Blackboard Academic Suite™
Welcome to the Blackboard e-Education platform-- designed to enable educational innovations everywhere by connecting people and technology.

Fall 2008 & older shells only

For Winter/Spring, Summer & Fall 2009 shells, click
Blackboard Enterprise Edition


About usernames and passwords
  • Your Blackboard username IS the same as your Dowling email username.
  • Your Blackboard password IS NOT the same as your email password.
  • Discussion board issues: IE7 may fail on this version of Blackboard. Use IE6 or FireFox 3. Workaround
  • Once you login, you will only see classes for which your professor has requested a "class shell".
  • Plan ahead: login help is currently available during HelpDesk business hours.

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Blackboard Academic Suite™
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Blackboard Academic Suite™
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