Learning Management System (LMS)

Systems Supported
Blackboard Learn by Blackboard


UAF's eCampus support Canvas, by Instructure, as an LMS option for UAF students and faculty. Additional information is available on UAF's Canvas page.

Blackboard Learn is UA's web-based LMS that allows instructors to develop and deliver course materials online.

Instructors use Blackboard to post documents, assignments, quizzes, and exams and to moderate forums, provide virtual office hours, among other functions. Students using Blackboard as an LMS are able to check their grades, submit assignments, and interact with each other and the instructor.

Blackboard is used for distance education classes that are taught entirely online, and also to complement traditional face-to-face classes. Every UA course is automatically provisioned a course shell in Blackboard with automatic management of users, at no extra cost to end-users.

Eligible Peoples

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


The University of Alaska's learning management system is provided at no cost to 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

UAA IT Services. For support, requests may be submitted anytime via the links 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 Technical Support Center.

For immediate assistance please review the Contact IT page for the appropriate support group, or click one of the links to right to submit a ticket

New Course Shell LMS Course Merge Request Support


Service ID: 281
Thu 12/9/21 10:20 AM
Wed 6/8/22 2:43 PM

Service Offerings (3)

Learning Management System Course Merge
Request course merges in the Learning Management System.
Questions or Assistance with Learning Management System
Assistance with Learning Management System for how to do something; have something done you don't have permissions for; or get answers to questions.