In the Blackboard app, students can view course items and course announcements, submit assignments and tests, participate in discussions, interact with the Instructor and other classmates in Class Collaborate.

Feature Guide

The Blackboard Student App menu consists of the users profile, Activity Stream Courses, Grades, Due Dates and Settings

Activity Stream

The Activity Stream in the Blackboard App allows users to receive institutional alerts from GSU, access course announcements, view Instructor changes to due dates and events, and more...


Courses contains the courses the Student completed, is currently enrolled in, and courses enrolled in the future.


Students can view grades for all courses, for individual courses, graded work, attempts, and feedback.

Due Dates

View Due dates for all courses or individual courses.


The same profile you setup in the web version of Blackboard Learn will be available in the Student app.

Offline Content

You may download course files, which can be accessed offline, when you have limited or no internet connectivity.

Push Notifications

Not to be confused with the Activity Stream notifications, which are only available within the app. Push Notifications appear on your mobile device (outside of the app) and can link you to the appropriate content.


View important information from your Instructor within an individual course.

Assignments and Tests

Similar to the web version of Blackboard Learn, take online tests and submit assignments in the app, if applicable.


Similar to the web version of Blackboard, the discussions tool is for sharing opinions and suggestions about course material.

Class Collaborate

Similar to the web version of Blackboard, the Class Collaborate tool is a web conferencing software that allows Instructors to have live lectures, prerecorded lectures, or virtual office hours.