How To Use UFS Blackboard Portal Login
The Authority of the University of the Free State has enabled the UFS Blackboard Portal Login – https://ufs.blackboard.com/ Follow these simple steps to Access and use the portal .
What is Blackboard?
Blackboard is an online learning platform where you will find resources, activities and assessments for the modules which you are enrolled in at the University.
University of the Free State Portal Eligibility
Why Do I Need A Student Portal?
Every students ( both fresh and returning students ) need the student portal for so many reasons of which they are listed below.
- Course registration
- School fees payment
- Check semester result
- View admission list
- Pay acceptance fee
- Process academic transcript
- View academic calendar
- Hostel application
- Deferment of admission etc.
All you need to do is to log in to the student portal and carry out any activity of your choice.
University of the Free State UFS Blackboard Portal Login
How To Access And Log Into UFS Blackboard?
To access Blackboard, visit the following website:
URL address: https://ufs.blackboard.com
To log into your Blackboard account type:
Username: Student number
Password: UFS campus password
* Please ensure that you log into Blackboard to activate your profile. Only after activation will you be enrolled into your Blackboard modules.
What to do you if you are not enrolled into all your Blackboard modules?
Contact the Blackboard Helpdesk to request assistance with module enrolment. Please attach your proof of registration when sending an email to the helpdesk. Emails sent after hours will only be attended to the following business day.
|Location||Central computer labs next to the Sasol Library|
|Operating hours||Monday to Friday: 07:45-21:00|
Saturday/Sunday/University and Public Holidays: 09:00-18:00
|Telephone number||+27 51 401 9452|
* Please take note that you will only have access to your Blackboard modules 24 hours after you have registered.
Is there training available on how to use UFS Blackboard?
The Student Orientation Course on Blackboard is an online, self-paced course designed to train students on the effective use of Blackboard tools.
To access the course, please click on the link the below:
*Please note you need to be logged into Blackboard before clicking on the link.
Need more help with Blackboard?
Please contact the Blackboard Helpdesk for any Blackboard related queries, this includes access to modules, assistance with activities on Blackboard and assistance with the Student Orientation Course.
The Blackboard Helpdesk cannot assist with UFS passwords. For password-related queries please contact ICT Services.
ICT Services Password Queries:
During office hours (07:45-16:30)
Tel: +27 51 401 2442
After hours password queries (16:30-22:00)
Contact details (after hours): +27 51 401 3994
Link to password FAQs:
What is the Blackboard App?
The Blackboard App is an enjoyable, simple and easy-to-use mobile learning app for on-the-go, goal-orientated learners. This app will give you access to the UFS Blackboard facilities. The app provides you with the following features:
• Activity Stream – Shows smart view of prioritized events and actions.
• Grades & Progress – Check grades and academic progress in real time.
• Synchronous Learning – Join virtual classes on-the-go in Collaborate.
• Assignments & Tests – View assignments and tests.
How to install the App:
1. Download the app from iTunes, Google Play or the Microsoft Store
2. Type: University of Free State
3. Enter your UFS student number
4. Enter your UFS password
Contact University of the Free State
University of the Free State
205 Nelson Mandela Drive
Bloemfontein Qwaqwa Campus
Phuthaditjhaba South Campus
Oliver Tambo Street
Maps of our campuses
Bloemfontein Campus: +27 51 401 9111
Qwaqwa Campus: +27 58 718 5000
South Campus: +27 51 401 9111
For general information, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org