Blackboard Ultra

IMPORTANT NOTE: Blackboard ULTRA coming to Fall 2024 courses

All courses offered during the Spring/Summer 2024 term will continue to be offered in the Blackboard Original format as the update to Blackbhoard ULTRA will take effect for new courses starting on Sept 1, 2024 (Fall 2024). 

What is Blackboard Ultra?

Welcome to Blackboard Ultra at St. Lawrence College! In the Fall 2024 semester the college will be transitioning from Blackboard Original to Blackboard Ultra. Blackboard  Ultra is your one-stop shop for course materials, assignment info, grades, and more for all your current courses. The resources on this site will help you use all the various functions of Blackboard Ultra that you might need to be successful at SLC.  

Why should I use Blackboard Ultra?

Students are required to use Blackboard Ultra to interact with their Faculty, submit formal assignments, and check their grades.

How do I use Blackboard Ultra?

We encourage students to click on the following links under each category to learn more about Blackboard Ultra and how to use it in your courses. 

Getting Started

Blackboard Ally

Ally creates alternative files that are easier to use by all students. Ally works within your online course so it's available right where you need it. 



Online Tests & Quizzes

Respondus LockDown Browser (for Bb Tests)

This software application might be used by faculty to implement secure tests. Students will need to download and install the Respondus LockDown Browser on their personal computer and follow the steps outlined in the handouts to complete their Blackboard tests.



Where can I learn more about Blackboard Ultra?

The following websites will help students learn more about Blackboard Ultra.