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  • Connecting to printers from an apple OSX 10.5
    If you are using OSX 10.6, click for directions. 1. From the apple menu, choose System Preferences. 2. Choose print & fax. 3. Press the (+) sign. 4. ...
  • Connecting to printers from OSX 10.6 (Snow Leopard) through 10.11 (el Capitan) or 12 (Sierra)
          If you are using OSX 10.5, use these directions instead.       The following directions apply to Macs running OSX 10.6 (Snow Leopard) through OSX 10.9 (Mavericks).   NOTE: If ...
  • Creating Announcements
    Announcements post timely information critical to Course success. The Instructor can add, edit, and delete announcements from the Announcements page. This is an ideal place ...
  • Creating a Blank Page (for displaying content) on the Course Menu
      When working in the course environment you might have the need to add a single page of content as a clickable link.  Adding blank page ...
  • Creating a Lesson Plan
    When working in the course environment you might have to develop and impliment a lesson plan.  Click on this link to learn about "Creating a ...
  • Creating a Tool Link
      When working in the course environment you might have the need to add links to frequently used tools in your course.   Click on this ...
  • Creating a Mashup
    When working in the course environment you might have the need to add content from outside of Blackboard and bring it into your course (example: ...
  • Course Statistics and Tracking
    Course statistics and tracking specific uses of content in your course can provide valuable feedback.  Blackboard has the ability to track course statistics and run ...
  • Copy Course Materials into a New Course
      A Course Copy can make an exact copy of the Blackboard course. Course Copy can also make a copy of some of the materials and ...
  • Course Retention Policy
    Why remove old courses? Easier to find and access relevant course content Speeds up the response time of Blackboard when accessing content Provides effective and routine data management ...
  • Cable TV Information for ResHalls:
    Cable TV Information Cable television is avaliable in all ResHalls at no additional fee. You will need a cable ready TV set and a coax cable. ...
  • Connect Smart TVs/Apple TV/Roku/Game Console... etc
    DEVICE REGISTRATION    Game consoles, smart TVs, streaming devices, etc.    NOTICE: It is recommended that you connect your streaming devices to the wired network whenever possible to give ...
  • Change the Order of Grade Center Columns
      In Grade Center you might want to organize the columns into a different order.  You can use the following steps to complete that task.  STEP ...
  • Comparison of Wikis, Blogs, and Journals
      The Blackboard offers you additional options for using social communication via wikis, blogs, and journals. The objectives of the Wikis, Blogs, and Journals documents will ...
  • Creating a Personal Contact Group (Distribution List)
    Creating and using distribution lists can be a time saver when you have certain groups of people (clubs, organizations, close friends, professional contacts...) that you want to ...
  • Clear Assignment Attempt in Grade Center
    Blackboard Grade Center will always score the quiz or assignment based on the Score of Last Attempt (if you don't change that setting). Another situation might be ...
  • Create an Assignment in Blackboard
    The Assignments Tool: The Assignments tool has been designed to replace the digital dropbox. This tool will provide the students with a single location to review the instructions for their ...
  • Create a Test for Mobile Blackboard Users
    A Blackboard Mobile Compatible Test is basically a regular test created with a special test editor.  Many instructors might like the simplicity of the Mobile ...
  • Change Score Attempt Process for Test / Quiz in Grade Center
      The default setting for test and quiz scores in Grade Center is "highest score" when the assessment can be taken multiple times.  This setting can ...
  • Course Site Date Management
    At a Glance: All items with dates are supported in Date Management. This includes: content (items, files, audio, etc.), assessments (tests, surveys, assignments, etc.), tools (discussions, ...
  • Collaboration - Sharing Files/Folders
    No more forwarding attachments back and forth! Google makes it easy to share files and folders with people within your organization. You can even work ...
  • Can I bring my own wireless printer to use in my room?
    Saint Mary's University does not support the use of wireless printers in the ResHalls.     If you do bring a printer, it will not work with our ...
  • Connecting to RemoteApps
    RemoteApps are applications which can be run on nearly any device, including iOS, Android, Mac OSX and Windows. At this time, CAMS Enterprise, RaisersEdge and Call ...
  • Checking Network Settings for Wireless Connection
    In order to connect successfully to the SMUMN Wireless Network you may need to verify that your DNS settings are set to Automatic. Please follow ...
  • Connecting to the Wireless Network on Campus
    Saint Mary's University provides wireless internet access to all Faculty, Staff, Students and all Guests of the University. Please follow the instructions below to connect ...