Blackboard Support for Students

Blackboard Support For Students

How do I Log In to myCommNet?

How to login

Navigate to https://my.commnet.edu and follow these steps below:

Enter Your NetID
Consists of 8 digits, followed by @student.commnet.edu
*E.g.

Enter Your NetID Password

(if it is the first time logging on, please see instructions below)
The first three characters of birth month, e.g. May (please note: first letter is capitalized)
Ampersand character = &
The last four digits of social security number
*E.g. of initial password = May&1234

How do I Reset my Password?

If you know your password:
Navigate to https://sts.commnet.edu/adfs/portal/updatepassword and follow instructions.

If you remember your email:
Navigate to https://supportcenter.ct.edu/NetID/forgotpswd.asp and follow instructions.

If you remember your security Q & A:
Navigate to https://supportcenter.ct.edu/NetID/forgotpswd-qa.asp and follow instructions.

OR

Password Reset

The Help Desk is available to students, 24 hours, 365 days per year. You can call for help with password resets.

Phone: (860)-723-0221
Website: http://cscu.edusupportcenter.com (live chat and email available)

How do I Create a Thread on a Discussion Forum?

Create A ThreadClick on “Discussions” link (see photo on the right)
Choose which discussion forum you would like to create a thread for
Click “Create Thread” (see photo below)
Create A Thread InstructionsEnter your submission or attach your file.
“Submit” your thread

*Please check out this video to learn how to create a thread on a discussion forum.

How do I Reply on a Thread in a Discussion Forum?

In the discussion forum, find the student that you would like to reply to. Under their post, you will notice a “Reply” button (see photo below). Click on this, write your “Message”, and select “Submit.”

Discussion Forum

**Please check out this video to learn how to reply on a thread.

How do I Submit an Assignment?

Click on “Course Content” or assignments area
Click the name of the assignment
Attach the file you would like to submit (using “Browse My computer”)
Select “Submit”

Submit An Assignment

* Please check out this video to learn how to submit an assignment on Blackboard.

How do I Take a Test on Blackboard?

After locating the test, click on “Begin”.
Note: Save Answers as you answer them.
When you are finished with the test, click on “Save and Submit.”
Note: if the test has a timer, you may be closed out of the test before you finish. Please pay attention to the timer, if applicable.

Take A Test

* Please check out this video to learn how to take and submit a test on Blackboard.

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How to View my Grades for a Course that Uses the Blackboard Grade Center?

To view your grades, use the “My Grades” link in the course menu on Blackboard.
Please see example below:

Blackboard Grade Center

Your grades will be submitted under, “Grade.” * Please Note: An exclamation mark, means your submission has to be graded.

Blackboard Grade Center Art

* Please check out this video to learn how to view your grades on Blackboard.

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How to View my Midterm or Final Grades on myCommNet?

After logging on to myCommNet, click on “ Banner Student & Faculty Self-Service.” Choose an appropriate college, if prompted.
Click on the “Student Records” tab.
Next, click on “Grades/Registration History.”
View your grades.

Blackboard Grade Center Art

* Please check out this video to learn how to view your grades on myCommNet.