Getting Started

A Blackboard course is automatically created for every course at USC. Spring courses are automatically created on November 15, Summer courses are created on March 15, and fall courses are created on April 15. This streamlines the course creation process and supports theĀ Provost’s Emergency Preparedness initiative


For immediate response to your tech support needs, please contact the Help Desk at 213.740.5555 (option 2) or send an email to USC has contracted with, that also offers several hours of additional Blackboard training movies for both instructors and students.

Enterprise Learning Technology provides technical support and consultation for Blackboard, Web Conferencing, Lecture Capture, Clickers, and other academic technologies.