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Upcoming Blackboard Migration

NDSU's Blackboard learning management system will be moved to a single Blackboard service for all 11 N.D. University System campuses.

May 2018 has been identified as a tentative date for NDSU's move into the consolidated Blackboard system. Visit the Blackboard Migration page for the latest updates.

Blackboard Learn Upgrade Complete - July 15

The Blackboard system was upgraded to latest available verion on 7/15/17.

Instructors and students both will see several new features including drag-and-drop functionality for files and folders, along with assignment submission receipts for students.  The upgrade also includes fixes for some reported bugs in Blackboard.

Details about specific changes and new features!

Contact the IT Help Desk at 701-231-8685 or ndsu.helpdesk@ndsu.edu if you have questions or need assistance.

What is Blackboard?

Blackboard is an online course management system that allows professors to post grades, information, and assignments.

In Blackboard, students can:

  • Retrieve course documents
  • Turn in assignments
  • Take quizzes and tests
  • Communicate with their instructors and other students
  • Check their grades
  • Participate in Discussions and post to Blogs, Journals, and Wikis
Get Help with Blackboard:

  • Login to Blackboard - click the Bb Help tab at the top-right side of the screen
  • Open Blackboard's Help from any course:

    • Instructors - click Help at the bottom of the Control Panel menu
    • Students - click Tools | Blackboard Help for Students

  • Call the IT Help Desk at (701) 231-8685
  • Submit a Help Ticket via an online form
  • Send email to: ndsu.instructional.services@ndsu.edu
  • Follow us on Twitter  (ndsuis)
Blackboard Training

Visit the ITS Training page for information about upcoming training sessions.

Contact Instructional Services at ndsu.instructional.services@ndsu.edu if you have any questions.


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North Dakota State University
IT Help Desk Phone: +1 (701) 231-8685
Administrative Calls Only: +1 (701) 231-7961 / Fax: (701) 231-8541
Campus address: Quentin Burdick Building 206
Physical/delivery address: 1320 Albrecht Blvd, Fargo, ND 58102
Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 4510 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
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Last Updated: Friday, August 25, 2017 3:25:41 PM
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