Blackboard Instructions

Blackboard is an interactive site in which students can view course syllabi, assignments, and other material as provided by the instructor.

To access Blackboard, go to any computer with internet access and in the address line, type the following:

User Name Information

Your user name will be your first and last name under which you are registered at the university. It is entered in all lower case letters with an underscore between your first and last name. In either your first or last name, do not include any special characters such as apostrophes or hyphens. Do not enter spaces anywhere in your username.

Personalizing your password

After you access Blackboard, please click on the Personal Information button to the left of your screen and change your password to one of your own choosing.

Need Help?

Please contact the Information Technology Department Helpdesk at (510) 436-1611 or