Baruch Computing and Technology Center (BCTC)


Blackboard Status/Alerts

  • Blackboard Maintenance - May 1, 2015 2:00 AM - 6:00 AM
    On Friday, May 1st between 2:00 AM - 6:00 AM, Blackboard Managed Hosting (BMH) will be performing maintenance at the Data Center where CUNY's Blackboard environment is hosted. There is approximately 15 minutes or less of service interruption anticipated during the maintenance window.
    Updated 04/24/2015 10:23 AM
  • Important Note for Faculty:
    Click below for instructions on how to:
    • Add a TA to your Course (Click here for PDF)
    • Copy Course Content
    (Click here for Video)
    • Merge Two of your Sections in Blackboard
    (Click here for Video)

    Make your Blackboard course visible to students

    Students will not see your course until it is made "available." To do this, go into your course in Blackboard. Once there, from the control panel on the left menu, click Customization > Properties. Find "Set Availability" and select Yes. Scroll down and click Submit.
    Updated 03/10/2015 11:16 AM
  • All systems are operational.
    Updated 04/24/2015 10:23 AM

Information from CUNY Regarding Blackboard Service

Blackboard 9.1 Service Pack 13 Upgrade Information


Archive of messages from CUNY regarding Blackboard service

If you need immediate assistance, please contact the Baruch Helpdesk at 646.312.1010 (x1010).


(for registered CUNY Portal users)

User Guides & FAQs

Alternative Resources & FAQs

  • CUNYfirst MyInfo - Obtain student names and email addresses
  • e-reserve - Post materials (PDF, Powerpoint, web links, etc) via the library's web site that are accessible to your students.
  • Faculty Web Server - Post course web site or files (PDF, Powerpoint, Word, Excel, etc)
  • iTunes University - Post video and audio files for your students to access.
  • Blogs - Set-up a blog where you can communicate with students
  • Surveys & Polls - Use Qualtrics to set up and administer them.