multiple electronic databases such as EBSCO and JSTOR.


From the spacious lounge to the fiction room, the Commons offers professors and students quiet places to teach, study and relax.

Staff Profiles

Meet the people in charge of Lumpkin Learning Commons.

Student Employment Opportunities

Interested in working for the Commons? Learn more about available positions in this department.

Academic Accommodations

For more information, contact Barbara Clark.