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Getting Started with Online Learning at LLCC

Getting Started with Online Learning at LLCC

This site will provide you with the necessary information to begin your online course. It is recommended that you review the materials on this site and the sites linked from this page before you begin your online learning experience. It is important that you follow these steps as soon as possible to ensure a successful start to your online course. Completing these steps will also allow your instructor to contact you with specific course information.

Step 1. Activate Your LLCC Username and Password.
LLCC uses the same username and password for Blackboard, WebAdvisor, and Email. Please note that you will not be able to login to Blackboard until you have properly activated your LLCC username and password.

The short video below demonstrates how to activate your username and password.

If you have problems activating your account, please contact the LLCC Helpdesk at 786-2555 or via email at For additional information on account activation, click here.

Step 2. Test your Blackboard Login.
Once you have successfully activated your LLCC username and password, you will want to test your Blackboard login.  The video below will walk you through the Blackboard login process and a quick overview of the Blackboard welcome page.

If you have questions about your Blackboard access, contact the Instructional Technology and Distance Education department at 217.786.2345 or visit the Blackboard Student Support Center at To contact ITDE via the LLCC Blackboard Support Request form, click here.

Step 3. Contact the LLCC Bookstore to order your books.

Step 4. Review the Online Technical Support and Tutorials Page

Step 5. Complete the orientation to online learning.
The orientation is located in Blackboard under “Courses in which you are enrolled.” The orientation will cover strategies that will help you succeed in your online course. The Orientation to Online Learning will also include technical tutorials, study skills information, and additional resources related to online learning success.

Step 6. Read and Review the Strategies for Online Learning Success Page
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