Notice: Beginning Tuesday, February16th, the technology help instructions contained in this section will be updated.  We are switching to our Universal Login System for all web enabled applications.

Please read the FAQ​ about how you will login to all of our services after February 15th.​

COS and the Blackboard Learn System

The learning system of choice at COS is Blackboard.  COS has been utilizing online learning for many years now, opening doors to an even greater community of learners. Below is some basic information that will help you access your Blackboard account and login to your COS online course. 


Username and Password

Your Blackboard username is your 8-digit COS student ID number (without the @ sign). You can find your new Bb password in Banner Web on the Financial Aid page. Click on View Student Email/Blackboard Information.

Logging In

In your browser (Google Chrome, Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox), enter the URL : . On the login page, enter your Username and Password. 

Change your Password

After you log in to Blackboard the first time, please change your password. 

Go to My Blackboard > Personal Information > Change Password.

Please keep your password secure!

Click here to see a short video showing you how to log in to Blackboard.

If you have difficulty with Blackboard, please contact our student helpdesk at:


Last Updated: 2/11/2016 7:57 AM