Faculty Resources

Self-Help Documentation and Tutorials

The TU Blackboard team provides Towson University-specific documentation for using Blackboard. All TU courses that exist in PeopleSoft can be moved to an online format through Blackboard.

Get Started

Follow these steps to move your courses online. Need Help? Email  or see more support options.

  1. Check your computer's browser settings.

  2. Login to Blackboard using your TU NetID and password.

  3. Use the resources below to begin customizing your course.

This service and vendor documentation are cloud hosted. Updates are not controlled by Towson University.

Accessing Blackboard & Settings

Ultra Course View & Original Course View 

Ultra Course View 

Adding Content

Communication

Assessments

Grading

Managing Course

Orignal Course View

(Available until end of Summer 2024)

Adding Content 

Communication

Assessments

Grading

Managing Course

3rd Party Integrations

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

Zoom Blackboard Integration

WebEx Blackboard Integration

Akindi - Bubble Sheet Tests (a Scantron alternative)

This service and vendor documentation are cloud hosted. Updates are not controlled by Towson University.

Course banners

Instructions for Using a Course Banner Self-Help (PDF)

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