Office Of Smith IT
Smith School of Business
Van Munching Hall, Rm 3520
College Park, MD 20742
(for Blackboard Requests)
Mon-Fri (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
Blackboard, the online
Enterprise Learning Management System (ELMS) that has been used by Smith
faculty and students since 2002 and used campus-wide since 2006, is to
be replaced by Canvas starting from
January 1, 2013.
To access Canvas and for related supporting documents, go to
Old Blackboard course users (both faculty and students): You
will be able to retrieve materials from Blackboard system until
June 30, 2013 via the link provided at
http://elms.umd.edu from the small white text link at the
bottom of the menu on the left, or
http://umcp.blackboard.com. Please BE SURE to download and save any
course materials you wish to keep in your Blackboard courses.
You may collect and download a copy of your BB course files with course
structure using Content Collection in BB system,
You may make this zipped course file available for students if you or
just use it as a
resource for setting up your new Canvas course as well.
Instructors who will be teaching Winter or Spring 2013 courses:
We highly recommend you attend a Canvas Workshop.
- Office of Smith IT workshops being offered to Smith Faculty/Staff/TAs:
Getting Started with Canvas.
- Campus Division of IT workshops being offered to all campus faculty at
CSS and McKeldin,, see their workshop calendar at:
Smith IT "Eye on IT" newsfeed for the latest updates.
Please contact Office of
Smith IT at
email@example.com for Blackboard support, and
call us at 301-405-2269 if there are further questions.
You can also contact
campus DIT at firstname.lastname@example.org or
301-405-1500 for additional questions.
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Best Practices and Settings for
Users in Smith School of
Business can access Blackboard course sites at
BB support website can be accessed when you click on the "Help"
button on the top of your Blackboard page.
Blackboard support website maintained by Smith IT, we
provide links to some of the many ways to gather information
about using this tool. The campus OIT also provide many
other manuals and training materials that you can reach from
the "Support" tab when login to
To ensure your request has a
guaranteed reply, help us provide you with the best quality support, and help us
better track trends in support requests, please send all Blackboard related
than any individual.
also stop by the Smith IT helpdesk at Room 3520 Van Munching Hall, or call us at
301-405-2269 and they will direct you to the
Instructional Technology staff on duty.