Blackboard - Accessing as a UOIT Student

UOIT students are granted access to the Trent Blackboard system when they're enrolled in a course taught by a Trent University instructor.

If you have enrolled in such a course, you will receive an email message with instructions outlining how to activate your Trent Account after your course status has been communicated by the registrars office at UOIT.

Please note - Course enrollments for UOIT students taking Trent courses is a semi-automated process that is run twice weekly. Therefore, you may encounter a delay between registration and access to your course.

Activating Your Trent Account as a UOIT Student

  • After you have received the automated welcome message, indicating that your account has been processed, visit
  • Click "Activate your Account"  and then select the link to the new user activation form.
  • In the personal email address field, enter your UOIT email address
  • Enter your full UOIT student number in the student number section. For instance, if my UOIT student number was 123456789 I would enter that in the student number field
  • In the account type field, leave the default "Applicant/ Student"

A picture of the activation form with the personal email address highlighted

  • Click the activate button and check your UOIT email account for the activation link. Click the link and set your new password.

A picture of the activation form with the activate button highlighted

  • Your account is now active - Access the myTrent system and click Academics > Blackboard to access your course materials


Please note the following:

  • You will not see your course on Blackboard until 5 days before the start date of the course.
  • There will be an empty Blackboard course on your UOIT Blackboard account, however it's a empty placeholder only. All course material for courses operating at Trent University will be posted on the Trent Blackboard system.

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 13:38