Blackboard Help

You can login to Blackboard using links from the My Courses tab in OwlNet or by using and your OwlNet username/password combination. For Blackboard technical assistance, please contact or call 443-412-2256.

Quick Start Guides

Short handouts (10 pages or less) to get you started:

Reference Manuals

Longer guides for in-depth assistance. Release 9 version is the latest available.
NOTE: HCC is currently on Release 9.1; these documents may contain outdated information.

Web-Based Help

Quick links to the Help menus available when logged in to Blackboard:

Other References

Video Tutorials

(provided by Blackboard OnDemand Learning Center)

Overview & Content Editing

Adding Multimedia

Announcements & Scheduling

Tests, Surveys & Pools


Discussion Boards


Blogs and Journals


Managing Groups


Grade Center


Setting Permissions & Course Utilities


Reporting Tools