Blackboard App for Students

Get ready for a completely new experience and look for your mobile learning — the Blackboard app provides an intuitive way for you to interact with courses, content, instructors, and other students.

Download the app today:

Download on your iPhone® or iPod touch®
Download on your Android™ device
Download on your Windows® device

What Can You Do With the Blackboard App?


The Blackboard app puts your most-used features all in one place. The base navigation gives you easy access to course updates, course content, and your grades.

Swipe down to go to a previous screen. When you expand the navigation, breadcrumbs appear at the bottom of the screen.

Activity Stream

See an up-to-the-minute list of important course activity including new content, announcements, and grades. The activity stream automatically prioritizes the items to help you focus on the tasks that you want to take care of right away.
More on activity stream

Due Dates

See upcoming assignments and tests across all of your courses. Work is color coded by course and grouped by day and week. You can quickly see what’s due and prioritize your work.

Tests and assignments show in this list only if your instructor specified due dates for them.

Push Notifications

Timely reminders pop up on your device for upcoming tests, past due tests, and new grades. No need to navigate anywhere else—just swipe from the notification to start working.
More on push notifications


View all of your courses—past, present, and future. Tap a course to view its content and assignments. You can hide or show courses in the list.
More on the course list

Course Content

Easily scan course materials and access what you need. Tap a piece of content to view its full details.
More on course content


Quickly view and reply to course discussion activity.
More on discussions


You can participate in video conferences right in the app.
More on Collaborate in the Blackboard app

Additional Resources

If you have questions, visit the following FAQs.