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Blackboard is the Learning Management System at the San Diego Community College District. The resources on this page help you to begin exploring Blackboard. And you'll find a link to the Online Student Tutorials page, where you'll find several more tutorials for online students. Please watch the video below. (Captions are available when the video is viewed on YouTube.)

Logging into Blackboard
You won't be able to login and access your course until the first day that the course starts. On the first day of class, you can use the information on this page to login to Blackboard. Also view this information in the How to login to Blackboard video tutorial.
  • Go to the Blackboard Login Page
  • Type your Username: 7-digit College Student ID (CSID) number
  • Type your Password: mmddyyyy
    (your birthdate with no hyphens slashes, or spaces)

Are you a returning student? Your password may no longer be set to your birthdate, if you logged in during a previous semester and changed your password. If you need to reset a lost password, please access the How to reset your password video tutorial.


Course Navigation
How to navigate a course and an overview of Bb tools (video tutorial)
This video tutorial will take you through a sample course on Blackboard. Students get basic navigation instructions inside a Blackboard course and an overview of the Blackboard tools that are commonly used in online courses.


Update Your Email Address
How to update your email address in Blackboard (video tutorial)
This video tutorial shows students how to update their email address on Blackboard. This is an important step to preparing for success online. Many system notifications and instructor announcements get forwarded to en external email address. It's imperative that students use a current email address and check it often.


Looking for more tutorials? There are several more tutorials available for our online students at SDCCD. Be sure to check out the entire list of student tutorials on our Online Student Tutorials page.

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