Blackboard is accessed through myRMIT. It is the system where you can find all of your course announcements and content, including class notes and resources. Blackboard also allows you to participate in course activities, take assessments tasks, view and submit assignments, and receive your grades and feedback. Use the Blackboard Mobile Learn app to access many of these features on mobile devices.


Use Blackboard's Browser Checker to see whether Blackboard Learn supports your browser and operating system.

The Java Runtime Environment is required to use some features of Blackboard such as multiple file uploads. Please ensure you have the latest version installed. Download the Java Runtime Environment.

Logging in

Blackboard is accessed by logging into myRMIT. All your enrolled programs and courses are listed on the myStudies tab, with a link to their Blackboard classrooms.

Blackboard mobile

The Blackboard Mobile Learn app allows you to access your course content whenever and wherever you want. The app is free for RMIT students and is available for download from the Apple and Android app stores.

Submitting a Turnitin assignment

Turnitin is part of RMIT’s online assignment submission process used within Blackboard. It promotes academic integrity by checking that your assignments are your own work and that you have acknowledged the work and ideas used from other sources.

User guides

Known issues

  • Headers may not display correctly when using Internet Explorer 10 in compatibility view
  • Page display issues may occur when accessing lecture recordings
  • Blackboard mobile - Reorder settings are lost when refreshing the Blackboard Mobile Learn app
  • Blackboard mobile - Date Restricted Announcements are still visible

Help and support

For technical issues please contact the Service and Support Centre. If you require assistance using Blackboard speak to your lecturer.