Blackboard for Higher Education

An LMS Alone is Not Enough

We partner with you to ensure every student has an opportunity to succeed.

Solve Your Most Critical Challenges in Higher Education

We are your partner in change—working along side you to enable success for your institution, by helping you leverage innovative technologies and services. From student retention to brand reputation management, Blackboard offers solutions to your most pressing challenges.

Teaching & Learning

With Blackboard's digital learning solutions, you can drive academic effectiveness, learner engagement and enable continuous improvement through education insights.

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Learning Management System: Blackboard Learn

Redesigned with a modern, intuitive, fully responsive interface, Blackboard Learn now delivers a simpler, more powerful teaching and learning experience that goes beyond the traditional learning management system (LMS).

Blackboard Open LMS

Open-Source LMS: Blackboard Open LMS

Blackboard Open LMS™ provides a strong, open source foundation for competency-based blended, online and professional learning to drive institutional and organizational effectiveness

Virtual Classroom

Virtual Classroom: Blackboard Collaborate

Blackboard Collaborate™ is a simple, convenient and reliable online collaborative learning solution. This fully redesigned solution delivers a level of engagement that makes learners feel like they’re together in the same room via collaboration and conference tools.

Mobile Learning

Mobile Learning: Blackboard App & Blackboard Instructor

Mobile learning harnesses the power of Blackboard anytime, anywhere. Get instant mobile access to all aspects of your digital educational experience. Learning has no limits.

Analytics for Learn

Education Analytics: Blackboard Analytics

Increase enrollment, degree completion, student outcomes and learner engagement with insights produced from data you already have. With the help of Blackboard’s evidence-based solutions, colleges, universities and systems can identify and overcome barriers to student success and keep learners on track for graduation with high quality credentials.

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Accessibility: Blackboard Ally

Blackboard Ally helps institutions build a more inclusive learning environment and improve the student experience by helping them take clear control of course content with usability, accessibility and quality in mind.

Campus Enablement

Students and parents expect convenience and security navigating campus, visiting the bursar, or just doing laundry. Surpass their expectations with a unified campus solution.

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Security Solutions

Manage your campus physical security needs with Blackboard SMS, a complete, enterprise-class system—designed specifically for the unique requirements of the educational community—that integrates access control, video surveillance and monitoring capabilities.

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Payment Solutions

Whether it’s to simplify electronic billing, accept payments all over campus, offer flexible tuition payment plans or create online storefronts, Cashnet fits your everyday campus needs. Our consultative philosophy gives your administrators unparalleled dedicated support from a partner they can trust. Our advanced PCI-compliant technology integrates with your current ERP system to give your students and authorized payers enhanced, flexible payment options.

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Campus Store Solutions

Operate your independent store your way. Enhance your store service and offer a more dynamic product mix with comprehensive store management tools: mobile commerce, e-commerce, course materials management solution, stock acquisition technology, and a wide array of secure POS devices.

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Automated Attendance Monitoring

Taking attendance manually has proven historically challenging, time-consuming, and error-prone. Make monitoring attendance as easy as possible for faculty and provide a simple way for students to check in via a quick tap or swipe of their student ID.

"Students love the Ultra Experience. They're super excited about it because it is so modern and sleek looking."

Dawn McCain, Academic Technology Specialist, Office of Online Learning and Educational Technology, Stetson University


Student Services

Our solutions help institutions share student-specific information, relevant news and timely updates with learning community members to create a positive and supportive learning environment for every student.

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Marketing & Enrollment Services

Drive targeted growth. Achieve your enrollment goals. Performance marketing with measurable results to understand what’s working.

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Student Retention Services

Just-in-time coaching and nudging to engage with students exactly when they need support.

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One Stop Student Services

Providing virtual 24-7 support for students to ease the business of being a student.

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Comprehensive IT Help Desk

Technical support to help your institution provide an outstanding user experience.

Consulting Services

We believe in keeping it simple but strong, with innovative services that help you put great ideas to work quickly.


Optimize Your Investment

Innovative services that help you quickly put great ideas into practice. Whether you're been with us for a long time or are a new client planning to deploy our solutions for the first time, our team offers years of experience and proven expertise in everything you set out to do. Our focus is to help you get the most out of teaching and training technologies in order to create quality learning experiences that translate into success for all stakeholders.


Set the Standard for Quality, Teaching Excellence & a Better Student Experience

Blackboard’s Digital Teaching and Learning Series enables you to establish a standard of excellence for delivering teaching and learning online. It provides best-in-class training and certification to your academic staff.


Blackboard Digital Teaching & Learning Series

Today's learners have high expectations for their academic experience. Prepare your faculty to deliver a high quality, engaging teaching and learning experience leveraging the full potential of your educational technology investment.