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 user name and password.

The username is your seven digit 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 on to Blackboard.  You can change your password by:

  • Click on Personal Information in the left menu.
  • Choose Change Password.
  • Follow the instructions on the screen.


Be sure to logout 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