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 College Releases Spring 2022 Dean’s List

    June 15, 2022
  • Blackburn Announces New Degree Program to Strengthen Early Childhood Workforce in Illinois

    June 13, 2022
  • Blackburn College Department of Music & Theatre to Host Summer Workshops

    May 27, 2022
  • August 19
    Friday, August 19 2022 - Wednesday, August 24 2022

    Week of Welcome

    Aug 19 8:00 AM - Aug 24 5:00 PM
  • August 25
    Thursday, August 25 2022

    Classes Begin

    Aug 25 - All day
  • August 20
    Sunday, August 20 2023 - Monday, August 21 2023

    Orientation and Registration

    Aug 20 8:00 AM - Aug 21 5:00 PM

Blackburn College Releases Spring 2022 Dean’s List

June 15, 2022

Blackburn Announces New Degree Program to Strengthen Early Childhood Workforce in Illinois

June 13, 2022

Blackburn College Department of Music & Theatre to Host Summer Workshops

May 27, 2022
Aug 19
Friday, August 19 2022 - Wednesday, August 24 2022

Week of Welcome

Aug 19 8:00 AM - Aug 24 5:00 PM
Aug 25
Thursday, August 25 2022

Classes Begin

Aug 25 - All day
Aug 20
Sunday, August 20 2023 - Monday, August 21 2023

Orientation and Registration

Aug 20 8:00 AM - Aug 21 5:00 PM