Introduction to Blackboard for Faculty

Aug. 26, 2021

If you’re new to CUNY SPH and looking for a comprehensive introduction to faculty resources, view our online Adjunct Orientation.

Once you have completed onboarding with Human Resources, you can log in to Blackboard to start building your courses.

Go to and click on Log In- BlackBoard 


Or click here for direct access to login to BlackBoard.

You will log in to Blackboard using your CUNYFirst login credentials (This is your first name, last name and last two digits of your EMPLID followed by For example: This IT page contains frequently used logins and other resources for faculty and staff.  

Once you are logged in to Blackboard, you will see all courses you are enrolled in on the left under “My Courses”. Click on a course to access it and start editing. Download our handy Online Course Manual to get started with Blackboard. 

To access CUNY Blackboard Resources and Faculty User Guides for Blackboard Learn, please use this link.

For additional assistance with Blackboard, don’t hesitate to contact us.

Find more resources and tips for faculty from the Office of Online Learning, including multimedia and other tutorials