Blackboard Support

** Please note:

  • The look and feel of Blackboard will be changing soon. Please view this PDF to see some of the changes: Upcoming Changes to Blackboard(pdf)
  • All Blackboard support and training materials are moving from usm.edu/elo to usm.edu/lec to serve the faculty and students more efficiently. Thank you for your patience during this process.

Are you experiencing technical difficulties and need help? Whether you require assistance after-hours or want answers any time at your fingertips, you can get the help you need from our Online Support Center.

If you are currently a faculty member or are simply seeking more information on teaching online at Southern Miss, our faculty information page has everything you need. If you need additional support from the Learning Enhancement Center, contact us by email at onlinelearning@usm.edu

Have you recently enrolled as an online student but don’t know where to begin?  Are you considering online learning at Southern Miss? Our student information page provides you with all the information you need to get started.

Use your SOAR user id (i.e. w123456) and SOAR password to login to Blackboard.

If you have problems logging into Blackboard, please contact the iTech helpdesk at 601.266.HELP. For all other Blackboard issues contact 24/7 Blackboard Support.