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: https://blackboard.hnu.edu

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.

  • Username Example: matthew_miller
  • Password information: your 7 digit Student ID number

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.

Blackboard Mobile App

Great news for Faculty and Students: the Blackboard app will soon be available for ALL iOS and Android users! Starting September 10th, you can use your iPhone®, iPad®, iPod touch®, and Android® devices on any carrier or network to access grades, assignments, discussions, and much more with the Blackboard Mobile Learn app.  

To use Blackboard Mobile Learn, you will be prompted to subscribe to the app via one of two options:
• $1.99* for 1 year of access
• $5.99* for unlimited access

You can find the app by searching for “Blackboard Mobile Learn” in the App Store or Google Play store.

Be sure to follow @Bb_Mobile and @BbMobileSupport for updates!

*Plus any applicable taxes

Need Help?

Please contact the Information Technology Department Helpdesk at (510) 436-1611 or helpdesk@hnu.edu