Student Blackboard Orientation
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Welcome to the Student Blackboard Orientation!

Orientation ChecklistIn this orientation, you will understand the basic concepts of using Blackboard for your online classes.

This online orientation will take approximately 45 minutes. There are seven modules, short video clips and a quiz that you must complete with 80% or better to pass the orientation. You will be able to print proof of successful completion at the end of this orientation.


    There are two ways to access Blackboard:  through the College’s website, or a direct website address (URL): blackboard.wcccd.edu

    1. Go to www.wcccd.edu. Click on Divisions then Distance Learning.
    2. Click on Blackboard icon.
    3. Click on Blackboard 9 Login.
    4. This is the login page that you can access directly by entering blackboard.wcccd.edu in the address bar on your browser.
    5. Your Username is your “A” number (Axxxxxxxx) and password (mmddyy) is the same password as you use for Web-Gate.

    Note: If you change your password for Web-Gate then your password will change in Blackboard to the new password.

    You will not be able to access your online classes until the official first day of classes. Make sure you check your schedule for the start date and end date of classes.

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