Welcome to Western's Blackboard Online Learning Community

System Announcements

  • Blackboard offline on Tuesday for upgrade (Thursday, April 22, 2021)

    Blackboard will be off line on Tuesday, April 27th as we transition to new server hardware and the latest version of Blackboard. Please plan accordingly.

  • Community College Survey of Student Engagement (Wednesday, March 10, 2021)

    The  Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSE) is now open- please check your student email for the survey link and your access code.  Your responses to this survey are very important to help Western understand your experiences and guide us on how to better serve every student every day. The survey takes around 20 minutes to complete, and your responses will not be personally identified. Please complete the survey today!

  • Important Covid19 Information (Monday, September 14, 2020)

    **Important COVID-19 Information**

    If you have symptoms, been exposed to, or tested positive for COVID19 - DO NOT report to class or campus. Complete this COVID19 Self-Reporting Form and contact your instructors via email.

  • Information (Thursday, August 30, 2018)

    Western’s Student Resource Request system is available to students to help when life situations get in the way of your success. Complete the Student Resource Request and a staff member will reach out to help navigate campus and community resources.

    If you need assistance, please contact our help desk:  call 6087896266 or email pcservice@westerntc.edu  Please remember also to check our knowledge base at https://kb.westerntc.edu/ to see if we already have a solution in place for your problem. Our regular hours are 7:30am to 8pm Monday thru Thursday and 7:30am to 4pm on Friday. We will have staff monitoring work orders/voice mails periodically throughout the weekend.

    Daily Blackboard Maintenance at 4:30 a.m.

    The blackboard server will be restarted at 4:30 am each morning. Please plan accordingly.


    Blackboard Browser Checker

    Supported Browsers

    Downloading Respondus LockDown Browser

    If your instructor requires the Respondus Lockdown Browser for testing it can be downloaded here to use on your personal computer: Respondus Lockdown Browser



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