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Your username/password for Blackboard@FSU are identical to your e-mail account. This account is known as your "Frostburg credentials". If you do not know your username & password or believe you have forgotten your password then please use the Password Management Portal.
You may wish to adjust your screen resolution following our screen resolution help page
Your computer configuration may not meet the minimum requirements for using Blackboard, check your configuration using our Requirements and Recommendations Check.
Use the Password Management Portal. NOTE: This will change your password for email, PeopleSoft/PAWS and the FSU network in addition to Blackboard.
Students should not include the '#' symbol (or any other special characters) in any filenames. These files are not able to be opened by the instructor. Please do not use this symbol (or any other special characters) in filenames.
Check with the instructor of the course to verify you are enrolled and that they have made the course available to you. Additionally, check with the business office and make sure no flags exist on your account.
You must use PAWS to combine or collapse any courses into a single, multiple enrollment, course. Please see this PDF for instructions.
By default all courses are not visible to students, once you've configured your course just how you want it you can make it available.
Courses will remain in the system for three semesters after a course has ended. So if a course was offered during Spring 2010 it would be removed from the Bb system at the beginning of Spring 2012. We suggest you Export your course material so you are able to that material into another course.
Instructors do not have the ability to add/remove users and/or change user roles within Blackboard. If you have a need for this type of request, please contact the Help Desk using the FSU Help Desk Portal.
Please contact the Help Desk using the FSU Help Desk Portal.
Students can access their Blackboard courses for 6 weeks after the end of the semester (unless the course is manually set to 'unavailable' by the instructor). If a student needs access to material after that time, please contact the Help Desk using the FSU Help Desk Portal.