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Online Orientation

Student on computer and blackboard logoAccessing and Using Blackboard

Blackboard (Bb) is WKU’s learning management system, which is used for the delivery of web classes. It is also frequently used to supplement face-to-face classes. It can be accessed at or through the myWKU portal.

Once you arrive at the login page, you will login using your Net ID and password. If you do not know your NetID and password, you may look up this information at It is very important you keep your login information secure.

New Blackboard Users can access helpful video tutorials and guides by logging in, clicking the Help tab located in the top Blackboard menu and selecting "Blackboard Help for Students."

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Note: documents in Excel format (XLS) require Microsoft Viewer,
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Note: documents in Word format (DOC) require Microsoft Viewer,
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Note: documents in Powerpoint format (PPT) require Microsoft Viewer,
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Note: documents in Quicktime Movie format [MOV] require Apple Quicktime,
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 Last Modified 4/8/15