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Blackboard Learn

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

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System Announcements

  • Possible Blackboard interruption of service (Wednesday, July 13, 2016)

    On Friday, July 22, 2016 between the hours of 2:00 AM EDT and 6:00 AM EDT, Blackboard Engineers will be performing required maintenance on our servers. No interruption of service is expected, but brief interruptions of service during this time can't be ruled out.

  • Blackboard Help (Tuesday, December 15, 2015)

    Students and Faculty, please call us 24/7 with your questions at (202) 885-3904, or write us at

  • Please do not use Internet Explorer when using Blackboard. (Wednesday, October 21, 2015)

    It is recommended that you use Firefox, Safari or Chrome when using Blackboard.

  • Mobile Blackboard Apps are Free! (Thursday, July 16, 2015)

    The Blackboard Mobile Learn Application is now free for all AU users! You can download it for free from the App store and there will be no subscription charges. Additionally, there is a BB student app that students can use to access their courses on mobile devices. Search for BB Student in the app store.