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Blackboard Access

Accessing Blackboard
Logging into Blackboard
Can I access Blackboard after leaving the University of St Francis?

Accessing Blackboard

To access Blackboard, you need:

A computer with Internet access
A browser with cookies and JavaScript enabled
An active University of Saint Francis network username and password
An active University of Saint Francis email account

Blackboard is accessible via major web browsers, including Internet Explorer, (7 or newer) Mozilla Firefox and Safari. Blackboard is best viewed using a Windows based operating system.

Logging into Blackboard

You can log into Blackboard either from following the Blackboard links off the USF home page or going directly to
To log into Blackboard you must use your USF network username and password.
If you need a network password reset or cannot remember your network username and/or password please contact the Help Desk at 260.399.7700 x 6027 for assistance.
N.B. For security reasons your network password requires updating every 90 days. You can change it either by logging onto a campus computer, through your USF student email account or by enrolling in the ANIXIS password reset feature  

On the Bb Login Page, insert your username (not email address, only username) and password in the appropriate fields.

Login Screen

If you've typed in your credentials correctly and they are active, you will be directed to the USF Bb Gateway where you will have access to all the courses and organizations in which you are currently enrolled.

Can I access Blackboard after leaving the University of Saint Francis?

In short, no. Upon leaving the university your network profile will become deactivated, your Blackboard profile will be made unavailable and your access to Blackboard denied.


Frequently Asked Student Questions

For log-in and password help
USS Help Desk
Pope John Paul II Center - Library
ph: 260-399-7700 x 6027
fx: 260-399-8175

Distance, Instruction, & Educational Technology
Pope John Paul II Center 211D
ph: 260-399-7700 x 6027
fx: 260-399-8175