Blackboard Upgrade: On January 6th, Blackboard will be upgraded to version 9.1 April 2014 release. Click here for an overview of new features and updates.

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Blackboard is a web-based course management system that makes it easy for instructors to manage materials distribution, assignments, communications, and other aspects of instruction for their courses. This service is available at no cost and is supported for use by all faculty and instructors at Cornell University and extension units. Use of Blackboard is subject to the terms and conditions set forth on the Terms and Conditions page.

For more information about Blackboard or other services, such as video hosting and production, lecture capture, e-portfolios, assessment tools, or polling and clickers, email Academic Technologies at or browse this help website.

  • Course Site requests: Faculty and their Administrative assistants can request Blackboard course sites in Faculty Center ( for Spring 2015 courses.

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