UIC Blackboard: Helpful Guide To Access UIC Portal

Uic Blackboard
UIC Blackboard

The UIC Blackboard portal is the online tool students and faculty use to access courses, grades, and other resources. Blackboard is often one of the first things you see when logging into Canvas — and it’s helpful to know a few things about it before jumping in!

In this guide we’ll walk through accessing your courses, assignments, grading and more.

Section 1: Access Your Courses

The easiest way to access your courses on UIC Blackboard is by using Canvas. Canvas is an online learning management system that offers features such as course planning tools (i.e., calendars), discussion forums and discussions boards for collaboration among students, instructors and teaching assistants. Students can also create blogs for posting notes or assignments created within the system as well as view grades posted by instructors in real-time throughout each term.

Login at UIC Blackboard

You can access the UIC Blackboard website by clicking here.

Students: You will need your UIC NetID and password to login. If you don’t know your password, you can reset it here.

Faculty and Staff: You will need your UIC NetID and password to login. If you don’t know your password, you can reset it here

University of Illinois at Chicago

UIC is a public research university located in the Chicago, Illinois. It is part of the University of Illinois system, which is a part of the state university system of Illinois.

The UIC campus covers more than 200 acres and includes 40 buildings on 85 acres with an enrollment average of 26,000 students. The campus has seven teaching hospitals that include: Rush University Medical Center (established in 1865), Michael Reese Hospital & Medical Center (established in 1881), John H. Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County (established in 1919),

Jesse Brown VA Medical Center (established as United States Marine Hospital #41 by Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War), Loyola University Medical Center (formerly St Joseph’s Hospital until it was renamed when Loyola merged with St Joseph’s Health System) as well as two hospitals run by Northwestern Medicine: Ann & Robert H Lurie Children’s Hospital Of Chicago and Rehabilitation Institute Of Chicago.

UIC Blackboard

What is UIC Blackboard?

UIC Blackboard is the virtual classroom for University of Illinois at Chicago students to access course materials, submit work and communicate with professors and fellow classmates. It’s also a place where you can find important information about your courses. How does it work? Let’s take a look!

The purpose of UIC Blackboard

To provide a means of communication among students, instructors and administrators by providing online access to course information such as syllabi, announcements and assignments; providing an opportunity for instructors to post lecture notes or detailed instructions; allowing students to receive feedback on their work through discussion boards that are monitored by faculty members; offering opportunities for collaboration among peers outside of class time (through group discussions); allowing you certain options when completing assignments such as instant grading when submitting papers electronically.

Benefits Of UIC Blackboard: * Online grade book * Discussion boards * Discussion rooms * Assignment submission process * Grades posted immediately after being submitted


  • What is Blackboard?
  • Where to find Blackboard?
  • What is the Blackboard login page?
  • How do I access Blackboard?

Access UIC Portal

Accessing the UIC portal is a free service provided by the university. The UIC portal allows you to access your UIC email, UIC calendar, and other services. If you are registered for classes at UIC, then you can log in using your NetID and password.

Uic Blackboard
Uic Blackboard

If you are not registered for classes at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), then please use this link: [https://portal.uic.edu/authenticate] (https://portal.uic.edu/authenticate) to access your account with usernames and passwords provided by your academic department or program office staff member who manages student accounts in Blackboard Learn®.*

You will enter an SSL-secured network when accessing the UIC portal from this address: [http://myblackboard].

UIC Blackboard Help Desk

UIC Blackboard Help Desk is available to assist students and instructors with issues related to the use of Blackboard. You can contact them by phone, email or in person.

Phone: 773-442-6700

Email: helpdesk@uic.edu

Website: uic.edu/helpdesk

Address: UIC Student Center East, Room 2200, 855 S. Halsted St., Chicago, IL 60607

Courses at UIC Blackboard

  • How to find your courses

When you log into UIC Blackboard, you will see a list of all the courses you are enrolled in. Click on the course title to view more information about it.

  • How to add a course to your schedule

Once you’ve checked out what’s available for this semester, click on “Add” under Add/Drop Courses and select “Add.” You must be registered for at least one class in order to add any others. The system will ask for permission from each instructor before adding the class; if permission is granted, then it’s time for registration! If an instructor does not grant permission within 48 hours of adding the class (or if they don’t respond), contact them directly using myUIC email or phone call them before proceeding with registration.

  • How to drop a course

Logging in to UIC Blackboard for the first Time

  • Logging in to UIC Blackboard for the first Time

You can log in to your UIC Blackboard account from any computer or mobile device, as long as it has an active internet connection. To do so, simply go to https://portal.uic.edu/bk_en/home and enter your username (e-mail address) and password under “Log In” on the right-hand side of the screen:

If you have forgotten or need to reset your password, click “Forgot Password?” below where it says “Log In”:

  • Changing Your Password

To change your password after logging in successfully, click on “Change Password” at the top left corner of any page within UIC Blackboard:

  • Changing Your Security Questions And Answers

FAQs about UIC Blackboard

  • What is the UIC Blackboard?

The UIC Blackboard is a portal-based learning management system (LMS) where students can access course materials, submit assignments and communicate with their instructors. It is an online system that allows you to access your classes, grades, transcripts and more.

  • How do I login to UIC Blackboard?

You can log in to your account by entering your username and password at www.uicblackboard.uic.edu or by clicking on the “Log In” button in the top right corner of any page on this website. If you are experiencing technical difficulties while attempting to login please contact Student Technology Services at 312-413-6730 or stsc@uic.edu for assistance.

  • What are some of my options when using UIC Blackboard?

Here are some things you can do on the site and how to get there.

You can access Blackboard through the UIC portal by clicking on “UIC” at the bottom of your screen. If you don’t see the UIC logo, click on “Applications” and then select “Blackboard Learn.” You will be redirected to your course homepage.

You can navigate around any Blackboard site using one of two options:

  • Click on links in your course (such as assignments or announcements) or in other areas of the website (such as discussion boards).
  • Click on navigation icons at the top of your screen.


I hope this guide was helpful and you have a great time using UIC Blackboard. If you have any questions, feel free to contact the UIC Blackboard Help Desk at 312-355-7500 or by email at AskUICHelp@uic.edu.

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