that you are enrolled, we know that you are anxious to get started
with your online course. The information below describes recommended
steps for accessing your course for the first time.
In Information for Blackboard Learn 9.1
to your online, blended or web-enhanced course(s) will be available after 12:00 noon on the
first official day of the semester. Although it is not necessary
for all students to log in simultaneously at 12:00, we do recommend
that you access your online course at some time on the first day
of the semester so that you may consult the syllabus and assignments
that may have been posted by your professor.
We recommend that you complete
the CyberPrimer, our online tutorial, before logging into your course
for the first time. The CyberPrimer will be available to you two
weeks before the official start of the semester. You may access the CyberPrimer
by following the instructions below for logging into your course.
note: While the CyberPrimer is
available, your course(s) will not be accessible until the first
official day of the semester.
All online, blended, and web-enhanced
courses at New Jersey City University will utilize the Blackboard
Learn 9.1 Learning Management System. This upgraded
version of the software has a number of enhancements designed to
enrich the teaching and learning experience for faculty and students.
the steps below to log into Blackboard Learn 9.1:
your Web browser (e.g., Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Apple Safari,
etc.) to locate the following URL: http://blackboard.njcu.edu
in your GothicNet ID in the User name field, and your GothicNet
password in the Password field, and click the OK button.
is the ID and password you use to access the NJCU GothicNet
portal to register for classes, check your grades, or access
other campus information.
courses in which you are enrolled in will appear in the My Courses channel of your My Web
Courses page inside Blackboard. To enter a course, click on its name.
your online course requires a textbook, you may purchase it at the
New Jersey City University Campus Bookstore located on the first
floor of the Gilligan Student Union Building on the NJCU Campus.
You may also purchase your textbook through the bookstore's website
The phone number of the bookstore is: (201) 200-3503.
students may also wish to browse major online bookstores such as
& Noble for textbooks and recommended course readings.
your professor has adopted publisher-prepared content called a
"Course Cartridge" for your course, you will need an access key
(in addition to your user name and password) when you enter your
course for the first time. You will find the access key bundled
with the textbook for your course - so please use care in making
sure you purchase the correct text for your course. The access key
is typically a series of letters and numbers and each access key
can only be entered once (i.e., you cannot use another student's
access key). See our Course Cartridge
page for more information. If you purchased a used textbook,
you will need to purchase the access key separately via the publisher of your Blackboard Course Cartridge.
of Student Responsibility & Course Access Duration
to online courses is available only during the official stated semester/session
as indicated by the University's academic calendar. It is the student's
responsibility to retain copies of his/her own work and/or correspondence
posted to online courses for any future reference. All course sites,
including content, are routinely removed from NJCU servers at the
conclusion of each semester/session.
Online course support may be obtained by consulting the Getting
Help section of this site.
If you cannot
find the answer to your question there, please call (201) 200-3449
for assistance or send an e-mail message to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Be sure your message includes all pertinent information including
your full name, name of your course, and a full description of the
problem. A response will be made to you within twenty-four hours.