Blackboard - Faculty - Course Admin: Using Student View

Student view is a function of the Blackboard system that gives the instructor the ability to preview the course as a student would, and complete assignments with a special student account.

Entering Student Preview Mode

  • Login to the Blackboard course that you wish to preview
  • On the title bar, click the Eye icon to enable student view

First Time Student Preview Setup

  • After entering student preview mode, click the settings button

  • Select the option to Keep the preview user and all data

Exit Student Preview Mode

  • To return to instructor mode, press Exit Preview along the top orange bar.


  • Staff
  • Faculty

Service category

  • Teaching & Learning Tools

Last updated

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 15:29