Blackboard is St. Thomas' Learning Management System (LMS). With Blackboard students can:
Access assignments, presentations, and multimedia class materials
Engage in web-based learning activities
Easily link to external Web sites
Use the asynchronous discussion board to engage in discussion and to carry on the discussions after class
Work collaboratively and independently in small groups
Every class at St. Thomas has a Blackboard class site automatically created, and all enrolled student accounts are automatically added into the class sites.
Accessing Blackboard from a Mobile Device
Below are direct links to the various mobile apps that you can purchase so you can access Blackboard.
Note: Blackboard is not available daily from 4:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. CST for routine system maintenance.
Frequently Asked Questions
Blackboard resources for a class do not appear if a student is not enrolled through Murphy Online or the class has not yet been entered into Blackboard.
Take a few simple steps to add Murphy Online, PaperCut, and Blackboard to your Office 365 app launcher so you can easily access your course material, grades, and print balance right from your dashboard.
To add these tiles to the app launcher:
- Login to Office365
- Choose the app launcher at the top of the screen
- Click on "View all my apps"
- Locate the app you want and hover over the tile to click on the triple dots
- Select "Pin to app launcher"