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Blackboard Instructions

Steps for Viewing Blackboard


Minimum System Requirements

OS: Windows 2000/XP/Vista, Mac OSX 10.2 and above
RAM: 256 MB, Processor: 2.0 GHz, Free Space on HDD: 500 MB
Internet Connection: (Broadband preferred), Dial Up
Browser: Internet Explorer 6 or 7, Mozilla Firefox 2.0, Safari 1.0
Java: JRE 1.4.0 up to JRE1.6

Enrollment is done automatically and courses will be available from the first official day of the semester. Use your Kean University email ID and password to login to Blackboard CE8 system.

** If you do not know your email credentials or if you cannot login to the email system, you will not be able to login to Blackboard CE8 system either. Please call Office of Computer and Information Services (OCIS) at 908-737-6000 or Stop by CSS-113 in person to reset your password.

  1. Once you have entered your username and password, you will have access to different courses you have registered for that use BlackboardCE8.

  2. Please select the appropriate course section by clicking on the following choice. For example, if you are enrolled in Nursing Research NURS 4200, you would select A1, 01 or 03 accordingly.

  3. From the home page, you will see a variety of icon modules containing information concerning the course development such as: course Content Material, Study Aids, and the course Syllabus.

Students experiencing difficulty with Blackboard should try troubleshooting from the Blackboard home page or contact the Office of Computer and Information Services (OCIS) at 908-737-6000.