Online Learning Help and Information

Once you've completed the enrollment steps and registered for online courses, find help here to make your online experience easier.

How do I Login?

Online Courses user IDs and passwords are activated one day prior to the beginning of the semester. Students do not have access until that time. Students may login to Blackboard before this time, but they may not see their courses until then.

Login to Blackboard to access your courses

If you need help getting started, watch this video for assistance.

Having trouble logging in? 

  • Get assistance with user name help
  • For easy password reset or retrieval, first register at the Self Service Password Reset Tool by clicking on the last button.  Once registered, you can reset or change your password as needed.  For more details, try the Self-Service Password Reset Tool User Guide(pdf)
  • If you've forgotten your password and you haven't already registered at the Self Service Password Reset Tool, call (864) 250-8000 for assistance.


Online learning orientation

Whether you are new or a returning student, if this is your first time taking an online or hybrid course, the Online Learning Orientation will provide you with useful information, resources, and tutorials that will help you succeed. By completing the orientation prior to taking an online or hybrid course, you will be better prepared and ready to concentrate on the course content.

Using Blackboard

If you need help with learning the basics on Blackboard, a Demonstration Course has been set up to help. Login to Blackboard using a username of demo and a password of student.

Taking Tests

Find out more about taking proctored tests at the Academic Testing Center.

Technical Support

Technical support assistance is available at (864) 250-8000 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.