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  • Welcome to Blackboard 9 (Tuesday, January 28, 2014)

    First-Time Users

    Username: BisonWeb ID without the @-sign

    Password: 8-digit BisonWeb Pin

    Mobile app available on Apple Store and Google Play.

    BlackBoard Mobile App is also available on the Howard Mobile App.

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    Click “Forgot Your Password?” under the login form.

    An e-mail will be sent to your e-mail address.

    If you are having trouble logging in, contact the Help Desk at helpdesk@howard.edu or 202-806-2020.

    You must include your username (BisonWeb ID) and full name to request a Blackboard password reset.

    You may also use the "Forgot Your Password?" link before contacting the Help Desk.

    Service Packs 13 and 14 have been installed on Blackboard. Although most changes are minor, you may notice improved functinality in the Grade Center, Tests, and Course Messages and a new Course Tool called "Achievements." See SP13 New Features and Blackboard Learn: Service Pack 13 Improvements and Enhancements for details. As a result of the new service packs, if you are enrolled in a lot of courses, when you log into Blackboard, you may also need to click the right-hand corner of the MY COURSES box, check off GROUP BY TERM, and click SUBMIT in order to see your Spring 2014 courses.

    For all other Blackboard related issues, contact your sytem administrator Umesh Giri - ugiri@howard.edu.

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