UFS blackboard is the official online learning portal for University of the Free State students which is part of student self-service which allows you access to your academic records, exam results time tables and more.
Blackboard Learn is a virtual learning environment and course management system developed by Blackboard Inc.
It is Web-based server software which features course management, customizable open architecture, and scalable design that allows integration with student information systems and authentication protocols.
Blackboard learning management system allows faculty to add resources for students to access online.
PowerPoint, Captivate, video, audio, animation, and other applications are created outside of Blackboard and added into Blackboard courses for students to enhance teaching and learning efforts.
How to access UFS Blackboard
To access the UFS Blackboard system, please click on the following link: https://learn.ufs.ac.za
To log in, use your campus username and password.
Note that this is the same login credentials used by staff to browse the internet, intranet and log into their email address, and used by students to browse the internet and log into their UFS4life email address.
See also: How to access UFS student portal
Blackboard learn UFS help desk
If you experience any problems with Blackboard, please contact:
Tel: +27 51 401 9452
How to reset password
If you’re a staff or student and cannot access blackboard learn ufs due to forgotten password, you can easily change your password online at UFS selfservice using their Challenge Response answers.