Getting Started With Blackboard

Blackboard is a web-based platform that acts as a central location for you to access course materials, turn in assignments, receive feedback from instructors, and more. Here is a helpful video tutorial playlist on how to navigate the basic features on Blackboard.  

Blackboard Assignment Tools


The Blackboard Ally tool helps you download content in the format that works best for you. Check out these tutorials to get started:

Share critical analyses, written reflections, and other forms of writing in a digital format with Blackboard’s blog and journals. Check out these tutorials to learn more:

Find out how to take tests, quizzes, exams, and other types of online tests on the Blackboard platform.

Respondus is a software that locks down the testing environment within Blackboard. Take a look at these sources before taking a test with Respondus. 

Download LockDown on your computer:

Turnitin is an online plagiarism detection tool that checks your papers for originality and provides instructors with a suite of tools to help assess a student’s writing.


Similarity Report

Graded Assignment

SafeAssign is a plagiarism prevention tool integrated into Blackboard that compares student’s papers against a database of academic papers, internet sources, and other student submissions.

Get To Know the Blackboard App

Did you just download the Blackboard app on your mobile device? Discover all its features with our helpful tutorials.

Explore how to navigate courses, see new content, set up push notifications, and more. 

Need help learning about the app? Visit the Blackboard help center for assistance. 

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