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Black Hawk College

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About Black Hawk College

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.

Campus information

The Quad-Cities Campus is situated on a park-like 161-acre site on the south edge of Moline, Ill. Six well-equipped buildings are accessible to persons with mobility or physical disabilities and provide excellent facilities for both the education and recreation of students. Parking for the First Stop Center is available on the west side of Building 1 on the south side of 34th Avenue. Accessible parking spaces for vehicles displaying state-issued placards or license plates are available in Lots 1, 2 and 3.

The East Campus is located in Galva, Ill., five miles south of Kewanee. It is situated on a 102-acre site with rolling hills and cultivated farming ground.

The Outreach Center offers adult basic and continuing education courses, general education development (GED), alternative education classes, business and industrial training and special community programs.

The Community Education Center is located across the street from the Kewanee City Hall. Several services are available at this site including adult education, general education development (GED), business training, career assistance, college-credit classes, and continuing education.

Services available at the Adult Learning Center include general education development (GED) classes, English as a Second Language (ESL) classes, Business Training Center classes, computer classes, Optional Education (high school credit and youth GED) classes, LIFE (Literacy is for Everyone), Family Literacy Program and Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE) classes.

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. 

Accommodation

Quad-Cities Campus
The Villas student housing at Black Hawk College can accommodate two or four students. All apartments include a full kitchen complete with sink, stove, full-size refrigerator, and dishwasher and a completely furnished living room. All apartments are air conditioned.

BHC students only
Students may lease an apartment at The Villas at Black Hawk College only if they are enrolled as full-time students for 12 or more semester hours during the fall and spring semesters or six semester hours in the summer and are in good standing with current school fees paid. Verification of enrollment at Black Hawk College is required.

Features and Services
We have four-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments. Bedrooms are furnished with a desk and chair and queen-size bed. Each bedroom comes with a private bathroom and closet and keyed bedroom entry. Utilities, water, sewer, cable, and internet service are provided. Apartments have open floor plans.

The Villas at Black Hawk College also has a clubhouse which provides the residents with 24-hour service with laundry facilities, vending machines, mail services, fitness center, a huge social room with Wi-Fi, and study room. The Villas at Black Hawk College property office is also located in the clubhouse. This is conveniently located right beside The Villas. Food service is available on campus Monday through Friday (lunch only on Friday) along with a full array of vending machines.

Recreation
Students living at The Villas at Black Hawk College have access to the BHC Fitness Center, library and computer lab as well as easy access to activities conducted at the campus throughout the year.

Parking and Access
Parking is available for residents of The Villas at Black Hawk College immediately adjacent to the apartments in Lot 4.

Safety and Security
The apartments and parking lots are well-lit and monitored by our 24-hour surveillance cameras. Officers with the Black Hawk College Police Department are on duty and on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The apartments are equipped with a sprinkler system as well as smoke and carbon dioxide detectors.

Rental Information
Several different lease arrangements and payment plans are available. Rental rates include gas, electric, water, sewer and trash removal as well as cable and Internet service. Residents must pay for telephone service separately. A security deposit is required in addition to the rental payment. 

East Campus
East campus student housing is at the Prairie Pointe Apartments, LLC and can accommodate two or four students. All apartments include a full kitchen complete with sink, stove and full-size refrigerator, a completely furnished living room, a bathroom with shower and closets. All apartments are air conditioned. Utilities, satellite TV and wireless Internet service are provided.

BHC students only (full-time)
Students may lease an apartment at Prairie Pointe Apartments, LLC only if they are enrolled as full-time students for 12 or more semester hours during the fall and spring semesters or six semester hours in the summer. Verification of enrollment at Black Hawk College is required.

Features and Services
The four-student design includes two bedrooms with beds that may be bunked or non-bunked and a vanity in each bedroom. The two-student apartments feature private bedrooms for each resident.

Laundry facilities, vending machines, mail services and the Prairie Pointe Apartments, LLC building property manager office are located in the adjacent service building. Food service is available on campus Monday through Friday (lunch only on Friday) along with a full array of vending machines.

Recreation
Students living in Prairie Pointe Apartments, LLC have access to the campus Fitness Center, library and computer lab as well as easy access to activities conducted at the campus throughout the year.

Parking and Access
Parking is available for residents of Prairie Pointe Apartments, LLC immediately adjacent to the apartments.

Safety and Security
The apartments and parking lots are well-lighted. Officers with the Black Hawk College Police Department are on duty and on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The apartments are equipped with a sprinkler system as well as smoke and carbon dioxide detectors.

Rental Information
Several different lease arrangements and payment plans are available. Rental rates include gas, electric, water, sewer and trash removal as well as satellite television and wireless Internet service. Residents must pay for telephone service separately. A limited number of diesel truck hook-ups are also available at a fee, on a first-come, first-serve basis. A security deposit is required in addition to the rental payment. 

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