How do I log in to Blackboard?
Blackboard will remain accessible through My Ottawa and directly through https://blackboard.ottawa.edu.
Can I control where I land once I log in?
The Activity Stream is the default landing page system-wide. The ability to control our Blackboard landing page is a system-wide feature at this time.
What happened to the colors on the My Courses page?
As part of the accessiblity improvements to our Blackboard system, color customization is limited on the individual level. In addition to the accessibility improvements, this provides a much cleaner and more attractive interface.
What's in the OU Hub?
The OU Hub is a collection of resources and information meant to keep you informed. Links to information relevant to your education and experience in Blackboard will be displayed here.
What are OU Communities?
OU Communities take advantage of Blackboard's Organization functionality to provide educational spaces for academic purposes outside of earning course credit.
What will my courses look like after the upgrade?
The course experience in Blackboard with change cosmetically. Course items will still be displayed on the left, and everything will function as it did prior to the upgrade. The difference will be the color scheme of the course.
Where can I find more information?
Ottawa University Resources