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  • Students: Taking a Test Online
                      Please review our document: Test tips for students.       The link below will show you a short instructional video about "Taking a Test Online" and it ...
  • Students: Checking Your Grades
    The link below will show you a short instructional video about "Checking Your Grades" and it will cover the following topics... - How to view your grades - ...
  • Students: Working in Groups
      The link below will show you a short instructional video about "Working in Groups" and it will cover the following topics... - Access Groups - View Group ...
  • Students: Creating a Blog Entry
    The link below will show you a short instructional video about "Creating a Blog Entry" and it will cover the following topics... - Create a blog entry - ...
  • Student: Creating a Discussion Board Post
    The link below will show you a short instructional video about "Creating a Discussion Board Post" and it will cover the following topics... - Create a discussion ...
  • Students: Creating a New Discussion Board Thread
    The link below will show you a short instructional video about "Creating a New Discussion Board Thread" and it will cover the following topics... - Create a ...
  • Students: Replying to a Discussion Board Thread
    The link below will show you a short instructional video about "Replying to a Discussion Board Thread" and it will cover the following topics... - Select a ...
  • Students: Organizing Discussion Board Posts
    The link below will show you a short instructional video about "Organizing Discussion Board Posts" and it will cover the following topics... - Sort threads - Mark threads ...
  • Students: Viewing Discussion Board Grades
    The link below will show you a short instructional video about "Viewing Discussion Board Grades" and it will cover the following topics... - Access the My Grades ...
  • Students: Creating and Editing a Wiki Page
    The link below will show you a short instructional video about "Creating and Editing a Wiki Page" and it will cover the following topics... - Create a ...
  • Students: Viewing My Contribution to a Wiki
    The link below will show you a short instructional video about "Viewing My Contribution to a Wiki" and it will cover the following topics... - View wiki ...
  • Students: Linking Wiki Pages
    The link below will show you a short instructional video about "Linking Wiki Pages" and it will cover the following topics... - Access a wiki page - Link ...
  • Students: Submitting an Assignment
    Class assignments can be submitted online within your Blackboard course.  The link below will show you a short instructional video about "Submitting an Assignment" and it ...
  • Students: Can't find course in Blackboard?
    Courses not showing up in Blackboard? Three things could be happening: 1) Check and make sure your courses are displayed. Login to Blackboard. Find the "My Courses" ...
  • Sending an Email from within Blackboard
      Each course and organization in Blackboard has the ability to send emails to the course participants. Click on this link to learn about "Sending Email". ...
  • Sending Notifications
      You can use the Early Warning System to communicate performance concerns to your students.  This "Sending Notifications" instructional video will cover the following points.   - Creating ...
  • Should I get a Mac or a PC?
    There are several factors to consider when deciding what kind of computer to get.  First, what are you used to using?  People who are accustomed to ...
  • SafeAssign
      Click the following link to view a short video to help you setup a safe assignment in Blackboard... Using SafeAssign      How to Use SafeAssign in Your ...
  • Setting up SMUMN Gmail on an iOS Device (iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch)
    Google Apps for Education and personal Gmail accounts have different best practices for setting up your accounts on an iOS device. Saint Mary's University of ...
  • Smart Views in Grade Center
    Smart Views are shortcut to viewing select content in Grade Center.  The examples below will help you view a single student in Grade Center which ...
  • Students: Getting Started with Read&Write for Google Chrome
    Read&Write for Google Chrome is an amazing study tool! Learn more below.    First, please make sure the extension is enabled on your Chrome browser: How do ...
  • Students: How do I use Read&Write for PDF's from Snapverter?
    PDFs, ePubs, and Kes files The premium version of Read&Write for Google Chrome™ also supports for PDF, ePub, and Kes files in Google Drive. To use, simply double ...
  • Supported Software (List)
    The IT Department officially supports the following list of software. This list is not conclusive. Please contact the HelpDesk if you have any questions. Thank ...
  • Submitting SafeAssignments
      1. On the course menu, select the link where SafeAssignment is located, for example, Assignments. 2. On the Assignments page, look for the SafeAssignment and ...
  • SMUMN Password Requirements
      Passwords are the primary form of user authentication used to grant access to Saint Mary's University of Minnesota’s information systems. To ensure that passwords provide ...
  • Software Request/Renewal Process
    Purchasing and implementing new software is far more complex than installing and finding the money. It requires a thorough review by the IT department to ...
  • Student Portal Interface Overview
    In July 2019 Saint Mary's University updated the interface for the student portal that should provide a mobile friendly environment but keep the funcitonality of ...