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Blackboard has released an app specific to students called BB Student. This is free to download and use wiith your Missouri State University account. 

Supported Platforms*

Your phone or tablet needs one of these operating systems to run Bb Student.

iOS 7+
Android 4.0+
Windows 8.1+ 

Installing the app and logining in*

Follow these steps to download and install the Bb Student app.

  1. From your device, access the appropriate online store.
    • iTunes StoreSM on your iPhone®, iPod touch®
    • Google Play™ on your Android® device
    • Windows Store on your Windows® device
  2. Search for Bb Student.
  3. Install the app on your mobile device.
  4. Open Bb Student and search for Missouri State University.
  5. Log in with your Bearpass Login and Bearpass Password.

You should now have access to all of your classes where you are a student. It will note which classes are not available. 


Navigation and Notifications*

NavigationWe put your most-used features all in one place. The base navigation gives you easy access to course updates, view course content, and check your grades.

Swipe down to go to a previous screen. When you expand the navigation,breadcrumbs appear at the bottom of the screen.

Activity StreamSee an up-to-the-minute list of important course content and actions you need to take. The activity stream automatically prioritizes this content to help you focus on the tasks that you want to take care of right away.

Tap an item in the stream to open it and begin working. Click the linked course title within the item if you want to go to the course outline instead.



CoursesView all of your courses—past, present, and future. Tap a course to view its content and assignments.
Course ContentEasily scan course materials and access what you need. Tap a piece of content to view its full details.

You can view Microsoft® Word, Excel®, PowerPoint®, and PDF content that your instructors include in courses.


Assignments, Tests, and Grades*

AssignmentsView, complete, and submit assignments right from the app.
TestsTests with the following question types are taken within Bb Student: Multiple Choice, True / False,  Either / Or, Short Answer, and Essay. If tests contain other question types, Bb Student directs you to a web view of Learn to complete the test.
GradesYou get real-time access to grades and feedback within an individual course or from the Grades in the base navigation.

More Information

For more information about how to use BB student, please Blackboard's documentation that they provide.




* information was taken from the BB Student documentation provided by Blackboard Inc. 

For questions or comments, contact the Computer Services Help Desk