Blackboard: Faculty Help

Check out the new Blackboard Content Editor. It is now available!

GVSU Blackboard 101- self-paced course to learn to use the basic features of Blackboard.

Blackboard is offering instructors a free webinar series to help accelerate their move to online.  

Blackboard Help for Instructors is also another beneficial resource to help guide instructors on how to get started and best leverage Bb Learn in teaching.

Have a question about Blackboard? We're here to help!

Also see

Blackboard Ally (Accessibility)

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra (Live Web Conferencing)

Panopto (Video)

Getting Started

Menu Area

Building Content





Grade Center

Control Panel

More support information is available on Blackboard's Help Site for Instructors.

eLearning Support

Blackboard how-to and general questions, please contact:

Phone: (616) 331-8526
Web Site: Teaching with Technology Support
Hours: 8 - 4, Monday through Friday 

24x7 After Hours Support is Available
(616) 331-2101

GVSU IT Services

Technical support, problems, login, error message questions, please contact:

Phone: (616) 331-2101 Toll Free: (855) 435-7488
Web Site: IT Services
Hours: View current GVSU IT Services Hours 

24x7 After Hours Support is Available
(616) 331-2101

Faculty suggestions for Blackboard

If you wish to make a product suggestion directly to Blackboard, visit

  • To create an account click register
  • Login to the site
  • Click on Product Engagement > Submit an Idea
  • Select “Learn” and “Learn Original” for the product.