Baruch Computing and Technology Center (BCTC)
- Adding TA's or Observers to Blackboard
The instructions on how to add a user to Blackboard can be found here:
How to Add TA's, Faculty, or Students to Blackboard
The first thing you will need is the EMPL ID of the individual you want to add to your course on Blackboard. Once you have that, it is a quick process!
- Use Firefox for Blackboard
It is strongly recommended that students, faculty, and staff use the when working with Blackboard in any capacity.
There is a known issue with Safari affecting students and faculty. Users get an error message when submitting assignments or uploading course material to Blackboard. This only occurs with Safari 11.1 on Mac. To avoid this error, please use the .
Blackboard - Course Size Limits
The default data limit for course materials on Blackboard is 750MB per course. This can be upgraded to 1.5GB and 3GB upon approval. To apply for a course data limit increase, please complete this form:
Blackboard Course Size Increase Request Form
Then open a ticket for the Instructional Technology team by calling the Helpdesk at 646-312-1010. Please provide them the completed form.
In order to manage Blackboard course size efficiently, the CUNY Central Blackboard Steering Committee has implemented a course size limit policy. Click the following link for more information: http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/bctc/intech/course_size.htm
Change to Blackboard Login Method
As of July 2017, students, faculty, and staff will log in to Blackboard using their CUNYfirst username (followed by @login.cuny.edu) and CUNYfirst password.
For more detailed instructions please click HERE
If you need immediate assistance, please contact the Baruch Helpdesk at 646.312.1010 (x1010).