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Blackboard Help for Students

A selection of instructions for using Blackboard

Blackboard 9 FAQs: Frequently asked questions by University of Hartford students about Blackboard.

Help!! I Can't See My Blackboard Course!: If you are formally enrolled for a course, and your instructor is using Blackboard, you should see it on your course list. Find out what to do if you can't see your course on Blackboard.

Student Guide to Blackboard: Basic guide for working with Blackboard.

Hardware/Software Specifications: What you need to use Blackboard.

Using Blackboard's Assignment Tool: If your instructor asks you to 'hand in' assignments in Blackboard, check out these instructions.

Ways to Communicate in Blackboard: Check out ways in which your instructor might be communicating with you using Blackboard: email. messages, roster, groups, collaboration tools (chat), discussion board...

Are You Assigned to a Group in Your Blackboard Course?: Find out what you can do as a group member in your Blackboard course.

Using a Mac to Access Blackboard: Check out basic tips and tricks for Mac users.

Go to Blackboard's Login Page

  • Your username is the first part of your email name (do NOT include @hartford part)
  • Your password is last four digits of your University ID.

For Blackboard support, contact the Student Help Desk at (860) 768-4357 or

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