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Blackboard Learn is available to anyone with a CougarNet login and can be accessed through or

Requesting a Course

You must use the Course Request form to use Blackboard Learn and this must be done each and every semester. You will need your course number/section number to fill out the form.

Request a Blackboard course or check its status:

Adding a TA

To add a TA to your Blackboard class, you will need to choose your TA from the TA list found in the Course Request form. You wll need the TAs PSID. In the course request form you can click on the instructor link to take you to the TA assignment. This can be done anytime during the semester. You will be sent an email to verify you have made the request as a last step in the process.

Faculty Workshops

Whether you are an experienced user of Blackboard Learn or a new adopter, we have a workshop tailored just for you. Visit our Events and Workshops page to schedule a session for Learn, or for other tools, such as, Blackboard Collaborate, Turning Point, Respondus and Turnitin.

Troubleshooting Blackboard Learn

If you are having trouble connecting to Blackboard Learn, trouble with your account, questions about how to use a tool, or needs concerning one of the add-on tools available with Blackboard Learn, please go to the following link for online help:

For technical issues related to Blackboard, you can call 844-570-6763 (available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week) or go to this onlline help

Instructional Design

Resources are available to help you create your course using Blackboard Learn. There are many tools available to help make the delivery of your material more effective.

Find an Instructional Designer to help you.

If you have any questions about UH Distance Education, please contact