Learning Management System (LMS)

Systems Supported
Blackboard Learn by Blackboard
Canvas by Instructure, as an LMS option for UAF students and faculty. That application is supported by UA OIT please see UAF's Canvas page.

The Learning Management System is to deliver course content and interact with instructors and fellow students of a classes. It is primarily used for distance education classes that are taught entirely online but can also used for face-to-face or mixed classes. Functionality includes but us not limited to

  • sharing documents
  • assignments
  • quizzes
  • exams
  • forums to ineract with fellow students and the instructor
  • virtual office hours for instructors
  • grades

Every UA Course is automatically provisioned a course shell in the LMS with users automatically managed based on instructers assigned and student registerd for the Section. Instructors and students of non-UA Courses are manually manged by those with the appropriate permissions to the class in the LMS.

Eligible Peoples

  • Faculty
  • Sponsored Guest
  • Staff
  • Student
  • Student Employee


The University of Alaska's learning management system is provided at no cost to departments or end users. 


24 hours a day 7 days a week exclusions are,

  • During scheduled updated or upgrades that require the system to be unavailable. You can see service availability on the UAA Service Status page.


Supported By


This service is maintained and supported by UAA IT Services. Requests for support may be submitted anytime via the Request Support button on the right side of this page. Requests generate a Ticket which will be worked in order received and urgency by the IT Employees with the knowledge and permissions to assist with the request.

For immediate support please contact the appropriate UAA IT Support office.

Request Support LMS Login


Service ID: 281
Thu 12/9/21 10:20 AM
Thu 7/20/23 8:08 PM

Service Offerings (2)

Support for the Learning Management System
Assistance with Learning Management System (LMS), also known as Blackboard. for how to do something; have something done you don't have permissions for; get answers to questions; or report an error with the system. This includes but is not limited to the below
Blackboard Learn
Login to Blackboard Learn the Learning Management System (LMS) for UAA.