Blackboard Update Open Labs and Hands-On Sessions

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Blackboard Update Preview Open Labs

In preparation for the Blackboard merge and upgrade on December 22nd through December 31st, Academic Technology Services, ITS will be hosting daily Blackboard Upgrade open lab drop-in sessions throughout the month of December. During the open lab, you will be able to login to the new Northeastern Blackboard, tour the new environment and try out some of the new features. Sign-up is encouraged but not required for the drop-in labs. If you have any questions about the drop-in sessions, email

Drop-in labs will be offered daily Monday – Friday starting December 4th to December 22nd. You can drop-in at any point during the window and stay as long as you would like.

Post Upgrade – Blackboard Upgrade Hands-on Sessions and Open Labs

Post upgrade, Blackboard Hands-on sessions and open labs will be offered throughout the month of January. During the Hands-on session, we will walk you through new features including in-line grading, assignment receipts, Blackboard Ally (embedded accessibility tool) and more. Sign-up required for the Hands-on lab but not for Open Labs. 

Blackboard Upgrade Hands-on Workshops

Blackboard Upgrade Drop-in Open Labs