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CourseWeb (Blackboard Learn)

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CourseWeb (Blackboard Learn) is the University of Pittsburgh's web-based course and learning management system. The full version of the service is accessible by clicking the CourseWeb (Blackboard) link at My Pitt. Mobile apps for students and instructors provide access to the most frequently used features of CourseWeb (Blackboard Learn) and help you organize your academic life while you're on the go. 

Enhance the Classroom Experience


  • Keep up-to-date on assignments
  • Join virtual classes and collaborate on projects
  • Stay in touch with your instructors and classmates


  • Augment your classroom instruction with digital media, including handouts, notes, sample exercises, presentations, podcasts, and related readings
  • Check your courses and monitor discussions, even while on the go
  • Engage students in collaborative and reflective learning activities, including discussion forums, wikis, blogs, and journals
  • Send announcements to your students
  • Record and deliver grades on classroom tests and assignments

Two Easy Ways to Get Started Using CourseWeb (Blackboard Learn)

From a desktop or laptop

  • Log in to My Pitt and click the CourseWeb (Blackboard) link

From a mobile device

  • Students can download the Blackboard app
  • Teaching faculty can download the Blackboard Instructor app

Links to both apps are available in the right-hand column of this page.

More Ways to Get the Most from CourseWeb (Blackboard Learn)

Instructors can learn more about CourseWeb at the University Center for Teaching and Learning's website.