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Blackboard was the course management system (CMS) used at Vanderbilt University for many years. This site remains as a resource for both on-campus and off-campus users. To learn about our new CMS, visit our Brightspace Support site.

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Blackboard Support @CFT

As the new administrative home for Blackboard, the Center for Teaching (CFT) is excited to provide both technical and pedagogical support for instructors using Blackboard across campus.  Whether you’re interested in learning how Blackboard tools can support your teaching goals or you have a technical question or problem, the CFT can help.

Vanderbilt instructors now have a number of options for seeking Blackboard support at the CFT:

Email support via Support hours are:

  • Sundays 5pm to 11pm
  • Mondays through Thursdays 7am to 11pm
  • Fridays 7am to 5pm

Drop-in support hours at the CFT, per this schedule.

On-demand resources, including PDF walkthroughs and video guides listed here.

Additionally, CFT staff, including Stacey Johnson, the CFT’s new Assistant Director for Educational Technology, are available upon request for individual consultations and workshops on teaching with Blackboard.  Requests should be sent to