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Getting Started Lib Guide for Blackboard Online Students
Blackboard classes are not available until the first day of class.
After-Hours Support 24/7 Blackboard Support
IMPORTANT EMAIL INFORMATION: Create New Email Account
BCCC is excited to offer you a new email and document storage service (SkyDrive). All students will need to access Microsoft 365 Office, https://login.microsoftonline.com/ to create your new email account.
Email and SkyDrive
USERNAME: Last name, first initial, middle initial, 2-digit month-of- birth, 2-digit day-of-birth @live.beaufortccc.edu
PASSWORD: Last six digits of your social security number.
EXAMPLE: Username will be:
* Your email login has changed. All old email accounts will be closed. If you are a new student you will not need to change your email address in Blackboard. All old students will need to change their email address in Blackboard.
Edit Personal Information in Blackboard.
All Blackboard students must check their Personal Information in Blackboard to be sure that the correct email address is entered. Follow these directions to make the necessary changes.
Directions: In Blackboard go to the top right of the screen then click on the dropdown arrow and select settings. Click on Personal Information, click on Edit Personal Information. Check your email address for accuracy. Change if not correct. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the submit button after you have made a change. You will need to change this information anytime you change email accounts.
Contact Brown McFadden for email issues at email@example.com or
Tricia Woolard for Blackboard issues at firstname.lastname@example.org
Click on LOGIN button.
Enter Username: last name + first initial + middle initial + 2-digit birth
month + 2-digit day-of-birth.
Example: For John Q.
Public born 01/23/1991
the username would be publicjq0123
Enter Password: last six digits of
your social security #. (If you registered late, you may have to wait 24 hours before course access is available).
You will access a screen called My Institution. All
Online, Web-enhanced and Hybrid courses that you are enrolled in and other valuable information
will be listed on this page. Look under the column, My Courses, click on
your class and enter the course.
Once you are in the course:
Bookmark course URL in your Internet Browser.
You may also access the Blackboard server by typing in this URL
Proceed to navigate through the course clicking on the left-hand
to familiarize yourself with the course.
It is a good idea to print out your course and related materials.
Please keep in mind that Internet courses are a commitment of time and
just like a traditional course. Students must set aside the appropriate
amount of time to successfully complete all assignments and learn course
DO NOT GET BEHIND.