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Blackboard training materials and help links are available on many topics and include screenshots or videos to walk you through the process, located under the Blackboard Help module within Blackboard.

Step 1: Begin by accessing the LMU Digital Learning Guide below:

LMU Digital Learning Guide for Students

Step 2: All students are also enrolled in an Blackboard orientation course. Look for the course titled "LMU.101: Blackboard Student Orientation" on the Course List within Blackboard. Complete this course and reach out to the CTLE with any questions!

Step 3: Read the following information which will cover the basics you will need to know to get started with your courses at LMU:

What is Blackboard?
Blackboard is the web-based learning management system used at LMU. Blackboard provides a mechanism to for students to receive class resources, submit assignments, view individual class grades, communicate with their instructor, and much more. Contact us for information, check out important online learning tips at bottom of page.

Accessing LMU Blackboard:
Once your account is created, Blackboard can be accessed by logging on to myLMU ( and choosing Blackboard from My Links in the right hand corner. You will not need to log in to Blackboard as it will do this automatically when you click the link.

Again, if you still need your username/password for myLMU and your LMU email, make sure you get in touch with our IS Help Desk at 423.869.7411 (extension 7411 on-campus) or [email protected].

Your courses can be accessed through the My Courses Tab.
DCOM students, My Courses is found under the DCOM Tab.

Refer to the Student Help and to our FAQ page and Learning Online for more information. Get in touch with the CTLE at [email protected] if you need assistance.