Blackboard & Zoom

Most CSUDH courses, whether on campus or online, utilize the Blackboard online learning management system. In addition, to be able to participate in online courses, you will need to access to Blackboard as well as the Zoom videoconferencing system, which is accessed through Blackboard.

First, you will need your login credentials.

Student Login Credentials (Issued after enrollment in first course)

  • Registered Students: If you have not already received your CSUDH login credentials, please contact the College of Extended and International Education Registration Office at 310-243-3741

    • Monday through Friday 8am – 5pm

  • Students who have received their login credentials but are having difficulty with logging should contact CSUDH IT Help Desk at 310-243-2500

    • CSUDH IT Help Desk current hours: Monday through Friday 8am – 5pm

    • Visit for live online support Monday through Friday 8am – 5pm

Following are requirements for accessing Blackboard and Zoom

Accessing Blackboard

Zoom System Requirements

  • An internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)

  • Speakers and a microphone – built-in or USB plug-in or wireless Bluetooth (note: students can use the microphone and receiver built into their smart phone, earphones with a microphone are recommended)

  • A webcam or HD webcam - built-in or USB plug-in (strongly recommended, not required)

  • Or, a HD cam or HD camcorder with video capture card

Note: downloading the Zoom app for your phone is easy.

Student Resources for Zoom, Blackboard

There are also student tutorials for using blackboard and zoom at as well as on the following pages: