Work and Learn

Get Blackboard Help

Framingham State University's eLearning platform, Blackboard, delivers online, on-campus and blended courses. Regardless of how content is delivered, support services are available to all students, faculty and staff. To view official help documents visit the Blackboard Learn Help for Students site. If you are unable to find the answer to your question, please email or call 508-215-5906.

Take Blackboard 101 for Students

Blackboard 101 for Students is a self-paced introductory course to learn to navigate and submit assignments in Blackboard. You must be logged into Blackboard to access it. Once you enroll yourself in Blackboard 101, the course will appear in your My Courses list. The instructions to enroll can be found on the Blackboard home page once you are logged in.

Locate a Printer

Fifteen network printers are located across campus for student printing. ITS has implemented a print management system, called Pharos, that helps students monitor their print jobs, enables access to networked printers, and increases document security. Each student at FSU is allotted 350 pages per semester for black and white or color printing and 100 pages per intersession and summer session.

Printer types and locations include:

Six printers in the Henry Whittemore Library (two color, three black and white, and one multifunction for scanning)
Four printers in the Hemenway Hall Computer Lab (one color, two black and white and one multifunction for scanning)

  • One printer in Hemenway Hall 101 (black and white)
  • One printer in the McCarthy Center lounge (black and white)
  • One printer in CASA
  • One printer in the Honors House
  • One printer in Nursing classroom 318

Visit a Computer Lab

The General computer lab is located in Hemenway Hall 122. There are 2 additional open labs for students to access. McCarthy Center lounge and on the first floor of the Whittemore Library. 

McCarthy Center Lab hours:

Monday-Thursday: 8:00am-10:00pm 

Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm

Saturday: 9:00am-5:00pm 

Sunday: 12:00pm-12:00am

Whittemore Library Lab hours:

Monday-Thursday: 8:00am-1:00am 

Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm

Saturday: 9:00am-5:00pm 

Sunday: 1:00pm-1:00am