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Blackboard mobile app

The "Blackboard" mobile app (formerly called "Bb Student") helps students react quickly to their changing course needs, while learning to plan for the future. The "Blackboard" app is a free, simple, easy to use, and enjoyable mobile learning app for the on the go, goal-oriented learner. The app is available for Apple and Android devices, and provides access to the following areas:

  • Activity Stream: Shows a smart view of prioritized events and actions.
  • Course Outline: Explore course content, access information, and identify the main materials that you need to focus on.
  • Grades & Progress: Check grades and academic progress in real time.
  • Discussion Boards: View, post, and reply to your course's discussion boards.

"Blackboard" App Download Instructions


The "Blackboard" app is available to Blackboard users with the following mobile devices:

Getting started with the "Blackboard" app:

  • Download the "Blackboard" app from the iTunes app store or Google Play, depending on your mobile device. You can also use the download links above.
  • After downloading and installing the app, launch the "Blackboard" app and search for "Florida International University".
  • After selecting "Florida International University", login with your FIU username and password, just as you would if you were accessing Blackboard via the web.
  • The first time login you'll be presented with an introduction to the "Blackboard" app. The "first time user experience" provides a brief overview of the feature set and showcases the user experience to help direct you to the content you need the most.
  • You can then easily access updates from your activity stream, view course content, check your grades, and post in course discussion boards. You can also view notification badges based on course updates and school announcements.
  • Navigate through your courses as you would normally, and then exit the app when you are finished.

To learn more about the "Blackboard" app and all its features, read the overview.

For technical assistance or questions please contact LMS Help Support Services.

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