Student Resources

Digital Tools

The Office of Educational Technology provides several technology resources to support your learning experience at QCC. Below are a few of the Technologies and links to support pages and tutorials that you may find helpful.

Blackboard

Blackboard

Blackboard is a Web-based platform used to deliver course materials to enhance both teaching and learning experiences. Working in a password-protected environment, faculty and students are able to post and access course materials, make use of discussion groups, email and many related course management tools - anytime and anywhere

Office 365

Office 365

Microsoft Office 365 offers 50 GB for message storage, Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote & Access), Web and mobile device support, and excellent email security.

Need Help?

For login issues, please email helpdesk@qcc.cuny.edu

Blackboard Support

At Queensborough Community College, instructors use the Blackboard Learning Management System in a myriad number of ways to interact with their students. Blackboard is used by faculty to host their course content such as word and pdf documents, provide students with course announcements and broadcast email announcements and alerts to students enrolled in their courses. Blackboard also allows faculty to host a rich variety of multimedia content such as audios and videos. Instructors may also use blackboard to create, host and administer their exams as well as post and grade assignments.

Thus students should be familiar with the basics of logging into, navigating, viewing content, taking tests, uploading assignments, viewing graded assignments and grades in Blackboard.

student smiling in classroom

 

Learn how to navigate your Blackboard course

Instructors use the Blackboard Learning Management System in a myriad number of ways to interact with their students. Blackboard is used by faculty to host their course content such as word and pdf documents, provide students with course announcements and broadcast email announcements and alerts to students enrolled in their courses. Blackboard also allows faculty to host a rich variety of multimedia content such as audios and videos. Instructors may also use blackboard to create, host and administer their exams as well as post and grade assignments.

Thus students should be familiar with the basics of logging into, navigating, viewing content, taking tests, uploading assignments, viewing graded assignments and grades in Blackboard.

 

Guides

Faculty should find useful the following resources on this website: information on Blackboard development at CUNY; User Guides with information on using new and improved features; and FAQs with answers to the most commonly asked questions.

CUNY Blackboard User Guides for Students

Questions? Contact Blackboard Support at BBSupport@qcc.cuny.edu

 

Blackboard Collaborate - Meet online in real-time with your instructor

Many instructors may use Blackboard Collaborate or a similar technology to conduct their online classes in real-time. Blackboard Collaborate is a powerful communication and collaboration tool that allows real-time online instruction and discussion with your instructor and classmates.

The following are recommendations for a successful online experience in Blackboard Collaborate:

Student Support Services


To access library databases from home, use CUNY Login username (firstname.lastname##) and CUNY Login password (the same password as the CUNYFirst).

Tutorials on using the library databases can be found on the QCC LibGuides page.

For research help or questions, 24/7 Chat is available on the QCC Library homepage from both on and off campus.

 

Library Quick Links:

 

Campus Cultural Centers

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Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

The KHC uses the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

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QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

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QCC Art GalleryOpens in a new window

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.