While you can access Blackboard from your mobile browser, some features may not work well due to the limitations of mobile devices. Instead, you should access Blackboard using the free Blackboard mobile app, which is available for iOS, Android, and Windows.
Simply download the application and install on your device. The Bb Student application is free and can be downloaded from the following locations:
Then, after launching the app on your device, search for "Northern Illinois University" and enter your NIU Z-ID and password to securely login and begin accessing your Blackboard courses.
With the Blackboard App you can:
There are some limitations, however. You should not use the Blackboard App or your mobile browser to submit Assignments in Blackboard, or to take a quiz or test, unless your professor or instructor has specifically told you that you may do so.