Welcome UofL Students - Are you Blackboard Ready?

To help prepare you for the upcoming semester, please review the following Blackboard tips, resources and instructions below.

Log into Blackboard

Signing into Blackboard

SSO Login User Interface

Browse to blackboard.louisville.edu, click SSO (Single Sign-On) Login, and enter your ULink credentials.

For example: Louie01@louisville.edu and your password.

Watch this video to learn how to login to Blackboard.

Class not appearing on Blackboard?

Class not appearing on Blackboard?

Were you waitlisted for this course and not yet enrolled? Check ULink.

Does the instructor not have the course available? Check the course start date.

If you believe the course should be appearing In Blackboard for you, check with the Registrar’s office at 502-852-6522, by e-mail at regoff@louisville.edu or visit the Houchens Bldg, Room LL31 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday.

Locked out of Blackboard?

Locked out of Blackboard?

To change your password, click here.

Contact the UofL ITS helpdesk at 502-852-7997 or online at louisville.edu/its/get-help/its-helpdesk.

Can’t see course content?

Can’t see course content?

Course content (i.e. syllabus, assignments) is made available by the course instructor(s). Reach out to your instructor for more information.

Replying to a course discussion

Replying to a course discussion
  1. Open an instructor or classmate’s thread (post) inside a forum (topic) by clicking on it.
  2. Click the reply button at the bottom of the open thread.
  3. Type your reply, you can also attach files or provide links to interesting sites or videos
  4. Select submit.

For more detailed information on replying to discussions, click here.

Submitting a course assignment

Submitting a course assignment
  1. Open the assignment
  2. Select write submission -OR- Select browse my computer to upload a file from your computer -OR- Drag files from your computer to the hot spot in the attach files area.
  3. Select submit.

For more detailed information on submitting assignments, click here.

Keeping track of Blackboard assignments, tests and due dates

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Install the Blackboard app on your phone by downloading it for free from your app store!

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Controlling Blackboard notifications

Controlling Blackboard notifications

For more detailed information on notifications, check out this resource or watch this video.

Upload your picture to your profile

Upload your picture to your profile
  1. Login to Blackboard.
  2. Click your name on the left global navigation menu.
  3. Click on the silhouette at the top of the page.
  4. Click upload new profile picture.
  5. Browse the computer and select your image.
  6. Click submit.

Ally for students

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UofL offers a Blackboard feature called Ally that allows you to download your course files in different formats.

For more detailed information and instructions on how to use Ally, watch this video or click here to learn more.

Contact the Blackboard Helpdesk Office at 502-852-8833 or by email at Bbsupport@louisville.edu
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