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WKU Online

Orientation for Online Learners

Accessing Blackboard

Blackboard (Bb) is WKU’s online course delivery system. It can be accessed at https://blackboard.wku.edu.

Once you arrive at the login page, you will login using your Net ID and password. Please note: You must be a current WKU student and have an active email account to have full access to Blackboard. If you are not a current student, you may login to one of our guest accounts. Additional information is provided below:

Undergraduate Students: Sign-in using the following guest id: guest.chawks, password: 1student. Once you have signed in, click on Orientation for Online Learners in the right hand column.

Graduate Students: Sign-in using the following guest id: guest.student, password: 1student. Once you have signed in, click on Graduate Student Orientation in the right hand column.

Proceed to "Using Blackboard"

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 Last Modified 9/24/14