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Academic Technology Launchpad: Blackboard

Quick Guide to computer and academic technology resources for students.

New Blackboard Navigation Menu!

undefinedBlackboard Ultra Base Navigation is HERE! 

What is Ultra Base Navigation? 
A modern, intuitive navigation menu available in Blackboard. It includes links to new pages such as the Activity Stream, Calendar, Messages, etc. that provide quick access to the most critical information consolidated from all your courses. Don't worry though, your courses have not changed. Only the navigation menu. Login to Blackboard to look around or click here to see what the new navigation menu looks like. 


student computer Help logoblackboard logo  Login to Blackboard   

  •     MATC's online Learning Management System used with many courses

Getting Started with Blackboard

1. Create / Activate your Student Account

You can login to Blackboard with your college username or email address and password usually within about 10 minutes after creating your account. Sometimes it takes an overnight process.

2. Check your Computer and Browser

3. Login to Blackboard

You'll find links to Blackboard on the Madison College Current Students page and at the top of Library web pages  

4. Log out

Log off the computer completely. Log out of Blackboard or other applications especially when using a shared computer.       undefined

Getting started with a practice course

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If you would like access to a practice course - that may help you get started using Blackboard, send an email request to Student Computer Help. Include your name and username and mention that you would like to be added to a Blackboard practice course.