CUNY Blackboard

Blackboard Resources

About Blackboard

This website contains information for faculty and students about the CUNY Blackboard environment. CUNY is actively developing Blackboard in order to keep pace with Blackboard Inc.’s evolution of its Learning Management System and benefit from newly released functionality enhancements and features. The Blackboard platform was upgraded in late December 2013 and this Summer will see the launch of Blackboard’s Content Management System, bringing new storage and instructional functionality to courses. The next platform upgrade is anticipated for December 2014, following the end of the Fall 2014 semester.


FACULTY: Faculty should find useful the following resources on this website: User Guides with information on using new and improved features; Workshop Schedules showing training programs; and FAQs with answers to the most commonly asked questions.


STUDENTS:Students will also find useful information on Blackboard; and answers to their Frequently Asked Questions.<more>

CUNY Blackboard Enhanced Project

Blackboard Enhanced

The goal of the CUNY Blackboard Enhanced Project is to proactively develop the CUNY Blackboard environment in order to deliver to the CUNY community the latest product enhancements from Blackboard, Inc. in a timely and scheduled fashion. Starting with a successful upgrade of Blackboard version 9.1 Service Pack 7 to version 9.1 Service Pack 13 in December 2013, this ongoing project will see further installations and upgrades in August and December 2014. <more>

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Updates and Announcements

  • The Blackboard Content Management System (Blackboard CMS) is scheduled to be made available on August 22, 2014. This new functionality includes academic repositories for faculty and staff where they may store and organize resources and content within Blackboard, a Library section of the CMS, giving access to eResources from within courses and organizations, and a dedicated institutional repository.
  • The price for the unlimited access version of the Blackboard Mobile Learn app has dropped to $1.99. This app allows users to access course materials while on the go and interact with their classes by posting/reading announcements, uploading content using Dropbox, and commenting on Discussions. For more information, visit

Contact Information

For more information about the CUNY Blackboard environment in your campus, contact your campus Blackboard administrator.

For questions about this website, contact the project team.