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Blackboard is Western's Learning Management System where students can find all of their courses, access assignments, and contact their instructors.
Logging in to Blackboard
You'll have to log in using your student ID number and your MyWestern password.
Not sure what that is? If you do not know your password, please use this link to begin the process of resetting your password. Reference this Knowledge Base document for instructions on resetting your password (https://kb.westerntc.edu/88343).
Western’s Information Technology Services assists with student and staff with any technology and login issues (MyWestern, email, Blackboard, network) and maintains Western’s computers, networking equipment, and phones.
Blackboard Introduction for Students
Students who are new to Western will be assigned to the "Student Readiness Training" course in Blackboard. This course is designed to help you get familiar with the Blackboard tools and skills you will need to access course materials, download and save files, use the discussion board, and submit your assignments.
The videos and resources on this page are just for quick reference and helpful tips. If you need assistance completing the Blackboard Readiness Training, logging into Blackboard, or are experiencing other technical difficulties, please contact PCService@westerntc.edu or call 608-789-6266.
Short general introduction to Blackboard (2 minutes)
More detailed introduction to Blackboard specifically for Western students (5 minutes)
A special thank you to Project Proven team and intern for use of their video!