1. Course Enrollments
Please make sure your registration is current and/or you do not have any outstanding holds (e.g. immunization hold).
If you verified the above information and still cannot access your course, please, submit a request to:
If you need assistance logging in please read the Blackboard article, student log in help found here:
3. Technical problems with the site/course
For all other Technical Support issues, please contact the OPEN SUNY Helpdesk at:
- 1-800-875-6269 or
- go to http://sln.suny.edu/help/help_overview.shtml, where you'll find their hours, Knowledge Base, email, and chat.
In some rare instances the OPEN SUNY Helpdesk might ask you to contact your on-campus instructional technology support team. If it happens, please submit a request to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please, provide as much detail as possible, including: semester, course #, instructor's name, your Panther ID, and list of any steps taken to resolve the issue.
4. How to use Blackboard
After login into the Old Westbury Blackboard site, please click on help tab in the right top corner of the page, and complete Open SUNY Orientation
Also, check out the SUNY Blackboard knowledge base:
After login into the Old Westbury Blackboard site, in the top right corner, you'll see the Faculty Resources area, which has several links to instructional materials and knowledge base.