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NEW Ultra Course View for Students and Staff

Below is an overview of Blackboard Learn Ultra for Students.


Blackboard Learn Ultra (new) is a learning management system used as an online resource for instructors and the entire NDSU and North Dakota University System community. This page is for students and staff who are enrolled in face-to-face, and online courses. The resources included help to guide students in navigating, interacting, submitting work, and taking tests in their Blackboard Learn courses.

Help, consultation, training

IT Help Desk

Intended Audience

  • Students
  • Staff

Using this solution


24/7/365 [*Standard outages]


University-funded: no charge.


North Dakota University System (NDUS) account

Getting Started

  • Set up the Duo Mobile app authentication before logging in to Blackboard.
  • Set up your Blackboard Ultra profile and notifications to best meet your needs.
  • Log in and check to make sure all of your courses are listed.
  • Review the course syllabus and textbook requirements before or on the first day of class.
  • If you have questions, ask your instructor

Best Practices

  • Check your courses frequently to stay on top of things
  • Talk with your instructor(s) with any questions
  • Organize your work and create timelines

Learn More/How To's


Use Cases

  • Distribute course materials in various formats
  • Provide information on and access to activities, assessments, and interactions
  • Instructors communicate with students by posting announcements, creating discussion forums, and providing timely feedback on progress
  • Students can communicate with their classmates and instructors

Universal Design/Accessibility

  • Using strategies and guidelines from Universal Design for Learning and ensuring all of the course content is accessible creates a welcoming and inclusive classroom environment.  

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Keywordsservice, blackboard, student, students, lms, staff, blackboard learn, learn   Doc ID132870
OwnerSharley K.GroupIT Knowledge Base
Created2023-11-16 17:42:57Updated2024-07-08 14:23:18
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