New Email-based Blackboard Login Aug. 2, 2021

July 23, 2021
Submitted By: Lorelle Wilson

As of Aug. 2, 2021, Blackboard will be the latest campus application to start using email credentials to login, referred to as single sign-on (SSO). Starting Aug. 2, all Blackboard users will use the first part of their email (without as their username and their email password as their Blackboard password. 

Anyone who has been using the Blackboard apps or who has bookmarked Blackboard in their browser may have to re-login using their email credentials. Anyone currently using a guest account should contact FCLD for information on how to access Blackboard after Aug. 2. If you require a password reset after Aug. 2, 2021, please go to or call ITS at 860.768.4256. Until then, continue reaching out to (students) and (faculty and staff) for all password and account reset questions.