Gear Up for a New Semester

Find out about the new features offer through Blackboard and set up your Blackboard course. Please take the opportunity to register for a live Webinar or Jumpstart session.

About Blackboard
Temple University offers all Faculty the ability to use the online course management system Blackboard as a standardized tool for communicating with and distributing materials to their students.

How to Access Blackboard
To access Blackboard, open your preferred Web-browser, and then enter the following link in the address window:

For information on how to set up your Blackboard course or Blackboard community and enable access for your students and participants, please refer to the Blackboard materials below.

Blackboard Training & Materials

Blackboard Policies
Use of the Blackboard system is regulated by the following policies:

Courtesy Accounts
If you need to establish Courtesy Accounts for individuals who are not directly affiliated with Temple University, but need access to a Blackboard course on our system, please log into the TUportal, and then select Guest Account Access Request System located under TUAPPLICATIONS to place a request for guest access.

If you have any questions about this process, contact the Computer Services Help Desk at 215-204-8000.