System Announcements

System Announcements

  • Instructors: Technology Enhancement Week Training Opportunities (Monday, September 10, 2018)

    All instructors are invited to attend Technology Enhancement Week, September 17-21, 2018, hosted by the Faculty Technology Development Center. Many technology related workshops will be offered, including quite a few on Blackboard related topics. These events are free to all faculty, staff, and graduate instructors. Registration is required. See ittraining.olemiss.edu for more details and to register.


  • Getting Started in Blackboard (Monday, August 20, 2018)


    Students: Need help learning to navigate Blackboard? Take a look at the following links:

    Things Students Need to Know About Blackboard

    Tips for Taking Tests in Blackboard


    Instructors: Need help setting up your course in Blackboard? The following links may help:

    Enabling Your Class in Blackboard

    Copying Course Content from a Previous Semester Course

    Creating Assignments

    Using the Grade Center


    Still need help? The Blackboard Help Site provides answers to frequently asked questions for both Students and Instructors.


    Weekly Blackboard maintenance is performed every Friday between 6 AM and 8 AM Central.


  • Safari 11.1 File Upload not working (Wednesday, April 4, 2018)


    If you are using Safari 11.1 on a Mac, you may experience a problem when attempting to upload a file to a Blackboard course.  We recommend that you use Firefox or Chrome instead of Safari until this issue can be resolved.