Welcome to the Blackburn family!

Congratulations on your acceptance to Blackburn! We have every confidence that you will be an essential part of our intentional and inclusive community of thoughtful leaders, curious learners, creative problem solvers, and responsible citizens. We can’t wait for you to discover all the transformational opportunities that lie ahead.

Take the Next Step

What should you do next? You can reserve your spot and begin planning what you need to do before you arrive on campus. It is very important that you confirm your enrollment by completing the following five steps:

Pay Your New Student Deposit

Why not make it official? Your $150 new student tuition deposit guarantees your place for the upcoming semester. Visit blackburn.edu/deposit to pay using our online form or you can mail your payment by sending it to:

Blackburn College
Business Office
700 College Ave.
Carlinville, IL 62626

Complete Housing Information

Will you be living on our beautiful campus in one of our six residence halls? If so, please complete our Housing Application. If you intend to be a commuter student, please complete our Residency Exemption Form. Read more about our on-campus housing options.

Submit New Student Work Application

All Blackburn resident students (living on campus) participate in the Work Program. If you intend to be a residential student or a commuting student who wishes to participate in the Work Program, submit your Work Application. (Commuting students have the option to participate in the Work Program.) This will help determine your initial placement in one of our 12 student-led work departments.

Student Information and Registration Form

Visit our new student registration – a path designed to provide you with a general overview of the Blackburn College academic program. Completing this form will lead to your opportunity to work with an advisor and register for classes.

Health & Wellness

Submit your required immunization records. If you need them in the future, the Office of Student Life can easily provide them for you. Once you are on campus, you can visit our clinic or review the nearby Health and Wellness options.

New Student Orientation

Exciting Activities and Brand New Traditions

Admitted Student Day, Summer Orientation Sessions, and the Week of Welcome will help you explore campus and understand what it means to be a Blackburn Beaver. You will have the opportunity to enjoy exciting programming, meet new friends, and connect with resources as part of your transition as you get started in the school year.

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Questions? We're Here to Help!

If you have questions about completing any portion of your enrollment confirmation please contact your Admissions Counselor or the Office of Admissions.

Contact Admissions