|Recommended browser for use with Blackboard |
Because of numerous issues with Internet Explorer, Chrome and Safari when using Blackboard, particularly in regards to online testing and submission of assignments or files, it is required that you only use Mozilla Firefox with Blackboard. Students are responsible for issues resulting from the use of other browsers.
|Windows 10 and Microsoft Edge Internet Browser |
Please note that the Microsoft Edge Internet browser that comes with Microsoft's latest operating system Windows 10 has serious compatibility issues and the continued use of Mozilla Firefox is strongly recommended.
St. Clair ONE- Blackboard and Office 365 Login Instructions
Initial Sync of Blackboard, email, windows, and to activate Office 365 to one Username and Password - You must complete in full the following document. If you stop after setting up the Q&A, your passwords will not sync. When completing the Manage My Passwords step, you will be asked for a new password in order to combine all the target systems. If you do not complete this step you will have log in issues to Blackboard and Office 365 because the passwords do not match.
The link for this document can also be found on the web
More information about the systems can be found at
If you forgot your password or if you forgot both your password and your challenge (security) questions, documentation can also be found on the itservices page to help you out. As we move forward with St. Clair ONE, more information will be added to the pages and we will let you know as we bring them in!
If not already paid, your Winter tuition is due. It is the student's responsibility to ensure your tuition account is paid in full. For OSAP students, tuition is due immediately following the receipt of your OSAP.
The majority of you should have received your OSAP by now. Please check your status on your OSAP web account, click "Check Status", then click "Funding Summary". Also, please check your tuition balance on your self-service account. If you discover that you have not received your OSAP, please contact the Financial Aid Office.
IF you are a student in a FAST-TRACK program, please be sure to make an additional OSAP application for your Spring semester (final) . You can apply on-line at www.ontario.ca/osap or feel free to contact your Financial Aid Office if you have any questions.
The deadline to apply for the Ontario Tuition Grant is March 1, 2016.
The deadline to review or appeal your OSAP is 40 days prior to the end of your study period. Therefore, if your program ends April 29, 2016, you must submit your completed appeal by March 21, 2016.
Income Tax Receipts and Annual Loan Statements can be obtained through your online account with the National Student Loans Service Centre at www.canlearn.ca. T4A's for college bursaries will be mailed at the end of February.
Just a quick reminder to instructors that you control the availability of course sites to students. Prior to making your new course sites available, it is imperative that you make all of your old courses that you no longer use unavailable to students if you have not already done so. To do this, you need to click Customization underneath Control Panel, next click Properties, scroll down to the Set Availablilty section, choose No for the Make Course Available option, then hit your Enter key or click Submit.
New course sites are marked as being unavailable by default and you must click Customization underneath Control Panel, next click Properties, scroll down to the Set Availablilty section, choose Yes for the Make Course Available option, then hit your Enter key or click Submit to make them available when you feel they are ready for your students.