Blackboard How-to Videos, Manuals, and Downloads

Blackboard Video Help These short “How-to” videos provide answers to the most common questions students and faculty have about Blackboard. The videos below introduce you to the Blackboard Learning System environment, general navigation, and core tools used in the teaching and learning process.

Searching this Page

To search this page, press and hold the 'CTRL' key on your keyboard.  Continue holding the 'CTRL' key and press the letter 'F' on your keyboard.  Once you have clicked 'CTRL + F' a search bar will appear. Now type the word or phrase you want to find into the search bar.

  • Student Videos
  • Faculty Videos
  • Manuals & Downloads

Logging In

Working in your Course (essentials)

Working in your Course (advanced)

Navigating, Staying Organized, and Communicating

SafeAssign for Students

Blackboard Add-ons

Setting Your Preferences and controlling your Environment

For additional training materials, faculty may access the Blackboard Training and Support course by signing into their Blackboard account. This course will be included under the ‘My Courses’ section of their Blackboard account.

Getting Started

Manage your Course

Customizing a Course

Tests, Surveys, and Pools



Blackboard Communities

Blackboard IM

Blackboard Collaborate


Grade Center



Managing Group Work

Discussion Board


Advanced Blackboard Tools

Reporting and Course Utilities



All Blackboard Users

Sometimes, you may need additional software to view and listen to instructional content within your course. These plug-ins are free to download.



Blackboard Mobile App

Browsers and Software Helpers