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Blackboard Learn (v.9.1)

Information for Students

Our Blackboard version is 9.1 (update Q4 2015).

  • If you have questions about Blackboard, or the student portal in general, check out the Student FAQ.
  • Check if you're using a Supported Browser.

Also see below for helpful documentation and descriptions of Blackboard features and tools:

My Blackboard:  This is a navigation and notifications interface.

Avatars - upload an avatar to personalize your online presence in Blackboard.

Submit Assignment - Detailed help for submitting an online assignment in Blackboard.

Checking Your Grades - (short Blackboard video) Two cautions here: 

  • We do not use the Tools module that's shown as the first method of checking grades
  • Instructors have complete discretion as to how much information is revealed in the My Grades tool, or if it's used at all.

Viewing Requirements for Panopto Recordings

Using Collaborate

Using a Group Signup Sheet

Other Support Resources

You may also want to search for your answer at the Blackboard student documentation site. Bear in mind that there are a few features that we do not have configured as described on this generic support site. If the documentation doesn't seem to match what you're seeing, please see our UR support contact information below.

If your questions are not answered here, or if you would like to offer feedback on Blackboard, please email your school's Blackboard support staff:

Arts, Sciences and Engineering:
Warner School of Education:
Eastman School of Music:
Simon School of Business: