Blackboard: Base Navigation


Learn about Blackboard Base Navigation


Blackboard Overview - Base Navigation

For full Blackboard training, check out the Crash Course tutorial videos or the interactive online student orientation.

More information can be found in the article: Blackboard: Available training.

Video Overview

Watch this video for an introduction to Base Navigation, or see the written information below: 


Blackboard can be accessed at

  • Log in with your regular Columbus State username and password.
    Note: if you don't know your username or password, see the article: Discover My Login Name / Password.


When you log in to Backboard, you have easy access to course materials and resources.
In a browser, your navigation options will be in a list on the left. If you are on a small screen or the Blackboard Mobile App, select the more options icon to view these options.
Each of these options will show you a global view that combines information from all your courses.

blackboard showing on a monitor and phone screen

Click on a topic below to learn more: 

IT Help

Click on IT Help Home in the top menu at any time to view IT Support hours and contact information.
To learn more about using the IT Help Homepage, see the article on Remote and In-Person Support.



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