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Carthage Campus



The Branch Campus is located on the north edge of Carthage just off Highway 94. This satellite location serves the communities, businesses, organizations, and school districts in Hancock County and a portion of McDonough County in western Illinois. The full service campus provides baccalaureate, career, community education, and general study programs. Some popular career and technical programs offered at The Branch Campus include medical assisting, criminal justice, accounting, business, and administrative office programs. 


Students also have access to a wellness room for exercise, and lounges for study and relaxation between classes. Students receive individualized attention for academic advising, career counseling, and financial aid planning in a relaxed, friendly educational atmosphere. Tutoring and support services are also available. Seminars, workshops, and customized training for business and industry are also available.



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Debra Miller
Dean of Extension Services
305 Sandburg Drive
Carthage, Illinois 62321
Phone: (217) 357-3129
Fax: (217) 357-3512



Carl Sandburg College Auditorium




1160 Buchanan
Carthage, IL 62321
Phone: (217) 357-9479




The Carl Sandburg College Auditorium that holds over 450 people complete with dressing rooms and a box office. If you are interested in renting the Sandburg Auditorium, please fill out the form below and return to Linda Thomas, Carl Sandburg College Auditorium, 1160 Buchanan in Carthage, IL 62321.


Request Form
Sandburg Auditorium Agreement Addendum