Online Tutoring and Blackboard Resources


Processing the Breonna Taylor Verdict and Implications

Last Friday, Professor Natasha Robinson, Esq. discussed the Breonna Taylor verdict and what implications this may have for the future.

View the conversation

Technology Resources for Students

Smarthinking tutoring: Smarthinking offers online tutoring in more than 150 subject areas. In most subjects, you can get one-on-one homework help in minutes. Prefer to make an appointment, so you can plan questions and prepare for an assignment? Want to leave a question and come back later for your online tutor’s answer? No problem: Smarthinking provides flexible support options. Students can access Smarthinking through the home page of Blackboard.

Looking for help with Blackboard? Check out the self-paced Blackboard student guide. Note: you must be logged into Blackboard to register and start this course. Have a specific question about Blackboard? Search the knowledge base or submit a ticket at the Technology Support Center. Specific how-to articles on Blackboard use are available on the University website.

Check out more resources on the COVID-19 website for student learning and view a short video on how to succeed taking a class on Zoom.

Find My NetID Tool

Having trouble remembering your NetID? We’ve launched a new tool to help you find it.

Student Technology Guide

We’ve also added a Student Technology Guide as part of the #RULakerLife blog. If you need quick answers about anything tech-related, from WiFi and resetting your password to hardware, software and printing, you can find it there.

Black Student Equity Fund Scholarship

The Black Student Equity Fund Scholarship awards up to $2,000 per academic year, up to $1,000 per semester. Applications for eligible students are now available. For more information, contact:

DocuSign Application Link: Black Student Equity Fund Scholarship Application


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