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This site is designed for students taking online, asynchronous courses through WSU Global Campus. If you are taking a course from another WSU campus that has transitioned to distance learning due to the university’s response to COVID-19, visit the Student Guide for Completing Courses Remotely for help.

Getting Started in your Virtual Course Space

WSU is currently piloting the Canvas LMS for a limited number of courses, and will fully transition to Canvas starting Fall Semester 2021. For the Spring and Summer 2021 terms, to determine what system each of your courses are in, please visit myWSU and select the “Canvas or Blackboard?” tile.

Graphic: MyWSU tile Canvas or Blackboard.

Blackboard Learn

How to Log In

Go to and log in with your Network ID (the first part of your address), and your Network ID password.

Sample Course

View a sample course at Select “Non-WSU sign-in Here” and log in with:
Username: wsustudent
Password: wsustudent

Blackboard Functions

Wondering how to submit an assignment? Check your grades? Send email? Take a test? Blackboard Learn has all those answers and more in 24 short videos.

Going Mobile With Blackboard

Blackboard supports mobile use on both Android and Apple. Find instructions and links to download the free app at the How to Use Mobile Learn page. Once the app is downloaded, search for “Washington State University Blackboard Learn.” (If you search for simply “Washington State University,” you’ll get the app for the previous system, Angel.)

Student Support

For a menu of support options, including technical help and disability accommodations, visit our student support page.


To join the Blackboard alerts email list and receive notifications about service outages, visit and select Blackboard-alerts from the drop-down menu. A history of Blackboard outages is also available.


How to Log In

For those enrolled in or teaching a Canvas course, navigate to and log in with your WSU NID and password to access Canvas.

Canvas Functions

Going Mobile with Canvas

Canvas supports mobile use on both Android and Apple.

Student Support