Blackboard Mobile Learn

The Blackboard Mobile™ Learn application gives students and faculty access to their courses, content, and organizations on a variety of mobile devices including Android™, BlackBerry® and iPhone OS in an engaging and intuitive way. Students and instructors can access documents in multiple formats, read announcements, create discussion threads, upload media, create content items within the course map, comment on blogs and more—all on the mobile devices they love.

The Blackboard Mobile Learn application is available for free on Android devices, BlackBerry smartphone devices, HP webOS devices, as well as on Apple’s iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.

Getting Started

  1. Search for Blackboard Mobile Learn in your device’s application store or click the appropriate hyperlink below:
  2. Once Blackboard Mobile Learn is installed, search for and select either USC or University of Southern California using the search bar that automatically appears when you open the app.
  3. Log in using the same username and password you normally use to access Blackboard.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is there a cost associated with the Blackboard Mobile Learn application?
A: No. USC licenses Blackboard Mobile Learn for all faculty, staff, and students. There is no charge to the users.

Q: What is the difference between USC – University of Southern California and USC Distance Education Network?
A: Clicking USC – University of Southern California lets you access USC’s main Blackboard server at blackboard.usc.edu using your USC username and password. Click this if you are enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate course at USC. Clicking USC – Distance Education Network takes you to the USC Viterbi School of Engineering’s Office of Graduate and Professional Programs distance learning portal at www.uscden.net. You should only click this if you are enrolled in an engineering online masters or certificate program and have also created a DEN profile.

Q: Where can I get more information about using Blackboard Mobile Learn on my mobile device?
A: For more information, browse or search the Blackboard Mobile Learn help site at:

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