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Bb Student Communication and Adoption Toolkit

Resources for schools to help students go mobile with Bb Student.

Bb Student is Blackboard’s mobile solution designed especially for students. The app provides an intuitive way to interact with courses and content. Bb Student can be used throughout a student's academic journey to stay on top of coursework and plan ahead.

Please make sure to have the latest Mobile Web Services B2 installed to use Bb Student.

The Bb Student communication & adoption toolkit helps school administrators and trainers educate users quickly and efficiently. Toolkit content can be sent in email, printed and distributed, or integrated with a school's own materials.

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Video introduction

Video: Introducing Bb Student

Communication checklist

We've developed a checklist to save time and take advantage of multiple channels. Download and customize this checklist to fit your school's needs.

Bb Student Communication Checklist

Email template

Make it easy for instructors to let their students know Bb Student is available. Instructors can customize our email template to build excitement and share information about Bb Student.

Bb Student Email Template for Instructors

Announcement in Blackboard Learn

Use the Announcements tool to let students know Bb Student is available. Here’s an example:

Blackboard’s new student app, Bb Student, is available in Apple, Google, and Windows app stores now. You can access Blackboard, get grades, and participate in discussions on your mobile device. Download Bb Student today!

More on announcements

New social tiles for 2017

Use our new social tiles to spread the word about Bb Student on your school’s Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram channels. The Bb Student Communication resources contain additional social tiles.

Bb Student 2017 Social Tiles

Social media toolkit

Help your marketing team promote Bb Student! The Bb Student social media toolkit provides everything needed to share information about Bb Student across your school’s social channels like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Bb Student Social Media Toolkit

Custom Blackboard Learn module

Students’ Blackboard Learn home tab is a great place to promote Bb Student. Use our pre-built module content to put this in place quickly. See our step-by-step guide on how to set up the custom module.

Create a Bb Student Module

Single page for students

Distribute this one-page document to help your students understand the value of Bb Student and how the new app can simplify their academic lives.

Single Page for Students

Communication resources for web distribution

Schools don't need to create everything from scratch. The provided flyers, digital ads, web tiles, headers, and footers can be used on institutional web properties or distributed to generate excitement about Bb Student updates. The zip file contains these resources:

  • Bb Student Flyer
  • Email Header
  • Email Footer
  • Digital Ads
  • Social Tiles

Bb Student Communication Resources


Need Help?

Email Support (available in English only)

@BbMobileSupport on Twitter (available in English only)