Blackboard: Student Orientation Course and Certificate

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Access the Blackboard Student Orientation

  1. Go to the Blackboard website. (
  2. Click on the link to access the Student Orientation Course that is found in the Get Help box before logging in.

  3. Scroll to the bottom to log in as a CSCC student/employee.
  4. Log in using your username (no required) and password.
  5. If you began the orientation at an earlier date or completed it, you will see all of your past sessions listed. Completed sessions will have two options for accessing proof of completion in case you need to print the certificate or email it to your instructor.
  6. If you started a session, but stopped partway through you can click to pick up where you left off. To start the orientation for the first time or to start over from the beginning, click  Start a New Session.
  7. Follow the directions in the orientation. At the end, the following window will pop-up. Click Print Certificate if you need to print, save, or email your Certificate of Completion.
  8. The following window will pop-up. Completed sessions have 2 options for accessing proof of completion. This is helpful if your department or instructor requires the orientation.

Certificate of Completion

     a. To print or save the Certificate of Completion:

  • Enter your name in the Name box.
  • Click on Create Certificate.
  • A PDF of your certificate will open. Then, you can save or print it.

      b. To email Proof of Completion:

  • Enter your name in the Name box.
  • Click the Send Email checkbox. Enter the email address in the space provided.
  • When you click on Create Certificate an email will automatically be sent to the address you entered. You will be copied on the email as well.
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