What is Blackboard?

Blackboard is the University’s Virtual Learning Environment. The VLE provides a medium for supporting teaching and learning activities, including assessment and examination. More details about Blackboard.

How do I login to Blackboard?

  • Blackboard https://nuigalway.blackboard.com/ is available 24x7 from on and off campus
  • Staff must be currently on the NUI Galway payroll (excludes retired staff). Staff log in to Blackboard using their existing staff ID and password (i.e. the same credentials used for NUI Galway staff email).

What is the service provided by Information Solutions and Services? 

Information Solutions and Services provide technical support for the Blackboard VLE platform and account creation in tandem with student registration and staff HR processes. Technical support is available to all registered students and to staff who are currently on the NUI Galway payroll (excluding retired staff), please contact the Service Desk