Faculty Blackboard Course Request Forms

Request for a Course Copy

Faculty Request = All content from a prior course to a current or future course

Instructor Request = Request for copy of content owned by another instructor

Department Head Request = Course copy request

Request a Course Merge

Combines student enrollment of two or more courses. This process creates a new course with the combined enrollment.

If you have content you wish to add to the merged course, please also send us a Course Copy Request.

Organization / Student Center Request

Request to create a Student Center or Organization.

Enrollment Request

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

Request Blackboard Affiliate User

Request for affiliate user to be added to Blackboard. ONLY FOR INDIVIDUALS OUTSIDE THE WCU SYSTEM

Course Restore Request

Requests to have course restored from the archived courses.

Development Course Request

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

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.

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