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Blackboard Learn is currently available to anyone and is accessible by going to

Blackboard Learn courses are either in the Original format or the Ultra format. The two formats are very similar, but their differences are noted on the TechWeb documentation pages for comparison.

To create a course, or copy a course from a previous semester to the current one, visit or click the Help button on any screen in Blackboard.

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Archive your course

Older Blackboard course sites will be archived after 5 years in accordance with the Archive & Retention Policy

After archiving, the courses will be stored for an additional 2 years. For longer retention, please see this guide on how you can save your course site.

Get Help

The IT Help Center will answer any questions you have concerning your Blackboard course site. You can get in touch with us online at (or by clicking on the Help button on any screen in Blackboard), by email at, or by phone at 353-HELP(4357).