Saint Louis University

Student Support for Blackboard Learn

Blackboard Learn is the online Learning Management System (LMS) that your instructors may use to distribute course content such as syllabuses and handouts; to communicate with students via announcements and messages; and to assess student learning through quizzes and online assignments.

Access your courses by clicking on the Blackboard Learn icon on the Tools tab of mySLU. Please keep in mind that it is up to each instructor whether they use Blackboard Learn for a course and when they make the course available for students.


NEWS!   Blackboard Learn Maintenance May 28, 10pm-12pm

Blackboard Learn will be unavailable due to maintenance on Wednesday, May 28, from 10pm to 12pm. Please plan accordingly. The maintenance will be to Blackboard servers and will not create changes for Blackboard users.

SLU Global becomes Blackboard Learn on May 18, 2013

On May 18, 2013, Information Technology Services will be upgrade SLU Global.  The name SLU Global will be retired and the new name will be Blackboard Learn.  There are several new features for students that should make Blackboard Learn more functional and easier to use.

  • My Blackboard Menu
  • Calendar
  • Discussion Board
  • New Content Editor with greatly improved cut and paste from Microsoft Word function.

Look for information on these new features below.


Support for Blackboard Learn

If you have a questions about or problems with content in a Blackboard Learn course, the first thing to do is contact your instructor.  Most issues can only be resolved by your instructor.

If you are having problems logging into mySLU, or if you are not able to access Blackboard Learn from the mySLU Tools page, please call the IT Service Desk at (314) 977-4000 (ext. 2) or e-mail them at

Do you have questions about Blackboard Learn? Check out the FAQs.

Top Student FAQs about Blackboard Learn


Instructions and Tutorials for Students

Disclaimer: Not all features included on the Blackboard Learn Corporation help pages are available in the Saint Louis University Blackboard Learn license.

Updated On 5/5/2013 by MAB