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.

Merging Sections:

It is once again possible to have course sections merged. To learn about course merging, please click here!

The Basics:

Additional Assistance:

  • Call our Blackboard Help line 24 hours a day, every day at (213) 740-5555 and choose option 2.
  • Faculty can request help and training from USC’s Enterprise Learning Technologies group by submitting a request to