Blackboard Learn is The University of Alabama’s Learning Management System (LMS).


Instructors use Blackboard Learn to create and deliver course content, communicate and interact with students, conduct assessments, manage grades, and utilize dozens of integrated instructional technology tools.

Instructors and students access Blackboard Learn through myBama or ualearn.blackboard.com.

Beginning in Spring 2022, UA instructors will have the opportunity to explore Blackboard Learn Ultra Course View. Learn more and apply to participate in the pilot: Blackboard Learn Ultra Course Pilot

Teaching with Blackboard Learn

Instructor Quick Start for Blackboard Learn

Blackboard Community: Academic and Instructor Discussions

Blackboard Blog: Blackboard Learn




Blackboard Learn Guides and Resources

Visit the CIT Knowledge Base for step-by-step guides, videos, and answers to frequently asked questions.


Blackboard Learn Support

Technical and access issues

The Center for Instructional Technology manages UA’s instance of Blackboard Learn and provides technical support for its use. Contact CIT for Blackboard help.

College of Continuing Studies instructors and students should contact CCS Online Technical Support .

Teaching and learning

CIT can help you find creative and effective ways to integrate Blackboard Learn and other instructional technologies into your classroom or online course. Contact CIT to schedule a one-on-one consultation or an instruction session for your group.


Blackboard Learn Workshops and Webinars

CIT offers workshops, webinars, and individual and group training on Blackboard Learn and other UA instructional technologies.

CIT Workshops

Workshops and webinars from CIT and our vendor partners.

Blackboard Instructor Webinar Series

Ongoing free webinars from Blackboard.