Blackboard 9 User Guides

Blackboard Browser Check Tool

The Blackboard Browser Check Tool is a free tool that will run your system through a checklist to determine if your computer will be able to use the main features of Blackboard.


Logon to Blackboard    

Before logging into Blackboard 9, a user must have a valid username and password.

Your username is your K-Number listed on the bottom of your ID card.

Your initial password is your seven-digit student ID number.



Please change your password when you first log into Blackboard.  You can change your password by:

  • Clicking on Personal Information in the left menu.
  • Choosing Change Password.
  • Following the instructions on the screen.


Be sure to log out of the Blackboard system when you are finished by clicking on 'LOGOUT'.  


Learning Commons - Student Help Desk
Illinois Valley Community College

Phone: 815-224-0318       
Email: shd@ivcc.edu
Web Page: http://www.ivcc.edu/studenthelpdesk