Latest News: New Homepage

21/9/17: The Blackboard homepage has been updated to a new version. Click the login button at the centre of the screen to login.

Introduction to Blackboard for Students Video


I cannot log in to Blackboard
Click on the Log In button at the top of this page and enter your Trinity Computer Account details.
If you are having problems logging in to Blackboard contact the IT Service Desk.

I am not enrolled on a module
Students must have the module listed on their student record to access it in Blackboard.
Academic staff must be timetabled to a module in CMIS to be enrolled as instructors in a module.
If you cannot see your modules in Blackboard check with your School to ensure you are timetabled for them.

For detailed information on policies relating to access, enrolments and school administration please visit the IT Services VLE page

Is there a Blackboard app for my phone/tablet?

Students can download the Blackboard App from the iTunes Store, Google Play or Windows Store. Open the app store on your device and search for 'Blackboard App.' Install and open the app and search for Trinity College Dublin.
Staff can download the Blackboard Instructor app from the iOS or Google Play app stores.

My list of modules says 'widget information is temporarily unavailable'

This message may display if you are using an older version of Internet Explorer. Google Chrome or Firefox are recommended for accessing Blackboard. Click here to view a list of supported browsers and versions

Technology-Enhanced Learning Professional Development

eLearning (CAPSL) are available to discuss module design and academic professional development for teaching using technology. Please contact us for a one-to-one consultancy or visit our professional development programme page.

Staff Help Tab in Blackboard

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Guest/Non-TCD Access

Please note: the login form below is only for the non-TCD student cohorts listed on the VLE page. Trinity staff and students should click the login box at the top of this page or the login button at the top left of the screen.
The 'Preview as Guest' option allows access to certain pieces of content. If you are a guest and have a direct link to a specific file, click on the guest link then enter the URL provided by the instructor.

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Blackboard Learn

Welcome to the Blackboard e-Education platform,—designed to enable educational innovations everywhere by connecting people and technology.