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Blackboard Information

Blackboard Information and Training

The Blackboard Learn course management system will be available for each course offered at Imperial Valley College through Spring 2017.  Faculty are encouraged to incorporate this technology within their courses (whether online, hybrid or traditional face-to-face).  Blackboard provides faculty with many features and tools to enhance student learning and success, including, but not limited to, posting of syllabi, resources, and grades; establishing discussion boards, journals, and assignments; and communicating with students through email and announcements.  

Faculty and students can access their Blackboard course sites by clicking on Blackboard under the Faculty & Staff tab or the For Students tab on the IVC website, or by going to imperial.blackboard.com.  

The following on-campus Blackboard assistance is available:

  • Blackboard technical support:  Contact the Online Services Architect, Omar Ramos, at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or ext. 6500.  
  • Blackboard instructional support:  Contact Xochitl Tirado at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or ext. 6188.  

Course rosters are automatically unloaded into the Blackboard course sites and synced every four hours.  Faculty teaching multiple sections of the same course can request that the sections be merged into a single master course by contacting the Online Services Architect, Omar Ramos, at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or ext. 6500.

Additional Blackboard training and support is available through the following resources:

  • Individual Assistance and Campus Workshops.  Contact Xochitl TIrado at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or ext. 6188. 
  • Blackboard On Demand Learning Videos at ondemand.blackboard.com.  Blackboard provides a variety of short, interactive video lessons and documents designed to get you familiar with a feature in 15 minutes.  A quick link to the Blackboard On Demand Learning Center is available on your Blackboard Welcome page.

 

Staff Login Form

Please use the first part of your IVC Email (e.g. joe.smith) and your Email Password to login. If you are a student, please use the Student Portal to login.