Blackboard SSO FAQs

Blackboard Learn, Howard University’s learning management system, is transitioning to single sign-on (SSO), enabling you to log in using your Howard credentials, which is your University-issued email address.

Single-Sign On (SSO) for Blackboard Learn

What browser(s) should I use to access Blackboard Learn?

The only compatible browsers with Blackboard Learn are Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome.

Use the browser checker to make sure you're browser is compatible.


How to get to Blackboard Learn?

Click or type this into your browser: 

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Where do I enter my BisonWeb ID?

As of March 15, 2021, users will no longer use their BisonWeb ID to login Blackboard.

How do I get access to my email address?

Submit a ticket with the Help Desk at 202-806-2020 from 8:30am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Please be ready to provide the following information:

  1. Full name
  2. BisonWeb ID
  3. Best contact number

How do I reset my email address password?

Reset your email address password here:

What should I do if I get an error message while logging out?

If you're getting an error message upon signing out of Blackboard Learn clear your cache and browser data. Find below instructions for the only two compatible Blackboard Learn browsers:

How to clear cache and data in Google Chrome

How to clear cache and data in Mozilla Firefox