Blackboard Quick Start

The following information will allow you to quickly and easily get started with Blackboard

By default all courses that exist in the PeopleSoft system exist in Blackboard. All you need to do is populate the course with your materials and make the course available to your students. The following information below will assist you in this process.

Critical Steps

You must complete the following steps to allow your students to access Bb and view your Syllabus
Step 1:  Access Blackboard & Your Course
Blackboard icon Accessing Courses
This document will step you through how to access your Bb Course Site

Step 2: Course Availability
Your students will be able to access your course once it is made available

Blackboard icon Making Your Course Available
This document will step you through how to make your course available to your students
Step 3: Adding Course Files
You can add your Syllabus or other course files to your course site
Blackboard icon Adding Course Files
This document will show you how to add course files
Step 4: Creating an Announcement and Emailing your Students
Blackboard icon Create an Announcement
This document will step you through how to create an announcement in your Bb course
Blackboard icon Email Students using the Bb Tool
This document will step you through how to use the Bb email feature

Additional Steps

Create & Navigate a Discussion Forum
Blackboard icon Create a Discussion Forum
This document will show Instructors how to create a discussion forum
Additional Support Documents and Tutorials
Information for your students
The following link will provide information for you students
For any other questions:
Follow the link below and submit a service request.








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