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Information Technology Services - Blackboard Support

WKU Blackboard

WKU Blackboard offers a secure, online teaching and learning space for the WKU community. Faculty can activate accounts on the system by attending an initial face-to-face or online training workshop that covers the basics of using Blackboard. To register for a Blackboard workshop, go to the IT Training Site and select the appropriate training. Once faculty members have completed the Blackboard New Instructor Workshop, they can create course sites and activate student accounts for the sites using the Faculty Tools tab inside Blackboard. Faculty and students can participate in online teaching and learning activities by logging into their course sites at

Accessing Blackboard

Blackboard is accessed with your WKU NetID username and password. 

Help and Support

If you need assistance with Blackboard, contact the IT Helpdesk at (270) 745-7000.


Blackboard Mobile Learning

Teach and learn from here, there, anywhere

Blackboard mobile apps extend and enrich the course experience of the Blackboard Learn platform in native applications built for a range of popular mobile devices.

To learn more, click the links listed below:

Blackboard Instructor Mobile App

Blackboard (Mobile App for Students)

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 Last Modified 8/8/18