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How to log into Blackboard

Last Updated: 15/07/10

Follow these steps to log into Blackboard.

Note for students: When you start at UCD, it may take a few days before you are set up in Blackboard. This is because your courses have to be assigned to you before the system grants access.

Step 1

Launch a web browser. For a list of Blackboard-supported browsers, click here.

Learn more about using web browsers in UCD.

Step 2

Go to

Enter your username and password.

  • Username: Your UCD username.
  • Password: Use the same password as for UCD Connect.
Step 3

Click Login.

Another way to log in (from UCD Connect)

  • Simply log into UCD Connect. Find out how to login to UCD Connect.
  • Then click on the Blackboard button on the top right-hand side of the page.
  • You will then be automatically logged in.