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Blackboard Introduction

Blackboard Learn is the centrally-supported learning management system used by faculty and students at UIC.

To access UIC Blackboard go to and login using your UIC NetID and password.

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  • Internet Explorer should be avoided.
    Use Chrome, Safari, Edge (Chromium) or Firefox browser for the best Blackboard Learn experience.
  • Enable cookies
    Enabling cookies is recommended to ensure Blackboard third-party integrations function properly.
  • Download the Blackboard App
    The Blackboard smartphone app is available for students to receive mobile updates, participate in course-related activities, and view grades.
  • Access content when offline
    The offline content feature provides continuous access to course content regardless of your internet connection. While you have an internet connection, download some content that you want to view when you’re offline. You can download available content for an entire course or just specific items. Auto-sync ensures your downloads are updated the next time you’re online.
  • Update your preferred first name and pronouns
    Help classmates and instructors get to know you. Learn more: