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Gadsden State Community College


eLearning Student Handbook

Blackboard Login Instructions

To login to Blackboard go to and enter your username and password. Your username is only the portion of your student email before the "@" sign. Do not include Example: username is jdoe9999.

If you do not know your Student email address, login to the Self Service Banner. Click "Personal Information", Click "View Email Addresses", and your campus email address will be listed.

Recently accepted students will receive their account information in the personal email address supplied during the application process. Returning students will not receive this email and will use their username and current password to login.

If you are having Bb login issues, please contact the Help Desk or call 256-549-8341 during regular business hours.

Access Codes

Some Blackboard courses use Course Cartridges, text book publisher created content; these courses require a Student Access Code that is purchased with your text. You will enter this code one time after you login and then will not have to enter it again. If you purchased your text from another source, please contact your instructor for instructions.