Black Hawk College’s district office is located at the Quad-Cities Campus in Moline, while the East Campus is located five miles south of Kewanee. Black Hawk College serves all or part of nine counties in northwestern Illinois with a population of more than 225,000 residents.
Operated as one college with two campuses and several outreach sites, Black Hawk College offers more than 140 career, certificate and transfer programs. The college also offers a wide range of special purpose and community service (outreach) programs.
Black Hawk College is a non-resident institution but offers a full array of recreational and athletic programs on each campus. Teams compete in the Arrowhead Athletic Conference of community colleges.
Black Hawk College operates within Illinois Community College District #503, an area encompassing 2,200 square miles in nine counties of northwestern Illinois (Bureau, Henderson, Henry, Knox, Marshall, Mercer, Rock Island, Stark and Whiteside). In addition to full-service campuses in Moline and near Kewanee, the college owns the Outreach Center in East Moline, the Adult Learning Center in Rock Island, and the Community Education Center in Kewanee and leases space at the Illinois workNet Center in Moline. Black Hawk College serves more people than any other institution of higher education in the Quad-Cities area.