Stanislaus State Blackboard

Welcome to Blackboard 9.1

Stan State Blackboard

Warrior Sign In


Warrior Username - your StanState e-mail address before the @ symbol  
(i.e., - Warrior Username is sbond, not case sensitive).
   Forgot your Warrior Username?

Warrior Password is case sensitive.
   Students:  Forgot your Warrior Password?  
   Faculty/Staff:  Visit the OIT Help Desk, L-150, for password issues.


Browser Information

Blackboard Browser Checker

  • We recommend Firefox for most Blackboard work.
  • If you encounter issues, try Google Chrome.
  • Mac users may try Safari.
  • We do not recommend MS Internet Explorer or Edge.
    Generally, some browsers work better than others for different Bb activities,
    often depending on your personal computer settings.
  • Bb, Inc., browser support.

Browser Tips

  • If you encounter issues, try clearing your browser's cache.
  • Keep your browser, plugins, and related software up to date. 
  • If your browser displays warnings or exceptions, click the button labeled 
    Accept or Continue to update information.
  • Use Firefox for most Bb work.
  • Keep your operating system and virus protection up to date.
  • Avoid using an Internet Service Provider custom browser (e.g., AOL, Charter, Comcast).
  • For best results, use a wired, High-Speed Internet connection (e.g., Cable, DSL)








Bb Best Practices
   - Media Files

   - Test Taking

  • Use a computer with a wired connection,
    i.e., Avoid mobile devices and wireless (WiFi) connections.
  • Use only Bb navigation buttons and links.
  • Follow the Test Taking Tips.

   - Blackboard Files

When uploading files (e.g., submitting assignments, attaching documents)

  • Use only letters, numerals, hyphens, and underscores in the file name.
    - Other characters or spaces may corrupt the file and make it unusable.
  • Limit the file name to 64 or fewer characters.
  • Close the file and quit the file's application before uploading.


Mac Firefox Spell Check

To select the correctly spelled word in the spell check menu on Mac OS X in FireFox
1. Click in the word with the red underline,
2. Press and hold the Control key, 
    While holding, press and hold the left or right mouse button/Track Pad,
3. Release the Control key first, then release the left or right mouse button/Track Pad.
    The Suggestion menu remains for you to select the correct spelling.
Repeat as necessary.


Stan State Communication and Collaboration Tools
Camtasia for screen recording.
  - Collaborate for web conferencing.
  - Mediasite for lecture capture and content streaming.
  - VoiceThread for voice and video collaboration.
  - YouTube to add your own video to a Bb page.  
  - Zoom for online meetings and presentations.


Blackboard Portfolios

Students:  Save your work in a Bb Portfolio. Set a goal and plan your portfolio.  
Create artifactsShare your content with those outside of Stan State.

Instructors: Assign Portfolios


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