Welcome parents and family!

Whether you’re new to the Blackburn College community or a proud parent of a returning student, we are happy you are here!

Founded in Carlinville, Illinois, Blackburn College offers a traditional college experience, and so much more. Not only do students get the benefits of life in an easy-going small town, but they have all the exploration, engaged academics, and the community and activities of college. But wait, there’s more. At Blackburn, students also get real-life, ready-for-the-workforce skills. These types of leadership skills immediately apply to nearly any job situation after graduation. The running start they give you to the working world is invaluable and unique to Blackburn.

Below are a list of quick references and resources to help you guide and support your student through this journey.

  • Blackburn Celebrates Class of 2022 during Commencement Weekend

    May 18, 2022
  • Blackburn Earns Fourth Bee Campus Distinction for Dedication to Protecting Pollinators

    May 09, 2022
  • The College Where Alumni Come Home to Work

    May 05, 2022
  • June 23
    Thursday, June 23 2022

    Giving Day at Blackburn

    Jun 23 - All day
  • August 19
    Friday, August 19 2022 - Monday, August 22 2022

    Week of Welcome

    Aug 19 8:00 AM - Aug 22 5:00 PM
  • August 25
    Thursday, August 25 2022

    Classes Begin

    Aug 25 - All day

Blackburn Celebrates Class of 2022 during Commencement Weekend

May 18, 2022

Blackburn Earns Fourth Bee Campus Distinction for Dedication to Protecting Pollinators

May 09, 2022

The College Where Alumni Come Home to Work

May 05, 2022
Jun 23
Thursday, June 23 2022

Giving Day at Blackburn

Jun 23 - All day
Aug 19
Friday, August 19 2022 - Monday, August 22 2022

Week of Welcome

Aug 19 8:00 AM - Aug 22 5:00 PM
Aug 25
Thursday, August 25 2022

Classes Begin

Aug 25 - All day