Blackboard 9.1 is the Learning Management System (LMS) software application utilized at Western Carolina University to provide online coursework.

Faculty Request Forms

Request a Course Merge

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Request a Course Copy

Copies content from a prior course to a current or future course.

Enrollment Request

Request to have Tutors, Fellows, Teaching Assistants, colleagues, or peers added to your courses.

Development Course Request

Course created to develop new course content and structure in without affecting current courses.

Community Member Access

Request for community member to be added to Blackboard.

Organization/Student Center Request

Request to create a Student Center or Organization.

Course Restore Request

Requests to have course restored from the archived courses.

Course Archive Request

Request to have courses removed from Blackboard during the next archive.

Download the WCU Admin Request for Access-Transfer of Online Course Content for Educational or Research Use
Download the WCU Request form for Admin access to the Course Management System


Educational Technology Team

Jonathan Wade, John Hawes, Jack Caldwell, Daniel Shields, and Mary-Anne Wike

Start of the Semester Checklist

To keep your students from being lost in a penumbra of online darkness, the CFC has a created a checklist to help remind you of those Blackboard tasks that are important – even if you only have to worry about them once a semester. Click here to download the checklist

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra is the online collaborative learning tool integrated into the WCU Blackboard environment that has permanently replaced GoToMeeting.


Learning Management System (LMS) = Blackboard

Blackboard enhances the quality of online and face-to-face instruction and is used to monitor, document, and manage online and classroom events and assignments.  

Blackboard provides a reliable means to engage students in an online environment and can greatly improve the educational experience of both students and instructors.