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Download & Install LockDown Browser

LockDown Browser is available on Windows, Mac, Chromebook, and iOS iPad (NOT available on iPhone).

Before taking a test, students must...

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Assessment Details & Information

To view a Blackboard assessment's, Details & Information, click on the assessment in the Content list. 

This...

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Check Your Grades on Blackboard

Grades listed in Blackboard are helpful for tracking your performance in a course. They should always be taken as a guide, rather than the final...

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Blackboard Logins

Use your Detroit Mercy Office 365 username and password to log in to Blackboard. You also use this information to log into https://www.office.com to...

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Microsoft Authenticator App as Office 365 Verification Method

With the Microsoft Authenticator as your authentication verification, instead of getting a security verification code you need to retype,...

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Introduction to Classic Course Sites

Blackboard course sites come in two styles -- Classic and Ultra. Many of your courses will be presented in the classic style. This video...

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Blackboard - Logging in and Navigation

Blackboard is the heart of your online education experience at Detroit Mercy. In the following video, we walk through the basics of...

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Troubleshoot Missing Blackboard Emails

There are many options you can use to stay informed of Blackboard activity, including stream, email, and push notifications. Sometimes, even if...

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Introduction to Ultra Course Sites

Ultra-style course sites function a little differently than classic style course sites. This video introduces the ultra-style course site. This...

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iPhone and Collaborate

It is possible to access both Blackboard and Blackboard Collaborate using an iPhone. There is a Blackboard App available in the AppStore, which...

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Assignment Submission (Classic)

Beneath the assignment information you'll find the submission space.

In some cases, your professor may indicate that you can write...