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BLAzeVIEW for Students

Getting Started

Valdosta State University uses BlazeVIEW (BlackBoard Vista 8) as an online course management system. Although your classes may not be completely online, your instructor may require you to log into BlazeVIEW for your syllabus, to complete assignments, to download lecture notes, to participate in online discussions, or to take online quizes and exams. Please follow this student guide for getting started and working with BlazeVIEW.

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1. Preparing your computer for BlazeVIEW

2. Logging into BlazeVIEW

  • Your BlazeVIEW username is that part of your official VSU email address that comes before the @ symbol.
    Ex: your email address is jbrady@valdosta.edu ...then your BlazeVIEW username is jbrady
    If you do not know your email address, find it with the username lookup guide.
  • To locate your BlazeVIEW password, use the BlazeVIEW Self-service Password Utility.
    You can use this tool to create your password, or for a BlazeVIEW PASSWORD RESET if you have forgotten your password.
  • Please note that you will not be able to see your courses until the first day of class. If you have just registered, you may not have access to your courses for up to 48 hrs.
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  • If you are enrolled in University System of Georgia Collaborative programs you will not log into BlazeVIEW. Please select the appropriate login for your program: eCore | GOML | WebMBA | European Union Certificate

3. Get HELP!


4. Frequently Asked Questions

5. Learn How To


6. Online Success Guide


7. Online Classes and Degree Programs


* BlazeVIEW is managed by the Distance Learning Department. and advised by the eLearning Advisory Board.


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