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Report a problem, ask a question! Students Faculty and Staff Blackboard Users


Student Vista Login
Student Resources
Student e-Services
Students Report Problem or Ask Question

Faculty & Staff

Student Vista Login
Faculty Resources
Faculty Training
Faculty e-Services
Students Report Problem or Ask Question

Looking for Student Support?

Quick Links

Contact Information

Academic Computing Lab (S800)
(713) 221-8540 (x8540)

Technology Teaching and Learning Center (A700)
(713) 221-2786 (x2786)

All hours are in central time zone
Office Hours:
M-F: 7:30am-6pm

Extended Support:

SAT: 8am-5pm
SUN: 2pm-10pm

Faculty Resources


Faculty Resources


Instructors New to Blackboard

Each faculty and staff member automatically has a Blackboard account.  You may grant your students access to the course material and grades at any time by activating your course.


Required Blackboard Approval Steps

  1. Login to Blackboard using your UHD ID and password.
  2. You should see the Blackboard Course Quick Activation link in your course list. If you do not see it, email
  3. Click on the module inside and complete the survey. You will be contacted by email or phone, letting you know when you can proceed to the course activation step.
  4. After receiving email notification, Activate Your Students PDF

Students will be unable to access your courses unless you complete the above steps.


Blackboard Support

Technology Learning Services hours and contact info for Blackboard Support.

Blackboard Quick Start Toolkit

Never used Bb Vista? Check out these quick steps for your online course success.

Faculty Quick Facts

Frequently Asked Questions to assist instructors using Blackboard.

Activate Your Students PDF

Steps required to allow your students to see the content in your Blackboard online courses.

NEW! Download your e-Services
Roster into Microsoft Excel PDF

Check out this link to learn how to download your and export your student roster.

Importing Your Grades from Vista PDF

It's that time of year - learn how to import your grades to e-services from the Vista Grade Book.

Development Course Request

Request a new or continuing supplemental Blackboard course.

Online Teaching Considerations

Learn more about effective online teaching.

Known Vista Issues

A regularly updated table of known issues within Vista.

Browser configuration

Tune your browser to run Blackboard Vista properly.

Blackboard Training Schedule

Many Blackboard courses will be offered throughout the semester.

Blackboard e-Packs

TLS provides faculty support for e-Pack content for Blackboard.

Blackboard Lockdown Browser

Prevent non-exam activity during online exams.

Office 2007 Compatibility Issues PDF Document

For faculty members experiencing difficulties with Blackboard and Word 2007/2003 compatibility.

Supported Browsers

List of browsers and plugins that support our current version of Blackboard Vista.

Vista Manual

A collection of training PDFs that can help guide you in your course creation.

How to convert MS Word Documents in to a PDF files.

Instructions to convert any Microsoft Word document into a Adobe Acrobat file for easy downloading and viewing.

Internet Explorer Not Opening MS Office Files.

There is a security setting in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser that can prevent files from opening, including MS Office files. This document will help you to solve this problem.

Back Up Your Course PDF Document

It's always a good idea to get into the habit of backing up your course, just in case.

Adding Library Links

How to link content from the UHD library databases so that students can access it directly from Blackboard Vista.



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