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Blackboard is NDSU's Learning Management System connecting students, faculty and staff both inside and outside of the class room.


Many instructors use Blackboard to:

  • Share course syllabi and materials 
  • Distribute class assignments 
  • Assign tests 
  • Post grades and feedback 
  • Facilitate student collaboration and more
View the related resources below to learn more about Blackboard.

Intended Audience

  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students

Using this service


24/7/365 [*Standard outages]

Support contact

IT Help Desk
Phone (701) 231-8685


University-funded: no charge.

Related resources

Blackboard on Demand Resources - Instructors

  • Getting Started - Browser support, navigating inside a course, personal settings and other helpful beginner tips.
  • Assignments - Create and edit, grade settings, multiple attempts, downloading, and self/peer assessments.
  • Course Content - Create content, reuse content, release content, mobile-friendly courses, course files and best practices.
  • Grading - Navigate grading, grade columns, external column, attendance, rubrics, history, and grade reports and statistics.
  • Interact with Students - Announcements, email, discussions, groups, journals, blogs, wikis and other communication tools.
  • Test, Pools and Surveys - Creating test/surveys, questions settings, test/survey options, question types, edit test questions and much more.

Blackboard on Demand Resources - Students

  • Getting Started - Browser support, navigate inside a course, find your course, and how to succeed online.
  • About You - Personal settings, profile and portfolios.
  • Assignments - Submit assignments, submit group assignments, supported file types, assignment grades and more.
  • Grades - My grades page, new grade alerts, submission receipts, view feedback and more.
  • Interact with Others - Blogs, discussions, email, groups, journals, and other communication tools.
  • Stay in the Loop - Activity stream, announcements, calendar, course notices and notifications.

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Owner:Michael R.Group:Information Technology Division
Created:2020-06-25 11:54 CDTUpdated:2020-07-10 10:46 CDT
Sites:Information Technology Division
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