Blackboard App Now Available as a Free Download

Students, faculty and staff returning to the University of Cincinnati for spring semester can now access all things Blackboard from their Apple or Android devices.

The Blackboard Mobile Learn app is available as a free download in the App Store (on an iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad) or in the Google Play Store (on an Android device).

With the mobile app, students and faculty get on-the-go access to grades, handouts, assignments and more. Blackboard Mobile Learn also allows faculty to access and update much of their course content from an Apple or Android device.

“UCIT is committed to being a leader in making sure that the UC community has access to the best mobile learning tools,” said Nelson Vincent, vice president for information technology and CIO. “We’re making big investments of time and talent to bring these important 21st century learning tools to the UC community to support current and future opportunities in research and education.”

To download and start using Blackboard Mobile Learn:

  1. Visit the:
    •  App Store on your iPhone, iPod touch or  iPad.
  2. Search for “Blackboard Mobile Learn.”
  3. Install the app.
  4. Search for the “University of Cincinnati.”
  5. Log in to Mobile Learn with your UC username and password.

Blackboard Mobile Learn is provided at no cost to all UC students, faculty and staff through the efforts of UC Information Technologies and is produced in partnership with the Office of Governmental Relations and University Communications.

As always, if you need technical assistance, please contact the UCIT Help Desk at 513-556-HELP (4357).

For more information about Blackboard Mobile Learn and the future of mobile apps at UC, visit