How to Use Blackboard

Are you a student looking for help?

If you are unable to find the information you are looking for here, contact you school's help desk or student services department for further assistance.

The accessibility of the Blackboard Learn™ platform is an important part of design and development at Blackboard. We are committed to providing adequate documentation, tutorials, and references for those looking for more information about how to use Blackboard Learn. Whether you are a student, faculty member, instructional designer, or administrator, we are here to help you use Blackboard Learn and answer your accessibility questions.

Screen Reader Tutorials

These tutorials provide users with release specific information on how to navigate Blackboard Learn using a screen reader.

Accessibility Release Notes

These documents provide release specific information on accessibility features, workarounds, and the remaining challenges in Blackboard Learn.

System Administrators, if you have difficulties in enabling Blackboard Learn to support all of your users on your campus, we encourage you to visit for more resources on usability and accessibility or contact our technical support team.

Universal Design and Accessibility on CourseSites

If you would like guidance in building courses that are accessible or learning more about technology and accessibility, we encourage you to request enrollment in our free self-paced course Universal Design and Accessibility for Online Learning available through CourseSites. Click on the course name and request enrollment.

If you are interested in obtaining a copy if this course to customize and facilitate at your own school, visit Behind the Blackboard. Administrators can log in and download a course archive to restore on a local system.