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myCourses Student Resources

This area is designed as a resource for students using the myCourses system at UMass Dartmouth. Navigation is broken up into sections in the Navigation menu on the left hand side of the screen as well as several helpful links and resources located below.

myCourses Technical Support Information:

Supported Browsers
List of supported browsers and operating systems for Blackboard Learn/myCourses

Login Information
To login, access the UmassD Portal and follow the myCourses link. Select your courses from the right-hand column entitled "myCourses - New System: My Sites"

Browser Check
To check the compatibility of your browser, follow the link above and click on the "Check my Browser" link in the right-hand column.

Plug-in Information & FAQ
A brief overview of the required and optional plug-ins.

Click on the "Agree and start Free Download" button to install the most recent version of Java.

Clear Your Cache
If content is not displaying correctly, you may need to clear your cache (temporary internet files). Visit for browser-specific instructions on how to clear your cache.

Click Here for Help With Publisher Content
Examples: McGraw Hill Connect, Aplia, WebAssign, etc.

More Help
  • Students can email or call the Student Help desk at 508-999-8505 during normal business hours. (Mon-Fri 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.EST)
  • During off-hours, weekends, and holidays, technical assistance is available for students at