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What you need to know about Blackboard

SUNY Polytechnic Institute's Blackboard (pdf)

Course Materials

Use Class Search with Textbooks for course materials and textbook information
Getting Started using Cengage MindTap in your Blackboard course (pdf)

Exam Proctoring

Open SUNY Proctoring Services

Learn to use Blackboard

Open SUNY Blackboard Student Orientation
On Demand Videos (Students)
How Students Download and Launch Blackboard Collaborate
Blackboard FAQ for Students

Blackboard and Collaborate Help (Contact the Right Help Desk)

Open SUNY Help Desk 
Phone: 1 (800) 875-6269, option 1 (toll free within the US); (518) 320-1889 (direct
Ticket: Online (Footprints) ticket

Articles and help with Blackboard and Browsers


Check the Academic Calendars for important dates, fee structure and refund schedule.
Official communications use SUNY Poly e-mail.  Read it often to avoid missing important notifications.

Self-Enroll in the Turnitin Plagiarism and Prevention resource

Instructions to Self Enroll in the Turnitin Plagiarism and Prevention course (pdf)

Blackboard Mobile

NOTE: Some content and features in Blackboard are not mobile compatible. Use a laptop or desktop computer for full functionality in Blackboard courses.

Download Blackboard Mobile app  It's free through December 21, 2016.
Enter your Apple ID (iOS devices) or Google ID (Andriod devices) to download the app. 
School is identified as SUNY Poly - Blackboard Learn
Click on the SITNET ID link to login. The mobile login page shown below has an arrow indicating the location of the SITNET ID link.

                Video tutorial

Learn How to Use Blackboard Mobile Learn
Blackboard Mobile Resource Center

Additional Information

Non-Degree Students
Student Questions about the Move to Blackboard (pdf)


Request More Information

Detailed information, brochures and forms can be mailed to you upon request.


Let's Start The Process     

Complete and submit your application to SUNY Polytechnic Institute.