Blackboard Mobile

Blackboard Mobile Apps are Free

Students: use the Blackboard mobile app for students.
     AVOID taking tests or quizzes on a mobile device or on a computer connected with WiFi. 
     You can also enter Bb from the free Stan State Mobile App.
     If you encounter a test or assignment issue in Bb, contact your instructor immediately.  Provide screen shots if possible.

FacultyBlackboard Instructor (iOS, Android) now includes Grading 

These mobile apps do not replace Bb Learn on your computer.  
They complement it with key features that translate to a mobile device.
Some tools in Bb Learn are not available on mobile apps.  
 - Use those tools on your computer with an Internet browser (Firefox recommended).Note:  Since mobile app updates can change their behavior and stability, avoid performing important work, e.g., assessments and assignment submissions.

List of Supported Files in Bb Mobile Apps


Blackboard student app logo  Blackboard   

 - an app designed especially for students' mobile devices

App Store Google Play  

 iOS 9+

  Android 4.2+


When you search the App Store from an iPad, change the iPad Only filter to iPhone Only to find the app.
Watch Blackboard Student App Tour (2:26) and Browser and Mobile Comparison (9:25).

Download, install, open, and search for CSU - Stanislaus.
Log in with your Warrior Username and password.

The Feature Guide has more information.  Avoid taking tests on a mobile device.

Keep your academic life organized, stay updated on assignments, and interact with your courses, instructors, and classmates

  • Access course content anywhere, anytime: Check grades, view announcements, and access course content, anywhere you can connect.
  • Engage with peers and teachers: Create, browse, and reply to conversations using the app's discussion tool.
  • Stay informed in real-time: Get real-time push notifications to your phone about new grades, upcoming tests, and past-due dates.
  • Prioritize your work: Stay on top of upcoming assignments and deadlines with the Activity Stream that prioritizes events and actions for you.

Neither the Blackboard app for students nor the Stan State Mobile App fully replace your computer browser access to Stan State Bb.  
For best results, use Firefox on your computer with a wired, not WiFi, connection.
Use your computer with a wired Ethernet connection for tests and assignments.

Instructors do not see their courses in the Blackboard app for students.

Blackboard Instructor

App Store

Google Play


 iOS 9.0+

Android 4.2+


  • View your course due dates and materials
  • Hide courses you need not see
  • Review course content and assessments to verify accuracy and mobile-friendliness
  • Read discussions, start threads, reply to posts (when Available to students)
  • Review, create, and post announcements
  • Grade student submissions

Download, install, open, and search for CSU - Stanislaus; log in with your Warrior Username and password.
Blackboard Instructor will be updated in a continuous release cycle.
Grading tools are scheduled to be added in a future update.

Blackboard Starters Guide to Mobile Friendly Courses PDF icon

Bb Grader - Instructors - Grading now in Bb Instructor app

  -  iPad 2 or mini or newer with iOS 7+

Download, install, open, and search for CSU - Stanislaus.
Log in with your Warrior Username and Password.

  • Grade student assignment document submissions
  • Give text, audio, and video feedback to students
  • View student activity to track progress
  • Send email to students
  • Grade portfolio submissions

Bb Grader in Action (YouTube)

Bb Grader has a display limit of 89 courses.  When you have more than 89 courses and see an error message, contact Bb Support.
Bb Learn on your computer browser has a 99-course limit for the My Courses module.  Contact Bb support for removal of unused courses.

New Box View Inline Grading

The initial access on Bb Grader to the New Box View (NBV) inline grading tool may result in an error message.
If you see the message, close the Bb Grader, double tap the home button, swipe Bb Grader to quit it, then open Bb Grader again.
NBV on Bb Grader will then display documents correctly.
Blackboard, Inc., is developing a grading module for Bb Instructor.  When they release that tool, they will remove Bb Grader from app stores.

For best results with NBV on your computer, use Firefox or Chrome.


The original Bb Mobile Learn app is no longer available and Bb no longer supports it.

Current users can keep Bb Mobile Learn on their devices.
Bb, Inc., cannot guarantee continued usability of this app.
The Bb Mobile Learn app does not run on iOS 11.

The Windows version of Bb apps no longer adds new features.
For the best experience and latest features, use the iOS or Android versions.


Questions? Contact BbSupport.

Using Bb Mobile Apps?

Tell us how you are using the mobile apps or ask your question
   Select Bb Mobile Apps on the form.

Technology Support

Problems or Questions about Technical Issues & Login/Password Assistance

(209) 667-3687

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