Blackboard for Summer Sessions:

* Summer session courses will be available ONLY at: starting April 13

* Any instructor using Blackboard for Spring 2015 courses, or developing courses for Fall 2015, should continue to use the current system:

More information will follow on the planned outage for the current system this summer and the new features coming for Fall 2015.

Blackboard is available at

For support, please email

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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For immediate support:

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