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 can utilize 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?Reset or Change Your Password
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.
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).
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
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.