Blackboard is the University of the District of Columbia’s Learning Management System (LMS). It is available to all instructors, students, and staff. For academic purposes, it is primarily used to facilitate instruction, manage courses (traditional, online, and hybrid), collaborate with students or colleagues using Web 2.0 media and applications, facilitate organizations, and manage assessments. It is a powerful tool for learning. To view UDC’s Blackboard policy, click here.