Blackboard is an online course management system which provides access to course materials, assignments and class discussions. Increasingly, class lectures are made available in video format for review and further study.
BLACKBOARD STATUS / ALERTS
McGraw Hill Connect has been upgraded!
To All Faculty: There is a new process of connecting McGraw Hill Connect links to your Blackboard course pages. After January 1st, 2024, it will be the only way to connect McGraw Hill content to your courses on Blackboard.
Please schedule a meeting with Martina Downey to transition to the new LTIA version of McGraw Hill. You can schedule a Zoom meeting with Martina to complete the new McGraw Hill LTIA process together.
Click the link below to schedule a meeting with Martina Downey, or email Martina at the address listed below:
It is also possible to complete this process on your own. For a brief video-tutorial on the new LTIA process, please follow the web link below:
Or if you would like to see a step-by-step guide with screenshots, please follow the web link below:
Change to Adding Teaching Assistants, Observers, or Co-Instructors to Blackboard
As of March 1st, 2023, the process to adding users to Blackboard has changed. Instructors are no longer able to add users to courses themselves. In order to add a Teaching Assistant, Observer, or Co-Instructor to Blackboard, please follow the web link below to download and fill out the form, the email address to return it to is within the form:
Attention Graduating Seniors — Message from the Starr Career Development Center
As this chapter of your academic career comes to a close, we kindly ask that you share your with post-graduation plans with us so we can capture your class’ employment status and grad school plans. If you are still unsure of your post graduate plans, we hope to use this brief survey to better assist you with your transition to your next professional destination.
Access your school-specific survey below:
Akademos Textbook Adoption & Analytics Platform
Faculty Members — Don’t forget to upload your textbook information into Baruch College’s new textbook platform. It’s called Akademos. More information on how to use Akademos to improve the education experience for your students can be found at the website below:
Use the Mozilla Firefox Web Browser for Blackboard
Please do NOT use the Microsoft Edge browser when accessing course materials on Blackboard. Students & Faculty will encounter a “Server Error – 404 – File or Directory not found” error message when clicking course materials on a Blackboard course page while using the Microsoft Edge web browser. Instead, please use the Mozilla Firefox web browser to access the same files — no error message will appear, and you can view or download the course material normally.
It is strongly recommended that students, faculty, and staff use the Mozilla Firefox Web Browser when working with Blackboard.
Blackboard After-Hours Support
After-hours Blackboard support is available weeknights and weekends during the following hours:
- Weeknights – Between 8:00 PM and 8:00 AM the next morning
- Weekends – All day and night on Saturdays and Sundays
Students and Faculty with a pressing Blackboard question can call Blackboard for assistance at the following number:
Update Your Email Address for Blackboard
Remember to Add or Update Your E-Mail Address on Blackboard. Please be sure to add or update your email address on Blackboard to ensure you are receiving course material and information as needed. You can add or update your email address on Blackboard by following the instructions at the weblink below:
Important Note: Blackboard only accepts official CUNY E-Mail addresses from one of the CUNY Campuses. (i.e., @baruchmail.cuny.edu / @baruch.cuny.edu)
Make Your Course Available
At the beginning of every semester, Blackboard courses are unavailable to students, and instructors have to manually enable their courses. Instructions on how to make your course available can be found by clicking the link below: