Getting Started with Blackboard

Blackboard is the Learning Management system (LMS) used at Missouri State University. With Blackboard Learn, you have access to your course content from anywhere, at any time. You can also interact with your classmates and instructors.

Logging in to Blackboard

How to Log in from the Home Page:

  1. At the top of the Missouri State homepage, click Log In.
  1. From the drop-down menu, click Blackboard Learn, you will be redirected to the Blackboard login page.

  2. Click Missouri State University BearPass.
    Click button to enter BearPass login information.
  3. Type your BearPass login and password and click Log in.
    Enter BearPass login, password, and then click the login button.

How to Log in Directly:

  1. Go to
  2. Click Missouri State University BearPass.
  3. Type your BearPass login and password and click Log in.

How to Log in from My Missouri State:

  1. Log in to
  2. On the Blackboard Learn card, click the Log In link.
Please Note: You log in to Blackboard using your Bear Pass Login and Password. You can learn more about those credentials under Account Types and Uses.

Accessing your Blackboard Course

Once your instructor has made your Blackboard course available, you will find the link under My Courses. You can access your list of courses from the My Institution tab through the My Courses channel, or from the Courses tab. Click on the name of the course to open the specific course.

Please Note: Your instructor chooses when to make your Blackboard course available. If you do not see a course that you are registered for, contact the instructor to make sure they plan to use Blackboard and that they have made the course available to students.


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