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Blackboard Login Instructions

Log into Blackboard

Please go to Faculty Access for new instructions on Instructor logins.


What is Blackboard?
Cowley utilizes Blackboard as its Learning Management System (LMS) for online coursework. Every class, including face-to-face classes, has a Blackboard course shell which instructors canutilize to post course materials, assignments, assessments, their gradebook and more.


When to Log into Blackboard
You will be able to log into Blackboard after you have enrolled. However, your courses will not be available until the first day of class.


Who Has to Complete the Required Blackboard Orientation?
All Cowley students are expected to complete the Blackboard Orientation before having access to courses or course materials in Blackboard. Students who have completed the orientation once will not have to take it again for three years. The Blackboard Orientation is designed to give students the tools they need to function effectively within their courses in the LMS.


Reset or Change Your Password
Click here to change your password. Your default password is Password1.  The password is case-sensitive (the P must be capitalized, the remaining letters are lower-case, and then the numeral 1).

Forgot Your Password
Students that need to reset their password or have never logged into Blackboard and do not know their password should contact the Cowley Help Desk. Read Login Instructions.


Blackboard Help Desk for Technical Assistance
Access to technical assistance on Blackboard is 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year. Go to the Cowley Help Desk portal to access the Blackboard Help Desk.



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