UB Learns for Students

UB Learns is the Course Management System at UB. Instructors can post syllabi, readings and assignments as well as communicate via email, virtual chats and discussion boards.

UB Learns, powered by Blackboard, is web-accessible 24 hours per day, seven days a week.

Known issues
  • Intermittent Issue with Panopto Quiz Grade Not Passing Back to UB Learns (Sept. 30).
  • RESOLVED - Blackboard receiving some reports of connectivity issues (UB Learns is hosted on Blackboard's servers) (Oct. 15)
  • RESOLVED - SafeAssign - Due to the high load of incoming papers on Oct. 13, there is a backlog to be processed, and the expected waiting time is around 6 hours (Oct. 13).
  • RESOLVED - Ally experiencing some processing delays (Oct. 9).

> Get the latest information about these issues

Respondus LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor

Respondus tools are used to deter cheating in non-proctored exams in UB Learns.

Learn about downloading and using Respondus LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor

Problems viewing Panopto videos in Safari browser

By default, Safari disables third-party cookies, which causes users to see a request to log in a second time to watch a Panopto video. The issue is resolved by using a different browser (Chrome, Firefox) or enabling third-party cookies in Safari.

> View instructions for enabling third-party cookies in Safari and other UB Learns supported browsers

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    Learn the basics of UB Learns.
  • 5/20/20
    Ultra Base Navigation is an easy-to-navigate system menu that provides quick access to critical information, such as grades, due dates and activities, for all your courses.
  • 6/19/14
    Discover student and faculty communication options.
  • 3/16/20
    Understand the way course work is evaluated.
  • 9/24/20
    Portfolios provide a way for students to efficiently collect and organize artifacts representative of work completed over time.
  • 3/26/20
    Respondus tools are used to deter cheating in non-proctored exams in UB Learns.
  • 3/6/20
    Review grades earned.
  • 12/19/14
    Find answers to frequently asked questions about UBlearns.
  • 3/6/20
    Learn more about UB Learns.
  • 8/31/20
    Ultra Course View is a simpler and more modern course user interface that provides a more uniform course experience across multiple devices, from smartphones to laptops.  
  • 7/27/20
    Ask a question or report a problem you may be having when logged into UBlearns.

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