When you register for a distance learning course, a Blackboard user's account with which to access your course information will be created. Be patient. It may take 24 to 48 hours to get your account set up after you have registered. If you are unable to access your course after 48 hours, contact your instructor.
LOOKING UP YOUR ACCOUNT INFORMATION
1. Open Internet Explorer (or other Internet browser)
2. Go to: My VCCS
INSTRUCTIONS FOR ONLINE CLASSES - BLACKBOARD
3. Once you are logged in you will see a list in the middle of screen, this list contains all of the current classes you have access to
4. Clicking on the link for a class takes you into the area for that specific class
5. Browser Settings: Go To: Blackboard Browser Settings
::Do not share your username and password. Anyone with your username and password can access your course or e-mail accounts as you.
::If you cannot access your course within 24 hours of the start of the course or 48 hours after your late registration, contact your instructor and they will advise you what to do next.