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Blackboard is an online learning environment where instructors and students interact. Blackboard engages students in exciting new ways, reaches them on their terms and on their own devices!

Blackboard App is the mobile version that enables students to stay up-to-date on their academic progress and requirements. Mobile Learn promotes collaboration and engagement between instructors and students through discussions, blogs, and more. It also enables faculty to track students’ participation and assignment submissions.

Features and Benefits
• My Blackboard - Your one stop shop for everything you need.
• Notifications - View messages, alerts, and courses.
• Calendar - View your course assignment due dates, and add personal
• Communicate with faculty and classmates by email, chat, or discussion.
• Mobile - Access your class information online from any device.
• Assignments and tests can be viewed, downloaded, and completed online.
• Collaborate - Faculty can set up study groups and spaces to work together
even when you can't get together in person.

Blackboard Mobile Access:
Go to your mobile app store and download the Blackboard App.

Blackboard App
• Access and manage your courses
• Take assignments, tests and quizzes
• Access and submit your discussions
• Stay on task with push notifications & activity stream updates
• Quickly access your grades
Getting Started
Access Blackboard Learn from
Just log in and click on the Blackboard link to quickly connect.

For Students - View classes listed the day classes begin. Students who register after classes begin will see their classes listed by the end of the first week of classes. If your classes are not listed by that time, visit the Help Desk and request assistance. Only classes whose faculty request use of Blackboard will be listed.

For Faculty - View classes 4-6 weeks before they begin, or within 48 working hours after requesting a shell. Only classes for which you are the "faculty of record" will be listed.

Faculty - Request A Course Shell
Contact the Technology Support Help Desk at 915.747.4357 or visit for other support methods.

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Blackboard Learn Video Tutorials for Students
Blackboard App Video Tutorial for Students

Blackboard Learn Video Tutorials for Faculty


Technology Support Help Desk
Phone: 915.747.4357 (HELP)

Technology Support Help Desk

Software Workshops

On demand software with my apps

Online software tutorials

Helpful Links:

In the event of a major system outage, please contact us at (915) 740-2001