Student Blackboard Help Topics & Related Resources

New Features for Summer 2014safeAssign Test, Assignments, and Grades
My Grades: new look 
Discussion Board: new format, role highlighting, optional first post setting
Assignment, Blogs, Journals, Wikis: new formats
start Getting Started
How to get Blackboard Account
How to Login to Blackboard
What is the Blackboard Login Page?
What browsers can I use?
What Java version should I use?
What browser and Java browser am I using?
Tips for Success Taking Online Blackboard Tests
How do I view my Grades in Blackboard?
Who do I contact if I have a question about a grade posted in Blackboard?
Who do I contact if a grade is missing or not posted in Blackboard?
Sending Email
Trouble seeing posting on Discussion Board
Getting UMB Barcode without ID card
Using online library resources
courses Accessing Courses
Unable to find a registered course
Course menu is missing
groups Groups *
Discussion Board
Grade Center
Chat & Virtual Classroom
Blogs & Journals

* Note: Not all schools/programs at UMB are utilizing these features of Blackboard at this time.  Please contact your local school/program Insructional Technology or Help Desk staff for usage-specific guidance.